Santuário de Santa Luzia
Assuming itself as the "ex libris" of the city of Viana do Castelo, its site is a unique view of the region, which reconciles the sea, the Lima river with its valley, and the entire surrounding mountain complex. It is considered the 3rd best panorama in the world, according to National Geographic…
This iconic mountain top church has a small museum & dome offering panoramic views.
You can see the whole Lima river valley and Viana do castelo, and the sea. Dont forget to climb up the Zimbório! to the very top!!!
Spread along the north bank of the Lima estuary (where one can take trips on typical boats), the city of Viana is famous for its handicrafts and colourful regional costumes. Deserving special mention are the mother-church, the ancient Paços do Concelho (both Gothic), Casa da Misericórdia…
“Il y a plusieurs magasins et restaurants / Há várias lojas e restaurantes / There are several stores and restaurants.”
“This is the best way to meet our traditions. Visit our Museum of clothing and traditional customs.”
“Must try the "bolas de berlim" (custard-filled Berliner doughnut), probably the best in the country! They come out daily at 11h45 and 16h45 (16h00 on Sundays) - be there early because they sell out fast! Tip: cut the queue and go to the backroom tables where you can get served faster (if you want to take away however, queueing is necessary). *** [www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/jul/02/portugal-custard-doughnuts-bolas-de-berlim-pastelaria-confeitaria-manuel-natario]”
“Se gosta de escolher o que vai comer, visite. Ambiente fantástico, serviço requintado. Convém reservar em agosto”