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Figueira da Foz

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About Figueira da Foz Translated the town’s name means Fig Tree at the River mouth. The population of this lively beachside town swells to almost double its size in the summer months of July and August when Portuguese and Spanish … Continue reading

Seixal

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About Seixal Seixal presents a riverside zone with cultural, economical and social potentialities for tourism. Ther city has available a several activities always connected with the history and is fantastic to take a walk near river and have fun with … Continue reading

Caldas da Rainha

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About Caldas da Rainha Caldas da Rainha is a city in western central Portugal. The city serves as the seat of the larger municipality of the same name and is the seat of the Comunidade Intermunicipal do Oeste (West Intermunicipal … Continue reading

Ponte de Lima

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About Ponte de Lima Ponte de Lima is a market town on the south bank of the Lima River facing a magnificent Roman bridge with low arches. Its setting, together with a laid-back atmosphere makes it one of the loveliest … Continue reading

Tomar

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About Tomar Located 100 km north of Lisbon in the most fertile region of Portugal (Ribatejo), Tomar is a historic city worth to visit.Tomar inhabitants are called “Nabantinos” as the ancient Roman city in this exact location was called “Nabantia”.After … Continue reading

Valença

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About Valença Valença is situated in the far northwest of Portugal, on the left bank of the Minho River, from which the Minho district takes its name. It is essentially a frontier town – the river acting as a natural … Continue reading

Viseu

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About Viseu Viseu is both a city (capital of Viseu District) and a municipality. The Greater Metropolitan Area of Viseu is also one of the Greater Metropolitan Areas of Portugal with 354,162 inhabitants.Viseu has undergone a considerable economic growth, especially … Continue reading

Viana do Castelo

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About Viana do Castelo Situated close to the mouth of the river Lima, 65 kilometres to the north of Porto and 50 kilometres from the Spanish border at Valença, Viana do Castelo was founded in the thirteenth century by D. … Continue reading

Amarante

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About Amarante Although its origins are yet unknown, the city of Amarante has become an enchanting and truly inspirational destination for travellers who have been lured by the natural beauty and genuine character of this northern city. Located in Porto’s … Continue reading

Póvoa de Varzim

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About Póvoa de Varzim Póvoa de Varzim is a Portuguese city in the Norte Region and sub-region of Greater Porto, with a estimated population of 67,105. It is located in a sandy coastal plain, just south of Cape Santo André, … Continue reading