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One-day trips from Porto: #5 Ponte de Lima

If you come to Porto and stay for a while, our advice is: enjoy visiting the neighboring cities. The northern region of Portugal is rich in landscapes and history. Although Porto is the most prestigious place, there are places very close that are totally worth knowing. Today’s place is: Ponte de Lima.


Viana do Castelo is a Portuguese city that belongs to the Portuguese Healthy Cities network. It has Renaissance, Manueline, Baroque and Art Deco monuments.

How to get to Ponte de Lima

It is possible to go by various means of transport. If you prefer to be comfortable at the times, it is best to travel by car!

Bus: 5 to 22€

Car: 10 to 16€


What to do

Ponte de Lima is a beautiful city, full of history and places to visit. We recommend going to International Garden Festival; Bertiandos and São Pedro de Arcos, Mother Church; Roman bridge.

Get lost in the city, and discover its nooks!

What to eat

One of the wonders of Portugal is its cuisine, so you should try the typical dishes of the city (we give it the name in Portuguese so there are no mistakes).

  • Arroz de Sarrabulho com rojões
  • Lampreia
  • Bacalhau de cebolada
  • Leite Creme

We hope you have fun!

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Bonjour Porto!