Monte de Santa Luzia
4901-909 Viana do Castelo
Ponte de Lima (33 kms): One of the oldest towns in Portugal.
Valenca (60 kms): Fortress town on the border with Spain.
Braga: (70 kms): The religious capital of Portugal – sights include a 900 year old cathedral in the town centre and Bom Jesus do Monte.
Baiona, Spain (70 kms): Attractive coastal town with a rich maritime history and great beaches.
Porto (78 kms): Located on the Douro river estuary, Portugal’s second city is steeped in history and is most famous for its renowned port wine.
Guimaraes (84 kms): One of the most historic towns in Portugal, its historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Vigo, Spain (103 kms): The largest city in Galicia.
Cies Islands (accessed by ferry from Vigo and Baiona): Voted the world’s best beach by the UK’s Guardian Newspaper in 2007.
Peneda de Geres National Park (nearest point is approx. 50kms): Portugal’s only national park.
Pontevedra, Spain (120 kms): A beautiful ancient town and medieval port.
Santiago de Compostela, Spain (185 kms): This historic old town is a UNESCO world heritage site and houses the shrine of St James the Apostle. It is the destination of the Camino de Santiago, a famous Catholic pilgrimage route.
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