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Viana do Castelo

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A modern town with ancient roots, Viana do Castelo is in the very north of Portugal, crushed between the estuary of the River Lima and the wild surf of the Atlantic Sea. The Praça da República, its beautiful fountains and the Church of the Misericórdia –a three-story melange of Romanesque and Renaissance architecture – form the medieval heart of the city. Along with the 15th-century cathedral, the ancient piazzas and Manueline mansions all contrast neatly with the area’s modern-day seafront marina. But Viana is best known for its Santuario de Santa Luzia, a church perched on a hilltop overlooking the Atlantic rollers. It is accessible by funicular from the town center, which will climb the 820-foot hill. The construction of this elaborate Neo-Byzantine church began in 1903 based on a design by Miguel Ventura Terra, who was inspired by the Sacré Coeur in Paris.

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Dagtrip Santiago de Compostela en Valença do Minho vanuit Porto

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Steek de grens met Spanje over en ontdek een deel van de St. Jacobsroute, een heilige route die pelgrims al eeuwenlang volgen, tijdens een bezoek aan Santiago ...  Meer info

  • Locatie: Porto, Portugal
  • Duur: 11 uur
  • Taal: Engels
Van USD 136,72