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Vila do Conde
Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Monastery and Church of Saint Clare

The institution of the Monastery of Saint Clare (Mosteiro de Santa Clara) dates from May 7th 1318, being its founders D. Afonso Sanches, illegitimate...

Sixteenth Century Carrack

The Sixteenth Century Carrack, a replica of a Portuguese ship from the early 1500s for North Atlantic routes, was designed by Admiral Rogério d'Oliveira...

Matrice Church

Vila do Conde's Matrice Church (Mother Church - Igreja Matriz), dedicated to St. John the Baptist, was started to be built in the last...

Royal Customs

The Royal Customs building - Museum of Naval Construction, was built by order of D. João II, King of Portugal, by means of a...

Fort of Saint John the Baptist

The Fort of Saint John the Baptist, often referred to as Vila do Conde's Castle, is located at the mouth of the Ave river. It...

Aqueduct of Saint Clare

The Aqueduct of Saint Clare (Aqueduto de Santa Clara) was designed to transport water to the convent of the same name. Since its foundation,...

Church of Mercy

The Holy House of Mercy of Vila do Conde (Santa Casa da Misericórdia) was founded in 1510, on the recommendation of King Manuel I...

Memory Center

The Vila do Conde Memory Center (Centro de Memória de Vila do Conde) is located in an emblazoned house, the Manor of St. Sebastian...

Town Hall and Pillory

The Town Hall wasn't always located in this place. There are records from 1466 that refer to the existence of two municipal buildings, named...

Municipal Theater

Vila do Conde's Municipal Theater was formerly known as Cine-Teatro Neiva (Neiva's Cine-Theater), due to its owner Joaquim de Oliveira Neiva. Inaugurated in 1947, contemporary...
Vila do Conde
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16.6 ° C
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Boat House

The Boat House serves the dual function of being an Interactive Tourism Shop and a museological center related to wood ​​shipbuilding. In this last place...

Museums

The municipality of Vila do Conde has a polynucleate museum, which means that there are several museological places suitable for visiting, with a focus...

History

The settlement of Vila do Conde has a long history, which can be proven by the tumuli and simple dolmens found in the...

Places of Worship

Vila do Conde, due to its millennial history, is surrounded by many religious buildings with different architectural styles and invocations. Find here the religious...

Church of Our Lady of Lapa

The Church of Our Lady of Lapa (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Lapa - cave/grotto) was built in the place where the Hermitage of...

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