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Northern Portugal

Surroundings of Porto.

Tom Kirschner
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Northern Portugal
Inserted: 23.07.2017
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The surroundings of Porto surprise with its rich and green nature, dense forests and many monuments outside the city. In the gallery you can see photos from these cities and towns: Viana do Castelo, Guimaraes, Vila do Conde, Cortegaca, Póvoa de Varzim, Miramar, Granja, Espinho, Aveiro, Ancora Praia.

Houses in Póvoa de Varzim

The facades of houses and other buildings in Póvoa de Varzim are often really showy.

Houses in Póvoa de Varzim
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Monument to fishermen's wives

Even the wives of fishermen deserve their monument (in Póvoa de Varzim)

Monument to fishermen's wives
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Tiled street names

Póvoa de Varzim – the name of the street in the form of a tile and in addition with a photograph of the person after whom the street is named ..

Tiled street names
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Local goodness – lamb in a bun for 1.70 Euro. This goodness can be bought almost everywhere, but especially in Porto at the Campanha station.

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Póvoa de Varzim – even the interior of the church can look like a luxury bathroom.

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Póvoa de Varzim – tiles wherever you look.

Vila do Conde
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Vila do Conde

An ancient aqueduct near the port brought water to the monastery.

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Vila do Conde – houses by the aqueduct.

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Vila do Conde – detail of the supporting column of the aqueduct.

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Vila do Conde – somewhere from the aqueduct there are only columns left, but even so, together with the surrounding buildings, it has its charm.

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Cortegaca – his name is Ze and he watched us all the time outside of Porto.

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Cortegaca – Our Lady of the Tiles.

Castle in Guimaraes
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Castle in Guimaraes

Portugal was built at this castle in Guimaraes.

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Guimaraes – the number of visitors is limited. If the castle is full of people, security will not let other visitors.

Houses in Guimaraes
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Houses in Guimaraes

Some houses are beautiful, some are being repaired and some are still waiting to be repaired.

Beaches in Miramar

There are also beautiful beaches around Porto, only the Atlantic is cold.

Beaches in Miramar
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Miramar – if it rains into the house, the new tenant can grow out the window out into daylight.

Farm in Espinho
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Farm in Espinho

Between Granja and Espinho you will find a small nature park in the dunes by the ocean.

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Granja, Espinho – in the nature park you can find mainly seaside flora.

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Espinho – street art on the facade of the house.

Railway station in Aveiro

The station of the small town of Aveiro looks magnificent.

Railway station in Aveiro
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Aveiro – not even in Portugal have they got rid of them yet.

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Portuguese Venice – Aveiro.

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Aveiro – a strange feeling to have fish on top of you.

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Viana do Castelo and the Basilica of San Luzia.

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Viana do Castelo – basilica window from the interior.

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Viana do Castelo – one of the many streets of the old town.

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Ancora Praia – Baked sardines are a local delicacy.

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Ancora Praia – courtyard of the seaside fortress

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