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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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  • Museu regional da Terra de Miranda Interesting

    Praça D. João III P - 5210 Miranda do Douro

    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 ..

  • Miranda do Douro dam Interesting

    N221 P - 5210 Miranda do Douro

    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.

  • Picote dam Interesting

    N221 P - 5210 Miranda do Douro

    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

  • 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..

  • Hotel Cabeço do Forte

    Rua do Cabeço P - 5210-185 Miranda do Douro

    Located at the highest point of Miranda do Douro, the Cabeço do Forte offers scenic views over the historical city centre. The unit is a 5-minute drive from the border into neighbouring Spain. All the rooms and suites at the Cabeço do Forte air cond..

  • Hotel Parador Santa Catarina Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Largo da Pousada P - 5210-183 Miranda do Douro

    Prix Prices from : 35 €

    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 ..

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