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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

  • 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 O Mirandes Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Urbanizaçao do Juncal P - 5210-209 Miranda do Douro

    Prix Prices from : 25 €

    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 Mirafresno

    Rua 1º de Maio, 2 P - 5210-191 Miranda do Douro

    Hotel Mirafresno is located in Miranda do Douro and features views over the Fresno River and the castle. The unit has an in-house restaurant and snack-bar. Rooms at the Mirafresno are air conditioned and feature a private bathroom. All come with a s..

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