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Viana do Castelo

Viana do Castelo is one of the most beautiful cities in the north of Portugal. Its involvement in the Portuguese Discoveries and, later on, cod fishing shows its traditional connection to the sea. Viana do Castelo is easily accessed from … Read More

Valença

Knowing the Valença Fortress, is to go through the memories of 2000 years of the most striking pages of the historical adventures of Portugal and Spain.A jewel of bastioned military architecture, with 5 km of wall, a living and multicultural … Read More

Guimarães

Guimarães is considered the birthplace of Portugal because Afonso Henriques, who went on to be the first king of Portugal, was born here. The historical centre in the area that was within the Guimarães city walls, is associated with the … Read More

Braga

Braga is a lively city, one of the oldest in the country, and is teeming with young people who study at its universities. Built more than 2,000 years ago, “Bracara Augusta” was, as the name indicates, founded by Augustus; it … Read More

Ponte de Lima

The main symbol of Ponte de Lima, that together with the river names the town, is its bridge. In reality, it’s a composite formed by two bridges: a medieval part, which is bigger, starting on the left bank of the … Read More