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The parish of Gondar is crossed by two rivers that flow to the Tâmega river: Fornelo and Ovelha. The villag of Ovelhinha, located on the bank of one of those rivers, stands out for its river beach (beach of Ovelhinha) and by the roman bridge that crosses the river. Once the main village of the Gestaçô parish, the village currently has only about one hundred inhabitants. Its history is closely linked to the French invasions of the early 19th century, when several manors were set on fire by the invaders.
Alameda Teixeira de Pascoaes
4600-011, São Gonçalo de Amarante
This space aims to maintain the initial collections, mostly of archaeology, even though it is currently more devoted to modern and contemporary Portuguese artworks, namely of painting and sculpture, including important artists such as António Carneiro and Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso.
Praça da República
To learn a little of Amarante, start your walk along the bridge, in the city centre. This bridge, classified as a national monument, worth a visit to admire its Baroque details and to enjoy the beautiful view over the Tâmega River. Continue your spent by the banks of the River, passing by several gardens that the city offers. Finally, pass the historical centre streets, admiring its old houses.
Quinta de Sanguinhedo - Castanheiro Redondo
Edificado numa propriedade com 30 hectares, 22 dos quais de vinha, entre Felgueiras e Amarante, o novo hotel de 4 estrelas disponibiliza 29 quartos e 1 apartamento. Oferece ainda uma variedade de serviços complementares que vão do restaurante de comida tradicional e regional ao wine bar, passando pelo sereno e relaxante spa vínico, com piscina interior e exterior.
Serra do Marão
Th Marão mountain, located on the border of the Oporto and Vila Real districts, is 20 km long and separates the basins of the Tâmega and Corgo rivers.
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Largo do Paço, 6 - Casa da Calçada
Largo do Paço restaurant is a unique space in Portugal, astonishes every minute of a meal, which is more than an ode to the palate – a true feast for all five senses. It seems strange that a space full of refinement, in truth a Palace, which by nature praises and pays tribute to the past, a hostel kitchen so innovative and daring. The service, the room and the sommelier, is perfect, as if to prepare ground for the creations of Victor Matos, a chef with both determination and confidence and, of course, for dishes that delight, one by one, …
Rua Pedro Alvellos
This campsite benefits from its privileged location, on the right bank of the Tâmega River, providing nooks of wonderful beauty, where there is no shortage of spaces with shadows and abundant vegetation. Offers numerous amenities and accommodations and has as main attraction the river beach, 50, is also a small pool which is situated in the highest part of the Park. Alternatively can pay a visit to the historic heritage of the city of Amarante, only one kilometre away and taste delicious cuisine in the local restaurants.
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Praça da República, 8
Restaurant next to the monastery of s. Gonçalo which serves traditional Portuguese cuisine.
Praça da República, 3
Founded in 1540, this convent features of various eras. In this monument are the main façade, the taste, the filipino side, with its three-story portico, (being the last Baroque, with pediment crowned by the Royal shield). A special attention to the balcony of Kings, five arches Gallery to the left side of the portico, the two cloisters and the interior, with three naves, with all its decoration. Currently, works here the Municipal Museum Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso.