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Viana do Castelo District

Welcome to Viana do Castelo District

Viana do Castelo: Situated at the mouth of the Lima river, between the ocean and the mountains, the charming city of Viana do Castelo is steeped in tradition. Historically, the city was a crucial point of departure during the Age of Discovery, when many Portuguese explorers embarked to discover the unknown world. Today, Viana do Castelo is a lively fishing port, renowned for its compelling architecture, featuring Manueline and Renaissance influences as well as innovative contemporary design. Below the hills of Santa Luzia, the narrow, winding streets are lined with beautiful palaces and houses constructed over the centuries. Visitors will also enjoy the beautiful Cabedelo beach across the Lima estuary.

Top Tours & Activities in Viana do Castelo District

Rafting In Minho

The pleasure of whitewater adventure with lots of adrenaline and beautiful landscapes!

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Eco Canyoning – Arcos De Valdevez

Explore nature with small group tours with an expert local company and specialized canyoning guides by Internacional Canyoning Commission (CIC).

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Alto Minho Private Tour: Visit Valença, Ponte De Lima & Viana Do Castelo

Discover the most complete tour through Alto Minho, compelling three powerful historical Portuguese cities: Valença, Ponte De Lima and Viana Do Castelo. On this full-day private tour get in touch with the customs, traditions and flavors of those northern cities. Uncover a tremendous Fortress, a Medieval Bridge with 24 arches and a majestic Sanctuary.

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Eco Canyoning – Viana Do Castelo

Explore nature with small group tours with an expert local company and specialized canyoning guides by Internacional Canyoning Commission (CIC).

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Fly Fishing In Portugal

The best rivers for fly-fishing are in North/Central Portugal because of the superior water quality and the abundant salmonid species.

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Good To Know

Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro
Time Zone
GMT
Country Phone Code
+351
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