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The Douro Valley Pinhao
#1 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Many choices of wineries to visit and also many walking and hiking opportunities to view the hilltop villages and admire the Douro river and valley below Can take scenic boat or Train to Pinhao to explore the regi...
The Douro Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for good reason: it's gorgeous, made so by the steep slopes heavily terraced with grape vines, dotted with olive trees and wineries and the Douro River.
13 Ways to experience it
Miradouro de Sao Leonardo de Galafura Peso Da Regua
#2 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
From what I read, it's one of the highest lookouts in the country and from experience, it offers amazing views of the gorgeous Douro Valley.
Amazing views of the Douro Valley and the surrounding hills, vineyards and the river.
3 Ways to experience it
Ponte Romana de Trajano Chaves
#3 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
The Roman Bridge connects both sides of the town and as it is for pedestrians you can stroll slowly and admire the views of the town and the river.
Absolutely beautiful a excelente view from the river.
Pinhao Railways Station Pinhao
#4 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
The train ride from Porto to Pinhao offers unparalled views of the Douro river and the station's tiled panels are worth the trip.
As Pinhao lack monuments or other historic sites this makes up for it and is maybe the most important sight of the village.
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Nossa Senhora da Graca Sanctuary Mondim de Basto
#5 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Castelo de Chaves Chaves
#6 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
At the top you can exit onto the roof for fantastic panoramic views over the city of Chaves and miles of the surrounding countryside.
Interesting History and Great Views
Casal de Loivos Viewpoint Casal de Loivos
#7 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
10-15 minute drive up from Pinhao, worth the trip; road is fine - certainly a fantastic view - gets sun all day.
The view of the valley from this site is simply unparalleled.
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Casa de Mateus Vila Real
#8 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Wine tasting and purchasing is available on site, and if you remember the old rose, you will be pleasantly surprised by the improved quality of recent vintages Allow almost half a day for your visit to do it all j...
The history is something special and the views around the gardens are breathtaking... well worth a visit!
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Capela Nova ( Igreja de Sao Paulo ) Vila Real
#9 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Complexo Mineiro Romano de Tresminas Vila Pouca de Aguiar
#10 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Miradouro Sao Domingos Peso Da Regua
#11 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Praca de Camoes Chaves
#12 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Mizarela Bridge Montalegre
#13 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
I will say the following: Amazing walk down to the bridge, with perfect views all the way.
Medieval bridge, easily accessible, with some great views down the valley, and a roaring waterfall.
Church of Santa Maria Maior Chaves
#14 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Santuario De Panoias Vila Real
#15 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Sao Domingos Church Vila Real
#16 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Quinta do Infantado Vila Real
#17 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
We were met by the son of the owner (Alvaro who is the assistant winemaker and proprietor) and given a tour of the facility and then led into a surprisingly nice tasting room with a great view of the vineyards.
The tasting room with big glass windows & lovely views was quite charming as well.
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Kartodromo Vila Real Vila Real
#18 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Church of Misericordia Chaves
#19 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Fort of Sao Neutel Chaves
#20 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Santa Barbara Chapel Viewpoint Valpacos
#21 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Castelo Montalegre Montalegre
#22 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
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Castelo de Pena de Aguiar Vila Pouca de Aguiar
#23 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Basilica de Santo Cristo de Outeiro Outeiro
#24 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Mosteiro de Santa Maria das Junias Montalegre
#25 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Capela de Nossa Senhora do Rosario Chaves
#26 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Castro de Carvalhelhos Boticas
#27 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Ponte Pedonal Metalica de Peso da Regua Peso Da Regua
#28 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
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Pitoes das Junias Cascata Montalegre
#29 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District
Ponte Miguel Torga Peso Da Regua
#30 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Vila Real District