by Laurinda Figueira - Local people
CASA SANDRA BORDADOS DE VIANA
Located in the heart of the historic centre, this shop sells handicrafts and typical clothes at a more affordable price.
LARGO JOÃO TOMÁS DA COSTA, 46
258 822 155
MERCADO MUNICIPAL DE VIANA DO CASTELO
Every Friday, small local farmers come to the city to sell fresh flowers, fruit and vegetables. A must for the fans of local markets.
AV. CAP. GASPAR DE CASTRO 119
CASA MANUEL ESPREGUEIRA E OLIVEIRA
The deal place to admire the reconstruction of a former 19th century manor house, especially the incredible ceilings, a privilege extended even to those who do not stay at this turismo de habitação (rural tourism hotel).
RUA MANUEL ESPREGUEIRA,190
258 407 336
NÚCLEO MUSEOLÓGICO DO PÃO E AZENHA DE OUTEIRO
Located in a former primary school, this centre focuses on the bread cycle, from its cereal cultivation to its baking.
LUGAR DA ROCHA, OUTEIRO
258 809 306
RESTAURANTE CASA D’ARMAS
A city landmark with the best Monkfish Rice.
LARGO 5 DE OUTUBRO, 64
258 824 999
The right spot to delight in the famous Cabidela rice, the octopus Lagareiro or the original oven-baked cod.
AVENIDA CENTRAL CASTELO DO NEIVA
258 075 874
PASTELARIA ZÉ NATÁRIO
Taste the Viana Manjericos (typical vase-shaped sweet made with wafer and egg) and the freshly baked Bolas de Berlim (Portuguese doughnut).
AV. DOS COMBATENTES DA GRANDE GUERRA, 20
MUSEU DO TRAJE DE VIANA DO CASTELO
PRAÇA DA REPÚBLICA 58, 4900 539 VIANA DO CASTELO
If you are looking for souvenirs from Viana do Castelo, this atelier offers a wide range of handkerchiefs, embroidery and traditional high-quality costumes.
RUA GRANDE, 17
258 824 984