As an immense open-air gallery, the Côa Valley features more than a thousand outcrops with rock art, identified in over 80 different sites, predominantly from the Upper Paleolithic, some 25,000 years ago

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Scenes from the daily lives of Paleolithic Artists from the Côa Valley

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World Teacher’s Day

World Teacher’s Day

The Côa Museum – Ciência Viva Centre celebrates the World Teacher’s Day on October 5, the date created by UNESCO...

Foundation for Science and Technology launches the second edition of the “Vale do Côa International Research Awards”

Foundation for Science and Technology launches the second edition of the “Vale do Côa International Research Awards”

The "Vale do Côa International Research Awards" is an International Research Program on  Côa Valley, financed by the Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia – FCT), which aims to stimulate the production of scientific knowledge in the area of ​​influence of the Côa Valley Archaeological Park

The last Neanderthals lived in the Côa Valley

The last Neanderthals lived in the Côa Valley

Few archeological themes arouse more curiosity and more debated among the scientific community than the extinction of the “Neanderthal Man” (Homo sapiens neanderthalensis) and his replacement by the Anatomically Modern Man (Homo sapiens sapiens).

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The Douro Before you

The Douro Before you

The “cause” for this current exhibition, “The Douro before you”, is the urge for a hymn, an homage to the Douro people, its places of recollection, the childhood years of the Artist himself - Sobral Centeno.

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