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Portugal – North (Porto, Viana do Castelo, Bragança, Vila Real)

VISITED BY: 2011 NOMADS
What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Alto Douro Wine Region
  • Historic Centre of Guimarães
  • Historic Centre of Oporto
 Tentative WHS
  • Bulwarked Fortifications of the "Raia" (Border)
  • Ensemble of Álvaro Siza's Architecture Works in Portugal
  • Historic Centre of Guimarães and Couros Zone (extension)
  • Routes of Santiago de Compostela: Routes in Portugal
  • Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga
  • Palácio da Bolsa, Porto
  • Parque Nacional da Peneda-Geres
  • Viana do Castelo
 Borders
  • Portugal (sea border/port)
  • Portugal-Spain
 XL
  • Braganca province far east (Miranda do Douro)
  • Vilarinho da Furna (ghost village)
 European Cities
  • Braga
  • Guimarães
  • Porto
 World Cities
  • Braga
  • Porto
 Airports
  • Porto (OPO)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Bom Jesus do Monte Funicular, Braga
  • Douro Line
  • Penha Cable Car, Guimarães
  • Porto Heritage Trams
  • Portugal Intercity Railway Experience
  • Sao Bento Station, Porto
 Museums
  • Braga: Biscainhos Museum
  • Braga: D. Diogo de Sousa Museum
  • Braga: Image Museum
  • Braga: Museu do Traje Dr. Gonçalo Sampaio
  • Braga: Nogueira da Silva Museum
  • Braga: Pius XII Museum
  • Bragança: Centro Ciência Viva de Bragança
  • Bragança: Museu Ibérico da Máscara e do Traje
  • Guimarães: Alberto Sampaio Museum
  • Guimarães: Casa da Memória Guimarães
  • Porto: Military Museum
  • Porto: Museu da Misericórdia do Porto
  • Porto: Museu das Marionetas do Porto
  • Porto: Museu Romântico da Quinta da Macieirinha
  • Porto: Museu Serralves
  • Porto: Port Wine Museum
  • Porto: Portuguese Centre of Photography
  • Porto: Soares dos Reis National Museum
  • Porto: Tram Museum
  • Porto: World of Discoveries
  • Viana do Castelo: Casa dos Nichos
  • Viana do Castelo: Museu do Brinquedo Português
  • Viana do Castelo: Museu do Traje
  • Viana do Castelo: Museum of Art and Archaeology
  • Vila Real: Archaeology and Numismatics Museum
  • Vila Real: Museu da Vila Velha
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Braga: Biscainhos Museum (Palace)
  • Braga: Episcopal Palace
  • Braga: Raio Palace
  • Bragança: Bragança Citadel (Military Museum)
  • Esposende: Forte de São João Baptista de Esposende
  • Guimaraes: Guimaraes Castle
  • Guimaraes: Palace of the Dukes of Bragança
  • Mateus: Mateus Palace
  • Monção: Brejoeira Palace
  • Palmeira: Castle of D. Chica
  • Porto: Episcopal Palace
  • Porto: Forte de São Francisco Xavier do Queijo
  • Porto: Forte de São João Baptista da Foz
  • Porto: Palácio da Bolsa
  • Porto: Palácio do Freixo
  • Viana do Castelo: Citânia de Santa Luzia
  • Viana do Castelo: Forte de Santiago da Barra
  • Vila Real: Mateus Palace
 Religious Temples
  • Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga
  • Clérigos Church, Porto
  • Guimaraes: Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Oliveira
  • Porto: Carmo Church
  • Porto: Church of Saint Ildefonso
  • Porto: Church of Sao Francisco
  • Sanctuary of Santa Luzia, Viana do Castelo
 Modern Architecture: Buildings and Monuments
  • Torre de Clérigos, Porto
 National Parks
  • Alvão Natural Park
  • Douro International Nature Park
  • Montesihno Natural Park
  • Peneda-Gerês
 Festivals
  • Douro Valley: Douro Film Harvest
  • Fantasporto International Film Festival
  • Festa das Cruzes, Barcelos
  • Festa de Sao Joao, Porto
  • Paredes de Coura: Paredes de Coura Festival
  • Porto: Black & White Festival
  • Serralves em Festa, Porto
  • Vila do Conde: Curtas Vila do Conde
  • Vilar de Mouros: Vilar de Mouros Festival
 Experiences
  • Fado performance
  • Taste Cozido
  • Taste Francezinha
  • Whack people with mallets on St John’s Day (June 23)
 Entertainment/Things to do
  • Maus Hábitos, Porto
 Ship Museums
  • Viana do Castelo: Gil Eannes
 Windmills
  • Apúlia e Fão: Apúlia e Fão windmills
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De paseo por Braga
Guimaraes
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Lamego
Peso da Regua
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Viano do Castelo
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Castle of Melgaço
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Porto - a city of contrasts