"Histrical little port town." Top 5 Page for this destination Viana do Castelo by cachaseiro

Viana do Castelo Travel Guide: 87 reviews and 263 photos

Viana Do Castelo used to be one of the most important towns of Portugal back in the old days when Brazil was a portugese colony.
The trade to and from Brazil very much went through Viana Do Castelo and the city prosperd.
When Brazil broke away from Portugal and french pirates started to plunder the ships the town lost importance and is today fairly small.

It´s a very pretty town though and a favorite holiday spots for the portugese and during holidays and weekends, the town is packed.

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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    May 24, 2010 at 5:11 AM

    Nice looking town! I had to look it up on the map to see where it is.

  • Balam's Profile Photo
    May 7, 2010 at 11:55 PM

    looks lke a lovely town but where are the Bars, taverns and pubs? lol


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