Tag Archives: Minho Province

Tascas of Portugal – Sr. Delfim’s Tasca in Arcos de Valdevez

The town of Arcos de Valdevez, boasting nine centuries of history, is located in the Minho region and sits beside the Rio Vez.  It is one place that should not be missed and on a quick stopover at the end … Continue reading

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Walking the Braga Route from Porto to Santiago Compostela

When local nature walking club, Terra Verde, decided to plan another walk to Santiago but this time passing through a lesser known route via Braga, I decided that I had to join them.  This walk would also take in the … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 5

An extremely icy and early morning start from Porto at 7.00 a.m. wasn’t the slightest deterrent for the 115 participants and our new 4 legged participant Nino, in Terra Verde’s 5th sector of the Coastal Walk, which this time promised … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 4

I had been very much looking forward to the final Portuguese sector of this walk in the Minho which would take us from the beautiful and historic town of Viana do Castelo right up to Caminha which lies on the Minho River facing … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 3

The 3rd Sector of the Coastal walk from Porto to Santiago de Compostela was completed last month on Saturday November 5th but as I was away, regrettably I couldn’t participate in it.  This 25 km. sector began in Esposende and finished in … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 2

Following my post last month on the start of the “Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago“, last Saturday, October 8th saw the second sector of the walk from Vila do Conde to Esposende.   The organizers, Grupo Terra Verde, managed to … Continue reading

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Nothing Beats Meandering Through the Minho

One of the most beautiful parts of Portugal is the northern area called the Minho.  It covers a geographic area of around 4.700 km2 and its natural green scenery with an abundance of water and excellent white sandy beaches is a favourite … Continue reading

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