Amadeu Ferraz de Carvalho (1876-1851) describes the County of Tondela geographically as follows: "The Municipality of Tondela extends over the plateau, covers part of eastern side of Caramulo and, beyond the mountains, still lingers in the highlands St John's Hill, on the slow side of the upper border of the basin of Aveiro. And so the natural sections in your area are: the part of the plateau cut by the Dan and its tributaries Dinha and Pavia, the depressed area between the plateau and the mountains Caramulo, Criz and drained by its tributaries; caramulana part, with the eastern side and western boundary high in the Agueda basin, "and adds" an extreme basin, the Quaternary deposits indicate extinct small lakes, mountains border the Caramulo : is the Valley of nonsense. "
In this context, the region of Tondela appears as a major focus of archaeological remains that allow us to place in different life scenarios of prehistoric populations. It is through these traces we can try to understand the "modus vivendi" of people that will always arousing the curiosity of researchers.
Browse the Municipality of Tondela is truly starting to discover the history in its most beautiful aspects, art, landscapes and people, because in every place there are other brands worthy of being admired times: huge sun with its magnificent stone weapons, churches, chapels, bridges and water mills.
Architectural heritage of historic value in the county are referencing some housing a matter of record, both for its size and magnificence, as the history associated with them and their owners. Registration is also the pillories, representing landmarks of local history and tradition set in the Portuguese political charters.