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Estrada de Santa Luzia, Viana do Castelo 4900-408, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The very convenient cable car takes you up there in 15 minutes or so. The views are stunning and deserve the trip. You should stay at least half hour to enjoy the 360° landscape. When buying your cable car tickets go for the two-way ticket....More

Thank Carlos_R_888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sancturary in great location, top of the hill to be closer to the God. Nice park and amazing view in front of the church.

Thank MirrrrM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the funicular railway up to the Basilica, it runs regularly from near the station to the Basilica. It was a clear day and the views were stunning. The church itself is not that special but the views from the top are so well...More

Thank Rosemary03
Reviewed June 8, 2018

This church is really beautiful and unusual as it is square. Inside it is very simple for a Portuguese church, but there is beauty in its simplicity. The view is lovely on a sunny day.

Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

An interesting church with truly spectacular views. It's a long hike to get there so most people use the funicular railway which starts from the mountain side of the railway station. You haven't been to Viana if you haven't seen this place.

Thank David K
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Its just a gorgeous place, the church is beautiful, and you pay 2€ to go up all the way to the dome, that offers you an amazing view over Viana do Castelo. I recommend you go early, at 8/9 am, since after that place gets...More

Thank Bruna V
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Nice ride up in the little train, and then enjoy the beautiful church and the great views. We chose to walk down the steps (all 625!) definitely coffee and cake afterwards.

Thank Both-like-travelling
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Three Euros each for trip up and down. Majestic basilica, superb views of city and long beaches up and down the coast. We could see the starting route of our Camino.

Thank 8Peter
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Nice place to spend some time. The whole town is small so could visit in 1/2 day. There is a trail that I didn't do, as it would need tracking clothes and probably a day (10km).

Thank Paula D
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The Santuário de Santa Luzia is very beautiful and deserves a visit. Excellent spot with a fantastic view over Viana.

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Response from EvaAndManuel | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, admission is free. If you like going up to bell tower, each has separate elevator and you have to pay. It was 1 euro each. The one on the right has extra narrow steps to the top, the one on left has... More