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Deserve a visit

The fortress is integrated in the city center, and like this one deserves a visit. Is well... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
José T
Viseu, Portugal
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Fortress with amazing views

It's worth to go inside this XIV century fortress. The walls and the churchs inside are well... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2017
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Praca Liberdade 4, Vila Nova de Cerveira 4920-278, Portugal
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely city, great facilities and lots of information explained through the streets. I definitely recommend it

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

The fortress is integrated in the city center, and like this one deserves a visit. Is well preserved and have good views over the city and Minho river.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank José T
Reviewed June 14, 2017

It's worth to go inside this XIV century fortress. The walls and the churchs inside are well preserved and from the back there are amazing views over the Minho river and Spain in the north bank of the river. From the walls above the entrance...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank PedroRBC
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Very quiet and nice town. The water park, the river museum and the castle are must. The town has also a train station. Praia da Lenta and its coffee - lounge are very cozy.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jose M
Reviewed January 4, 2016

While the majority of the fort is very old and there is a lot of history here, there seems to be an hotel that was added and closed in the last few years. Not a major attraction and you can see it all in 1/2...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Cangolf
Reviewed October 8, 2015

This is an amazing historic site with a multi-level fortifying wall around an old town. I highly recommend a visit in the late evening when everything is lid up.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Ivo T
Reviewed September 28, 2015

The Fair has Garden goods, attractive Clothes, Shoes ,vegetables,all farmer´s market,etc.,worth a visit. Prices very attractive.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Tersai
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Visited Vila Nova from our holiday base in Valenca do Minho, short walk from the train station ,pass the children's water park,along the river( views of Spain!!) And you come to the old quarter of Vila Nova. The street was lovely, came out to a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Anne A
Reviewed August 3, 2015

Vila Nova de Cerveira is a lovely small town which can be reached across the bridge from Spain. Lovely small square with shops and restaurants, plenty of parking. The Fort itself is small and nothing as grand as the stunning Fort in Valenca.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank K2683GRlc
Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you want to "wash" your eyes just visit this monument but don't expect for more. It doesn't have any kind of animation along the year.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank 2lifes4travel
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