day trip

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

Lagoas de Bertiandos e S. Pedro de Arcos

The 345.87 ha of Lagoas de Bertiandos e São Pedro de Arcos Protected Landscape are home to a complex of permanent and temporary freshwater lakes. On a land depression crossed by Estorãos river (a subsidiary of Lima River) and once … Read More

The beaches of Viana do Castelo

The beaches of Viana do Castelo have a great cultural, natural and landscape value. One of the most famous one is the Praia Cabedelo Beach, a perfect place for kitesurfing. It is also worth visiting the praias of Afife Beach, … Read More

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


The Minho Region has unique characteristics associated to a natural landscape of enormous beauty and biodiversity. Marked by an intense green of the fields and vineyards, the Minho beautiful landscape allies itself with the contagious joy of the festivities and … Read More

Peneda-Gerês National Park

Peneda-Gerês National Park occupies an area of 69,594.48 ha and extends from Mourela to Castro Laboreiro plateaus. This area also includes the mountains of Peneda, Soajo, Amarela and Gerês. This is a mountainous region, composed mainly of granite, with points … Read More


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 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 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