www.visitportugal.com

Live Chat

Towns and Villages

Results

Number of results: 238


  1. Towns and Villages
    Terras de Bouro
    Situated close to the River Homem, most of the municipality of Terras do Bouro is contained within the borders of the Peneda-Gerês National Park. Close by are the extremely beautiful reservoirs formed by the dams of Caniçada and Vilarinho das (...)

  2. Tomar
    Towns and Villages
    Tomar
    The development of Tomar is closely linked to the Order of the Templars, which received these lands in 1159 as a reward for the assistance they gave Dom Afonso Henriques (the First King of Portugal) in the Christian reconquest of the territory.It (...)

  3. Towns and Villages
    Torre de Moncorvo
    The name of this town is linked to that of a Leonese noble, Mendo Curvus, the lord of this region, who, after taking part in the Christian Reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula, ordered a castle to be built both as his residence and for the defence of (...)

  4. Torres Novas
    Towns and Villages
    Torres Novas
    This region has been inhabited since Roman times, as evidenced by the ruins of the Vila Cardílio, with its precious polychrome mosaics. The most prestigious monument in Torres Novas is its castle with eleven turrets, the former residence of the (...)

  5. Torres Vedras
    Towns and Villages
    Torres Vedras
    Inhabited in prehistoric and Roman times, Torres Vedras received its Charter in the mid-13th century. The Convent of Varatojo, one of the most important religious monuments in the region, was founded in 1470 by King Dom Afonso V, in gratitude for (...)

  6. Trancoso
    Towns and Villages
    Trancoso
    With a past that parallels the history of Portugal, Trancoso is a town whose narrow streets and stone houses preserve the medieval atmosphere. The plateau on which it is situated, at an altitude of 870 metres, gave it a strategic position in the (...)

  7. Tróia
    Towns and Villages
    Tróia
    Situated on a peninsula on the south side of the River Sado, opposite the city of Setúbal, with which there is a regular ferry link, Tróia still has important Roman ruins, in particular a plant for salting fish (an important industrial complex at (...)

  8. Valença
    Towns and Villages
    Valença
    Standing on the border with Spain and overlooking the River Minho, Valença is surrounded by walls and displays all the characteristic features of a town that was fortified in the seventeenth century in the style of the French military architect, (...)

  9. Towns and Villages
    Valongo
    Situated almost within the city limits of Porto, of which it is now an extension, Valongo was probably founded by the Romans, who mined gold in the region. Today, it is a bustling city, which still retains a number of typical features from the (...)

  10. Towns and Villages
    Valpaços
    The municipality of Valpaços was founded in the nineteenth century, although it is thought that this region was already inhabited in prehistoric times and later occupied by the Romans, as is in fact proved by the many remains to be found here from (...)

Pages

Advanced search
Planning See your selected contents and create your own Plan or Brochure
Forgotten your password?
Login using social networks
*Please wait *Instructions for recovering your password have been successfully sent to your e-mail. *E-mail not sent. Try again.
Login using social networks