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Portugal, Amarante, rivière Tamega et monastère de Sao Gonçalo
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On the slope of a hill on the side of the Tâmega, Amarante is a charming and picturesque village whose old houses have wooden balconies and wrought iron grilles. Well-known for its pastries (lérias, foguetes, papos anjo) and its vinho verde, the town is enlivened each year on the first Saturday in June at the Festival of its patron saint, St Gonzalve, who has the reputation of promoting marriages and fertility.

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Tourist attractions Amarante : Things to see and do

  • São Gonçalo bridge

    Praça da Republica P - 4600 Amarante

    The granite bridge was built over the Tâmega river in the late 18C. A marble plaque on one of the obelisks guarding the bridge entrance on the left bank recalls the victorious resistance, on the 2nd May 1809, of General Silveirea, the future count of..

  • Church of São Gonçalo Monastery

    Praça da Republica P - 4600 Amarante

    This Church, built in 1540 has a side portal with three levels of small Italian Renaissance columns and is crowned by a Baroque pediment. Near the portal, you will notice the statues of the four Kings who reigned during the period of the church's con..

  • Town Hall

    Pl. du Marché P - 4600 Amarante

    This town-hall is set up in the old convent buildings (right of the church, in the market square). On the first floor, a small museum exhibits archaeological vestiges, sculptures and modern paintings by Amadeo de Souza Cardoso, a cubist painter born ..

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Hotels Amarante

  • Hotel Amaranto

    Rua Acacio Lino 333 P - 4600-045 Amarante

    Offering views of Amarante, this hotel comes with air-conditioned rooms and a 24-hour reception. The panoramic breakfast room overlooks the city centre and the Tâmega River. Including a work desk, all elevator-accessible rooms at Hotel Amaranto come..

  • Hotel Navarras by Tamega Clube

    Rua António Carneiro P - 4600-049 Amarante

    Situated in Amarante’s historic centre, Hotel Navarras by Tamega Clube is 350 metres from the Tâmega River. It offers air-conditioned rooms and has a terrace with panoramic views. Hotel Navarras’ rooms have modern wood furnishings and a private bath..

  • Hotel Casa da Calçada Relais & Chateaux

    Largo do Paço, 6 P - 4600-017 Amarante

    Set in a 16th century manor, this boutique hotel is located in central Amarante with views over the Tâmega River. It offers an outdoor pool, nearby golf facilities and free parking. The chic guestrooms of the Casa da Calçada Relais & Châteaux featur..

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