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Vila do Conde
Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Old Square

The Old Square, the traditional name of the current Largo Antero de Quental, was the place of residence of two illustrious poets, namely Antero...

Memory Obelisk

The Memory Obelisk is a monument alluding to the first landing attempt of D. Pedro's liberal troops on July 8th 1832, at the mouth...

Monument to the Deceased of the Great War

Inaugurated with pomp and circumstance on April 10th 1932, in Largo da Meia Laranja, on Avenida Figueiredo Faria, the Monument to the Deceased of...

Memorial to Former Overseas Combatants

The Memorial to Former Overseas Combatants was inaugurated on June 10th 2010, Day of Portugal. The set is composed of two distinct elements. The central...

House of Guerra Junqueiro

Guerra Junqueiro, a famous writer whose grave is in the National Pantheon, lived in Vila do Conde between 1899 and 1906. The poet, taking...

Sonia and Roberto Delaunay’s House

Married in Paris in 1910, the artists Sonia Delaunay and Roberto Delaunay were invited to the launch of the Orpheu magazine, by Fernando Pessoa,...

Environmental Monitoring and Interpretation Center

Vila do Conde's Environmental Monitoring and Interpretation Center (Centro de Monitorização e Interpretação Ambiental - CMIA) is a municipal equipment with the scientific and...

Chapel of Saint Catherine

The Chapel of Saint Catherine is one of the oldest in Vila do Conde. The date of its construction is unknown, but it was...

Monument to the Lacemaker

The Monument to the Lacemaker is a homage to Vila do Conde's women, who have perpetuated for centuries the art of bobbin lace production. Designed...
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History

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

House of José Régio

The House of José Régio is located on the avenue that took the poet's name (Avenida José Régio), formerly Avenida Campos Henriques and Rua...

Monument to the Deceased of the Great War

Inaugurated with pomp and circumstance on April 10th 1932, in Largo da Meia Laranja, on Avenida Figueiredo Faria, the Monument to the Deceased of...

King John II’s Square

King John II's Square, rehabilitated in 2001, shows visitors various celebrations of the Portuguese Discoveries, such as the columns of the "five corners of...

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...

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