Located on Chão do Pião there is this beautiful Roman era mergulho (plunge) fountain.
In the Museum of the old Mother Church of Cardigos '... A sepulchral slab from the nearby Chão do Pião Fountain is preserved, where in a vineyard near the fountain, were found floors of houses, pots, bricks, remains of tiles and even a fragment of a marble column (this one in the museum of Mação).
The reading of the funerary inscription that must date back to the 2nd century of our era offers its difficulties because it is fragmented and incomplete. ...'. In Monograph of Cardigos Pag 24'