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High on a spur that looks down on the Douro valley, within the borders of Spain and Portugal, Miranda is an old village where they still speak an individual dialect, mirandês, that resembles its Latin roots. The ruins of a medieval castle, destroyed by an explosion in the 19C, stand at the entrance to the town.

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Tourist attractions Miranda do Douro : Things to see and do

  • Located in the historic centre of the town, this ethnographic museum is in the old town hall building from the 17C. It has a varied collection of weaving looms, archaeological objects, old toys, regional costumes, coins, ceramics and ritual costumes ..

  • This is the first of the five dams (Miranda, Picote, Bemposta, Aldeadavila, Saucelle) built along the international course of the Douro. Built in a rocky gorge it is of the buttress type 80m high and 263m long along the top.

  • Having crossed Picote, a village created for the people affected by the construction of the dam, you take a road to the right leading to a belvedere. The dam, leaning on the granite sides of the Douro is 100m high and 139m at the top and is of the va..

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Hotels Miranda do Douro

  • Hotel O Mirandes Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Urbanizaçao do Juncal P - 5210-209 Miranda do Douro

    Prix Prices from : 22 €

    Hotel O Mirandês offers elegant rooms a 10-minute walk from Miranda do Douro historic centre. It features a restaurant on site and panoramic views of the city. Rooms include a flat-screen cable TV, mini-bar and air conditioning. The private bathroom..

  • Hotel Parador Santa Catarina

    Largo da Pousada P - 5210-183 Miranda do Douro

    Set on a hillside overlooking the Douro River, with panoramic valley views, this 4-star hotel combines modern architecture with traditional details. Hotel Parador Santa Catarina is in Miranda do Douro and features a restaurant. All accommodation at ..

  • Alojamento Local Santa Cruz Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Rua Abade Baçal 61 P - 5210-201 Miranda do Douro

    Prix Prices from : 25 €

    Offering a restaurant, Alojamento Local Santa Cruz is located in Miranda do Douro’s historical centre. Free WiFi access is available. Each room comes with a satellite TV, air conditioning and access to a terrace. The private bathroom comes with a ba..

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