Vila Nova da Cerveira Things to Do

  • Igreja Matriz (Parish Church), V. N. de Cerveira
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    Castle, Vila Nova de Cerveira
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  • Paços do Concelho (Town Hall), V.N. Cerveira
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    Paços do Concelho (Town Hall)

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    Pa��os do Concelho (Town Hall), V.N. Cerveira

    This was the old Town Hall dating back from the 16th century and located inside the castle. In front of the building is the pelourinho and contains a couple interesting coat-of-arms in baroque style

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    Cerveira Castle

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    Castle, Vila Nova de Cerveira

    Founded by King D. Dinis this castle dates back from the 14th century. It lies on a small hill that rises next to the river Minho thus overlooking the town and passages between Vila Nova de Cerveira and Galicia. The castle still preserves the old wall shield as well as some gates.
    Inside the walls it's possible to find the old Town Hall, the old Court, the pelourinho (pillory), old barracks and warehouses.

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    Capela de Nossa Senhora da Encarnação

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    Capela da Nossa Sra da Encarna����o, V.N. Cerveira

    This chapel stands on top of the mountain near the famous metallic Cervo (Stag) and has a great view over the river Minho valley

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    Forte de Lovelhe (Lovelhe Fortress)

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    Forte de Lovelhe, Vila Nova de Cerveira

    This fortress was built in the 17th century in a strategic area for defense manouvers on the left bank of the river Minho during the Restoration War (1640-1668)

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    Solar dos Castros

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    Solar dos Castros, Vila Nova de Cerveira

    The Manor House of the Castros Family is a remarkable 18th century structure and it's one of the most important buildings of the town. Currently it houses the Municipal Library.

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    Igreja da Misericórdia

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    Igreja da Miseric��rdia, Vila Nova de Cerveira

    Inside the Castle, adapted to a Pousada (Inn) we can find this church dating back from the 17th century.

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    Pelourinho (Pillory)

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    Pelourinho (Pillory), Vila Nova de Cerveira

    This symbol of municipal jurisdiction is located inside the castle in front of the old Paços do Concelho (Town Hall). It dates back from the 16th century.

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    Capela de Nossa Senhora da Ajuda

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    Capela de Nossa Senhora da Ajuda, V.N. Cerveira

    This chapel is at the same time the main entrance to the castle and establishes the connection with the modern village. The chapel was built more recently than the castle.

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    Igreja Matriz (Parish Church)

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    Igreja Matriz (Parish Church), V. N. de Cerveira

    The church, built in the 18th century, is dedicated to São Cipriano, the patron Saint of Vila Nova de Cerveira.

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