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All reviews minho river across the river narrow streets shops selling walled city shops and restaurants old town well worth a visit small village fort walls northern portugal spanish border a great place to spend linens towels fortaleza views
This is a great wee place to visit. The views across to Spain are lovely and the village itself is very attractive. The walk around the wall is very rewarding giving great views of the countryside. The shops in the village are worth a visit...More
Spent a few hours wandering round this place . Stunning views of the valleys and the river ,with a quite interesting fort. It doesn't cost to enter here ,but all the quaint little houses have been turned into shops to sell to the tourists. It...More
Very interesting walled town; compact and easy to cover in a few hours (unless you are going to spending time in museums). Friendly folks at the information center. Kids really enjoyed playing near the walls. If you are going in the summer it can get...More
Stayed here for one night but no-one told us the place is virtually uninhabited after the tourists leave at sunset! Only a couple of restaurants open in the evening and they were only half full! No bars or nightlife that we could find, even the...More
We went here for the day when staying in the north of Portugal. It was a surprise how large the area was. It is also part of the pilgrimage route so we saw many pilgrames with the scallop shells attached to their backpacks. Despite being...More
This is a fine interesting place to visit.
We are staying here until Monday after a long W/ E. The cars are a menace and as most of them are Spanish that drive too fast it is a problem. Portuguese tourism must get to grips...More
We drove here just because it was there, and we were spending several days near Viana do Castelo. This fortress is really amazing. It is a medieval fort (with leftovers from the Romans) in which shops have sprung up. I really wish that I had...More
In the 17th century many of the Portuguese towns on the Spanish border were fortified in Vauban style. The fortification in this town is an excellent example of it – mainly because it’s very well preserved. Walk on the top of the fortification walls and...More