Things to see and do - Vila do Conde
Vila do Conde :
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Situated at the mouth of the river Ave, Villa do Condo, the birthplace of the poet Régio, is a seaside town, an active port and an industrial centre . As the saying goes "here, where there are nets, there is lace" and Vila do Condo is equally renowned for its bobbin-lace and its festivals. The festival of Saint John is an occasion for spectacular processions including that of the mordormas, who put on magnificent jewellery, and that of the rendilheras (lacemakers) who dress in regional attire.
Tourist attractions Vila do Conde : Things to see and do
Rúa 5 de Outubro P - 4480 Vila do Conde
Opposite the parish church, this pillory is in the Renaissance style but remodelled in the 18C. It has an arm of justice brandishing a sword.
N13 P - 4480 Vila do Conde
This fortified Manueline style church was built in the 16C by some French artists from Biscay. The tower on the left of the facade dates from the end of the 17C and the interior has several altars and a throne chair in gilded wood from the 17C and 18..
Rua São Bento 70 P - 4480 Vila do Conde
The manufacture of bobbin-lace has been undertaken at Vila do Conde since the 16C. The Lace museum was created to revitalise it. This manual activity requires great dexterity from the lace makers. The museum traces the various aspects of this busines..
Hotels Vila do Conde
Estrada Nacional 13 - Azurara P - 4480-151 Azurara
Villa C Hotel & Spa is located on River Ave’s south bank, in Azurara. This 4-star property features a luxury spa and rooms with a balcony. In the contemporary guest rooms, Villa C Hotel & Spa provides flat-screen TVs and a minibar. Some rooms also h..
Located next to Ave River in Vila do Conde, this spa hotel features an indoor pool, a hot tub and a sauna. The rooftop terrace features panoramic city and beach views. All guest rooms at the 4-star Santanahotel & SPA are air-conditioned and equipped..