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4x4 Wine Tour in the Portuguese Vinho Verde Region including Regional Picnic
"The Quinta de Santa Cristina a secular family estate is part of the Demarcated Region of Vinho Verde (in the northwest of Portugal) one of the largest and oldest demarcated regions in the world and where is produced a wine with unique characteristics. It is located in Celorico de Basto 45 minutes away from Porto or from Braga by car enjoying good access. You can chose start your 4x4 wine tour in Pena Adventure Park (Ribeira de Pena)
From EUR115.00
 
Full-Day Tour to Guimarães and Braga from Porto
"Leave the hustle and bustle of Porto for the day for a trip to Guimarães classified by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity site for its historic significance as the place where Portugal was born.Before getting to Guimarães the first stop is to visit the Portuguese Sponge Cake (“Pão-de-Ló”) Factory of Margaride in Felgueiras.In this Factory we can see how this special pastry is done and visit the entire manufacturing process with a tasting of this traditional sweet in the end.We continue our journey to Guimarães and the first stop is to enjoy the city center and to have a free time to explore this part of the city and to have lunch.After lunch the first visit is the Dukes of Bragança Palace
From EUR69.00
 
Private Tour: Braga and Guimarães from Porto
"Let´s go back in time discover all history of Portugal. This day will be unforgettable with your private guide and your private driver. Here you will see the Sé Cathedral the Bom Jesus Sanctuary and Sameiro Sanctuary. After Braga we will travel to the medieval city of Guimarães which is considered the ""Cradle of Portugal"". Here we will walk through the streets of its historic district and visit the main attractions and monuments of the city like Palace of the Dukes the Guimarães Castle S. Miguel Chapel and the historic centre of Guimarães. Enjoy a different day and return to your accommodation around 6pm."
From EUR300.00

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Santuario Nossa dos Remedios, stairs/tiles

Leading up to the church which sits on top of the hill is an impressive set of 686 stairs, you can see the view looking down. Just try to imagine how the religious zealots do it on their knees.The...
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Santuario Nossa dos Remedios, pillar/fountain

The central piece of the stairway is the pillar/fountain that stands on the last platform before reaching the church on top of the mountain. The male figures crouching at the bottom still spout water...
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Santuario Nossa dos Remedios, the statues

Just below the church itself is the first "platform" or level area where you find a ring of statues perched on top of pillars. If I counted correctly there are 18 of these, although I have no idea who...
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Santuario Nossa dos Remedios, the tiles and...

Inside Santuario Nossa dos Remedios there are numerous blue tile panels depicting various religious scenes. As with so much of the blue tile work here in Portugal they are a very vibrant art form...
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Santuario Nossa dos Remedios, outside

Some of the guide books call the Santuario Nossa dos Remedios,, the little brother of the Bom Jesus sanctuary in Braga...well it may be smaller, but it was built first back in 1750, while the other...
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Terraces on the Stairs

The design of the stairway is exquisite, with landscaping along the sides of the beautiful granite steps and with carvings adorning each terrace. The uppermost terrace, shown here, is called the...
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Cathedral

Pre-dating the birth of Portugal itself, this Gothic-style cathedral was built in 1129 by Afonso Henriques, who became the first King of Portugal a few years later. Over the years of its existance,...
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The View From Above

The Hotel do Parque, where we were staying just happened to be located at the very top of the famous grand staircase in Lamego. From here, we had a great view out over the city, including its treed...
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The Double Staircase

Lamego's main claim to fame is its double staircase consisting of 686-steps ascending both sides of a broad stone boulevard leading up to the shrine of Nossa Senhora dos Remedios. Along the way are 9...
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Town Square

The centre of Lamego contains a beautiful treed esplanade with pools and statues down its middle. Around the perimeter are various shops and older buildings serving the needs of the many people who...
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Santuario Nossa dos Remedios, windows

Some of the most beautiful images from churches are the windows, usually stained glass, but here the first photo shows a window "frame" that was the most elegant of them all on the outside.
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Quinta de Vale Abraao, 5100, Lamego, Northern Portugal, Portugal
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Varzea de Abrunhais, Lamego, 5100-878, Portugal
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Avenida Visconde Guedes Teixeira 7, Lamego, 5100, Portugal
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Parque Nossa Senhora Dos Remedios, Lamego, Portugal
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"Lamego and its 686 Steps!"
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"Lamego - Stairs to heaven"
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