Alvite was a parish in the Cabeceiras de Basto, located at the root of a high mountain, Serra da Ourada.
Cout Alvite was the Monastery of S. Miguel de Refojos. Comprises three clusters, Petimão, Reira and Cacheira. It has several buildings of important historical and architectural value.
As for the heritage to visit, stand out from the tower Alvite, the Chapel of Santa Catarina, the Lady Chapel of Aparecida, St. Anthony's House, the House of Chaos, Casa de Lamas, Casa de Alvação, the couple's home in Alvite and the Tower House.
The festivities, as de S. Pedro de Alvite, S. Sebastian, Santa Catarina, Lady of Aparecida and Senhora da Piedade, They are the most relevant.