More information about the city of Viana do Castelo
Viana do Castelo is a beautiful city on the mouth of the Rio Lima river, 65 kilometres north of Porto. The city is situated between the mountains and the sea and features splendid mansions, richly decorated with family coats of arms and baroque elements. Some of them are open to visitors.
The festival celebrating Senhora d’Agonia offers one of the most impressive processions in all of Portugal. This exuberant and joyful Festa shoud certainly not be missed. Viana do Castelo is also the place to be for cultural excursions. The features some of the greatest churches in the area, like the Bom Jesus in Braga.