Antigas Minas de Volfrâmio da Borralha

Montalegre
Description
The ancient miner enclosure of Borralha enclosed the parishes of Salto and Venda Nova. These are composed by 36 concessions, totalling approximately 1788 acres of land. 28 of these concessions were of wolfram and tin, 10 of tin and wolfram and 2 of wolfram, silver and cooper.
These mines employed thousands of people, transformed and streamlined the site, receiving, consequently, nationally and internationally visibility.The Ecomuseum of Barroso is creating the theme park's mines of Borralha.


Location: Montalegre
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