What To Do and See in Caminha

CAMINHA

Clock Tower, Torre do Relógio – Main tower of the medieval walls of walks, gives access to the Medieval Old Town Walk.

Mother Church, Igreja Matriz – Church of Gothic style with Renaissance details.

Fountain, Chafariz – Renaissance Monument, the first half of the century. XVI, installed in the center of Terreiro (Square Councillor Silva Torres).

Misericordia Church, Igreja da Misericórdia – Church sixteenth century, stands out for its Renaissance portal.

Walls, Muralhas  – Wall Medieval built during the thirteenth century.

House of Pitas, Casa dos Pitas – Manueline style house, century date. XVII.

Straight Street, Rua Direita – Street flagship, raises questions about what else should be no surprise: the sinuosity of the narrow streets in slab; the originality of the villas reveal the artistic facades and balconies with very interesting architectural elements.

City Hall, Paços do Concelho – Designed in 1920, the building of the Municipality of walks suffered in the 50s, major remodeling in charge of vilarmourense José Port architect.

MOLEDO

Insua Fort, Forte da Ínsua – National Monument built between 1649 and 1652, is a small rocky island at the mouth of the Rio Minho, close to shore.

VILA PRAIA DE ÂNCORA, ANCHOR BEACH VILLAGE

Forte da Lagarteira – Military Fortress century. XVII-XVIII, located in Portinho Village Anchor Beach

Dolmen of Barrosa, Dólmen da Barrosa – Funeral Megalithic monument, a national monument since 1910, Vila Praia de Ancora

Chapel of Our Lady Lourdes, Monte do Calvário/Capela N. Sra. Lurdes – Religious and pan set, dated 1904, Vila Praia de Ancora

ÂNCORA

Dog Fort, Forte do Cão- defensive military construction built between 1699 and 1702, located in Anchor

Cividade de Âncora – is attributed to secs. I and II B.C.

ARGA DE S. JOÃO

Monastery of St. John D’Arga, Mosteiro de S. João D’Arga – Romanesque Monastery, whose construction dates of the century. XIII.

VILAR OF MOORS, VILAR DE MOUROS

Medieval bridge of Vilar de Moors, Ponte medieval de Vilar de Mouros – National Monument Romanesque style, its construction dates back to the sixth century. XIV / XV.

VILE

Chapel of St. Peter Varais, Capela de S. Pedro Varais – Romanesque chapel end of the century. XIII.

LANHELAS

Cruzeiro da Independência – Monument built in 1940.

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