Taberna do Valentim
Capela de Nossa Senhora de Agonia
This serene 18th-century chapel with an onion dome and gilded octagonal nave is the centre of an August festival of the same name.
Castelo de São Tiago da Barra
You can still scoot around the ramparts of this squat castle, a short walk west of the centre, which began in the 15th century as a...
Set in a condo opposite the harbour on the road to Praia do Cabedelo, this excellent kitesurfing outfitter is owned and operated by João...
Still a good choice if you’re looking to groove into the wee hours. This boxy space has a spacious dance floor ringed by an upstairs...
There’s no denying the popularity of this tiny pastry shop, which is positively flooded with locals in the morning. This is where Viana...
Lonely Planet review
Hidden within the old fishermens quarter you’ll fi nd this fantastic seafood restaurant. Fresh grilled fish is available by the kilo, and equally well loved are the rich seafood stews – arroz de tamboril (monkfi sh rice) and caldeirada (fi sh stew). In a good eating town, no place does it better.