Getting There & Away
There is free parking in a huge car park between the old town and the waterfront. On market days, when the car park is off-limits, look for street parking uphill from Praça da República.
Board long-distance buses on Avenida António Feijó (buy tickets on board) or at the bus station. All services thin out on Sunday.
AV Cura has regular service to Ponte da Barca (€3, 40 minutes) and Viana do Castelo (€3.60, one hour).
Rede Expressos also goes to Viana do Castelo (€6, 30 minutes). as well as Braga (€6, 30 minutes), Valença do Minho (€6.70, 25 to 65 minutes) and Lisbon (€21.90, five hours) via Porto (€7.60, 1¾ hours).
Transdev has regular service to Braga (€4, one hour) and Barcelos (€3.75, one hour).