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A Lovely Place to Walk

The old bridge frames the center of this modestly sized town, and makes for a quiet stop on your... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Denver, Colorado

Very typical and well preserved bridge, you can really spend some time over there and take some... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
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Rua Noticias da Barca, Ponte da Barca 4980-646, Portugal
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

The old bridge frames the center of this modestly sized town, and makes for a quiet stop on your travels--or to stay for a night. The walk along the river here is short but tidy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Very typical and well preserved bridge, you can really spend some time over there and take some photos.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TitoT416
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a symbol of the region ! It is a must see. You have a nice garden and lots of details to visit !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nbaPortugal
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Small village with lots of history, nature and good restaurants. You will fall in love for the typical northern culture, it's simplicity and greatness at the same time. Good wine, restaurants, hotel, pool and river beach. Don't forget to profit from the Romaria de S....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PedroCardador
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Very small town but with a huge road bridge crossing the river Douro. At light, it is lit up and looks splendid. Some bars and cafes but very quiet. Trips to Salamanca arranged by our ship so you can leave Portugal and enter Spain. In...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Keith J
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Ponte da Barca is a pleasant town with its main attraction being the 15th-century stone bridge across the Lima River. There is also an attractive park in front of the bridge and along the riverfront that is an excellent place to stretch the legs. We...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JElliot32
Reviewed July 25, 2017

This is a small stone bridge in the village of Ponte da Barca who is crossing the river. The bridge is so small that they have put some traffic lights to let pass the cars from one side to another this because only one car...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed July 13, 2016

An interesting friendly little town with its iconic arched bridge - much longer than you would possibly expect. Some interesting bronze artwork near the river and some not so interesting metal and plastic 'cut-out' Roman Soldiers near the bank illustrating a legend about Legionnaires being...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Big-G66
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful town filled with friendly locals. The bridge is a gorgeous spot for photographs and the architecture of the bridge is a site worth seeing.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Dee2k17
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Beautiful old arched bridge, pretty river and park. Some interesting old buildings. Nice for a wander about and a drink. Parking good by river.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank K2683GRlc
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