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Navio Gil Eannes

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This ship is amazing,from wreck to youth hostal,a visit not too be missed . Caters for all ages and many interests ( antique hospital to huge engine,all is viewable). Wear sensible shoes as many ladders. Very safe as all have handrails.

Thank Anne A
Driffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

It was a spur of the moment decision to visit the ship. It cost 7 euros for the two of us but was well worth the money. It was a hospital ship built in the fifties and retired in the eighties. It was fascinating to see how old everything looked and how far things have developed in such a short...

Thank Geoffmount
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The best ship restoration we have ever seen, amazing workmanship. Excellent information in english at each room on board and well mapped out. Highly recommend visiting and a very reasonable price. Close to town. Amazing work, well done!

Thank Nick K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2015

we visit the ship and we really enjoy it. Very interesting. Fun to see all the diferent equipments and rooms from the crew . It was a fun day at Viana do Castelo and the visit to gil eanes was a highlight

Thank katty j
Cordoba, Spain
Reviewed 3 January 2013

Aside from the imposing Santa Luzia sanctuary up the hill, Viana do Castelo's most interesting attraction comes in the guise of a real ship ("Gil Eannes") which was used until the 1970s as a hospital ship around the world. For a mere €2, you can board the ship and visit it in its entirety. It really is very interesting. The...

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Additional Information about Navio Gil Eannes

Address: Doca Comercial, Viana do Castelo 4900-405, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viana do Castelo District > Viana do Castelo
Number of rooms: 25
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