Things to see and do - Caminha
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Caminha Travel guide
Caminha : Michelin's recommendations
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.
Tourist attractions Caminha : Things to see and do
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..
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..
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..
Praça Conselheiro Silva Torres nº 8 P - 4910-122 Caminha
Avenida Dr. Dantas Carneiro, lote 1 P - 4910-104 Caminha
Situated in Caminha and 2 km from Moledo beach, this 4-star hotel offers views over the Minho River, the sea and Santa Tecla Mountain. Hotel Porta do Sol has 2 outdoor pools, a tennis court and gardens. The hotel presents designer rooms and suites w..
Rua 5 de Outubro 56 P - 4910-386 Vila Praia de Âncora
Rua Ricardo Joaquim de Sousa 27 P - 4910-155 Caminha
Old stone house in the historic district. Inside is a rustic-style dining room with somewhat tight seating. Pleasant homey feel about it.
Rua Visconde Sousa Rego 85 P - 4910-156 Caminha
Family business that has done well. Notably Sombre décor with stone and tiles in the Portuguese style. Select ingredients.