Tour of Barca

70,00

Ponte da Barca

In the heart of Alto Minho, the locality of Ponte Barca, owns its name to the “barca” which connected the two margins of the River Lima, used many times by pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela, having the “bridge/ ponte" been built in mid-century. XIV (1450).

Rich noble soil of aired feature, the Lands of Nóbrega which witnessed the birth by the bucolic Lima poets of sightseeing, of fountains and nostalgia.

But Ponte da Barca, is salso “vila morena”, of granite set, full of palace like buildings with chapels and boarder walls, castellated and emblazoned XVI and XVII centuries , the Town Hall , the Pelourinho, the portico shelter, the parish dedicated to St. John the Baptist with risk Vilalobos.

And, a long side all this historical and monumental estate , in harmony lines and arch centerings , a new village smelling of progress, an attractive and modern Ponte da Barca.

Discover for yourself.

Departure time

8h30

Pickup is made where you are accomodated (hotel or other accommodations) in the city of Braga.

Duration

8hours

10% discount for groups

Minimum 5 adults

advance reservations at least 8 days

Price

From:

70,00€

Tour of Barca - Places to Visit

01

PONTE DA BARCA - HISTORICAL CENTER

With a beautiful historical town center, the whole village is embellished with many beautiful churches and monuments such as its peculiar market.

02

ART BARCA

Tasting session of green wine, unique in the world, and craft shows of the leading craftsmen of the region.

03

LUNCH

The Portuguese stew, “cozido à portuguesa” one of the most typical dishes from Portugal , is something taken very seriously in these parts.

04

MUSEUM OF QUARTZ CRISTALS

The largest collection of quartz crystals in the country with different sizes, shapes and colours.

05

LINDOSO CASTLE

National monument of the XIII century, took in the past an important role in defending the border against the Spanish invasions.