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Viana, Lima Princess

By 17 July, 2019 No Comments

Visit Viana do Castelo, and be enchanted by the relics of its historical, cultural and ethnographic heritage. Get to know one of the most beautiful cities of northern Portugal.

Ever heard of Lima Princess? One of the best kept treasures of northern Portugal, planted by the sea.

Viana do Castelo is about 1 hour away from Porto by car. It is considered one of the best preserved historical cities in the country and is distinguished by the number of buildings of different styles: Baroque, Art Deco, Manueline and Renaissance as well as for its traditional gastronomy: Roasted Cod, Octopus, Lamprey Rice, etc.

The ex-libris of the region is also without doubt the fabulous “Vinho Verde” that can be paired with a beautiful dish of fish or seafood because it is a light wine, young and low alcohol.

Viana do Castelo belongs to the Minho region and is characterized by numerous pilgrimages, festivals and traditions that bring joy to the population throughout the year. Its landscape is marked by vineyards, manor houses and granite buildings.

On a full-day visit you will be able to see some of the monuments that embellish this city such as: The Cathedral of Viana, the historical center, the Costume Museum, the hospital ship Gil Eanes, the railway station and the imposing sanctuary of Santa Luzia from where you can observe one of the most beautiful panoramas in the world.

Do not hesitate to spend a day of your trip to visit this beautiful city, which was once so important during the time of the Portuguese discoveries, and later also in the Cod fishing.

With our professional guides you can get to know all this and more, leaving your place of comfort and exploring in depth the most interesting places, taking advantage to combine a historical-cultural visit to an opportunity to taste wonderful dishes of our gastronomy in a of the city’s traditional restaurants.