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This small town, situated between Viana do Castelo and the national park of Peneda-Gerês, is steeped in history. The Romans built a large bridge there on the highway from Braga to Astorga. Later, in the early 12C, Queen Tereja lived there, and gave Ponte de Lima communal freedoms. Its streets are bordered by Romanesque, Gothic, Manueline, Baroque and Neo-Classical buildings, and the surrounding area has an abundance of manor houses..

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  • Medieval bridge Interesting

    R. Conde da Barca P - 4990 Ponte de Lima

    This bridge, which gave the town its name, has 16 semi circular arches alternating with ornamented piles with cutwaters,. It is 277m long and 4m wide. It was built by the Romans then rebuilt and given crenellations and defensive towers in the 14C by ..

  • Paço do Marquês de Ponte de Lima

    L.go A. Feijo P - 4990 Ponte de Lima

    The facade of the palace, pierced by Manueline windows, dates from 1464.

  • Parish Church

    R. Cardeal Saraiva P - 4990 Ponte de Lima

    Rebuilt in the 18C, this church still has an attractive Romanesque doorway. Under a square framed wooden ceiling are many statues from various eras and, in the lateral chapels, two Baroque retables.

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  • INLIMA Hotel & Spa

    Rua Agostinho José Taveira, Lote 6 P - 4990-072 Ponte de Lima

    This hotel is 200 metres from Ponte de Nossa Senhora Da Guia and Lima River. It features a small spa area with massage services and a lush garden. Each room has a private balcony. Guests of the INLIMA can relax on the terrace and enjoy a range of ma..

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