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  • 1 Miradouro da Boa Vista Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    N226 P - 5100 Lamego

    This belvedere looks over the Douro and the north slope of the valley, striped with vines on supports and olive trees on terraces. Some villages and quintas (country houses) are scattered here and there. The white houses of Régua are piled up beside ..

  • 2 Vinho Verde Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    N108 P - 5100 Lamego

    The lower valley of the Douro, near to Porto, is the domain of the famous " vinho verde" or green wine. Proper port is made further to the east from Régua to the Spanish border. The river which has been widened with successive dams, runs be..

  • 3 Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Largo de Camões P - 5100 Lamego

    This museum in the majestic old 18C Episcopal palace has an attractive collection of shields on the ground floor which used to adorn the facades of noble houses. On the first floor, two collections merit special attention: the five paintings on wood ..

  • 4

    Religious buildings

    Largo da Sé P - 5100 Lamego

    Of the early Romanesque cathedral (12C) there only remains the square belfry whose top dates from the 16C. The interior was rebuilt in the 18C.

  • 5 Capela do Desterro

    Religious buildings

    R. Cardoso Avelino P - 5100 Lamego

    This chapel, built in 1640, is decorated in sculpted and gilded wood from the 18C and azulejos from the 17C. Notice the painted box ceiling depicting scenes from the life of Christ.

  • 6 Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios

    Religious buildings

    Escadas Remédios P - 5100 Lamego

    From the foot of the staircase which leads to the sanctuary there is a pretty view over this Baroque ensemble. The facade of the church (18C) whose white rough-cast plasterwork makes the elegant granite curves stand out, dominates the cross-ramped st..

  • 7 Capela de São Pedro de Balsemão

    Religious buildings

    L.go do Desterro P - 5100 Lamego

    The 17C facade hides the sanctuary which is thought to be the oldest in Portugal: Visigothic in origin from the 7C, the small low space has evidence on its walls of the re-use of Roman material. Notice the sarcophagus of Afonso Pires, the Bishop of P..

  • 8 Monastery of Sao Joao de Tarouca

    Religious buildings

    N226 P - 5100 Lamego

    Lying in the fertile Barosa Valley and looking out over the Serra the Leomil, a few houses are scattered around the old monastery of Sao Joao de Tarouca

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