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Its strategic position at the confluence of the Coura and Minho from which it controlled the estuary by looking down on the Spanish bank from Mount Santa Tecla, meant that the fortified town of Caminha was used to defend the north border of Portugal against the Galicians... Today it is a small fishing port and a craft centre specialising in brasswork.

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  • Praça do Conselheiro Silva Torres

    Conselheiro P - 4910 Caminha

    The old buildings which are set about a 16C granite fountain give a medieval feel to this square. In the south, the Palace of Pitas (15C) is a Gothic building whose façade, covered in coats-of-arms, boasts accoladed windows. The meeting room in the t..

  • Parish Church

    Rua Ricardo Joaquim Sousa P - 4910 Caminha

    This granite fortress-church was built in the 15-16C by architects from Galicia and Biscay. Apart from a few Gothic features (pinnacles) this church is essentially Renaissance in style - the portals and façades in particular. The southern lateral por..

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Hotels Caminha

  • Hotel Meira

    Rua 5 De Outubro, 56 P - 4910-456 Vila Praia de Âncora

    Situated in the wind-protected valley of Vila Praia de Âncora, this 4-star hotel is only 2 minutes’ walk from the beach. The welcoming restaurant adds to the hotel’s traditional, warm atmosphere. All rooms offered by the Hotel Meira are elegantly fu..

  • Design & Wine Hotel

    Praça Conselheiro Silva Torres nº 8 P - 4910-122 Caminha

    Located in Caminha and just 1.5 km from the beach, Design & Wine Hotel combines contemporary and historical 18th-century design. It offers traditional Portuguese wines and features a restaurant and a spa. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Design &..

  • Prazer da Natureza Resort & Spa

    Estrada do Funchal, 989 P - 4910-584 Vilar de Mouros

    Prazer da Natureza is located in Vilar de Mouros Natural Park and offers apartments and modern detached bungalows. Surrounded by lush gardens and inspired by the Vilar de Mouros Festival. Each air-conditioned bungalow villa comes with 1 or 2 bedroom..

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