Viana de Castelo

This city is renowned for its connection to the sea and the traditional portuguese apparel.

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What to visit in Viana do Castelo

Citania of Stª Luzia

The ruins of a fortified village of the Iron Age can be found on the outskirts of Viana de Castelo, at the top of Santa Luzia hill. The excavations uncovered unique polygonal houses, which prove that the Romans occupied this village until the fifth century. This citizenship is also classified as a national monument.

Weight Spa

Located in a green valley forested and flooded by the sound of running water, these hot springs are a quiet place with recognized therapeutic potential. Mineral waters began to be used in the treatment of various diseases since the late 1800's, including diabetes, obesity and high cholesterol. Sprawling over 2 hectares, the thermal springs also comprise a camping, bungalows, a mini golf course, tennis court and a café.

Castle of Melgaço

One of the most important military bastions along the northern border of Portugal, this Roman castle was built in the 12th century and later protected by a wall that connects it to the city. The only vestiges of the medieval fortifications are the guard of the castle, part of the fort, three towers and the north and west gates. The castle was classified as a national monument in 1910 and the guard was transformed into a museum.

Mezio Megalithic Core

This prehistoric site is made up of a dozen megalithic monuments that were used as tomb places in the Iron Age. Also known as Antas de la Sierra del Soajo, the Megalithic Núcleo del Mezio is important not only for its archaeological artifacts, but also for being a unique example of a prehistoric funeral place.

Castle Santa Cruz

In the old town of Vila Fonche, this strategically positioned Roman castle was one of the first infrastructures to support the human peoples in this area. Archaeologists discovered defensive functionalities, including the existence of walls and foundations of a guard. The castle would have been abandoned near the middle of the thirteenth century.

Monastery of Ermelo

Located along the Lima River, this former Benedictine monastery was built in the 13th century and later used by Cistercian nuns and monks. The temple later became a parish church. In spite of the damages suffered throughout the centuries, the odd architecture of this monastery and its cultural patrimony were recognized, being classified like national monument in 1977.

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