Viana do Castelo is the Atlantic city further north of Portugal, reaching about 25 minutes from the international airport of Porto. Served by motorways functional and a sea port, it is easy and convenient to get to the city where Visitors can enjoy a remarkable quality of life, both through the tranquility and safety of your urban living, whether by the richness of its natural heritage, monumental and historical or also by the existence of great cultural, sports and social facilities.
The presence the river, the mountain and the sea, rendered the city landscaped skills of excellence that delight the senses, provide a psychological climate of decompression and are conducive to a healthy and pleasant leisure time. An urban transport network, which includes small electric buses circulating in the hull medieval streets, discouraging the use of private cars and promotes environmental quality.
The Beltway bypassing the oldest city core and distribution of various parks Underground parking along this route, allow ease the medieval area of the car surface car parking away from the the prime area of the metropolis and facilitating, as a result, the pedestrian mobility.
The city has also a good hotel capacity, which is growing rapidly, want to welcome tourists want to receive congresses, seminars and other tourism meetings, business or study conditions that are supported by the existence of modern and functional halls for conducting these meetings.
A set of modernized cultural venues - theaters, cinemas, library, museums - provides cultural enrichment conditions to residents and visitors, while the presence of the river and the sea Special offers on hosting the sailboats recreation and the practice of all types of water sports. The unparalleled richness of Vianesa ethnography, which makes the city the capital of the Portuguese folklore, the originality and its craft functionality, with special emphasis on the dishes and embroidery, assiduous and qualified cultural activities, are other attributes that make Viana do Castelo an extremely attractive city for all aspects of Tourism.
It is good to live in Viana do Castelo!