Viana do castelo

Viana do castelo is a city and a municipality, seat of the district of Viana do Castelo, in Norte region, Portugal founded in 1258. Its traditional folklore is among the richest in the country.


The ruins of a city at the top of Santa Luzia hill, which you can visit. In the centre you will find many small streets with old houses.

The main attractions include the Cathedral (15 th century) and the surrounding streets, the Misericordia (16 th century) and the Old Town Hall right in the main old square. And obviously, don’t miss the neo-Byzantine Church of Santa Luzia, located on top of the Santa Luzia hill and with an astonishing view of Viana do Castelo, the river estuary and the sea.

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