10 Things to Do in Caminha That You Shouldn't Miss

Caminha (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐˈmiɲɐ]) is a municipality in the north-west of Portugal, 21 km north from Viana do Castelo, located in the Viana do Castelo District. The population in 2011 was 16,684, in an area of 136.52 km².

1. Torre do Relogio de Caminha

Rua da Torre do Relogio, Caminha, Portugal Sights & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
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4.5 based on 138 reviews

Torre do Relogio de Caminha

Reviewed By JElliot32 - New South Wales, AustraliaNew South Wales, Australia

Clock watcher

The Torre do Relogio is an ancient, 13th-century clocktower found in one corner of Caminha's delightful town square. It is an impressive piece of masonry and, yes, the clock appears to still keep good time. The square boasts a fountain and a decent number

2. Igreja Matriz de Caminha

Rua Direita, Caminha, Portugal Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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4 based on 94 reviews

Igreja Matriz de Caminha

Reviewed By JElliot32 - New South Wales, AustraliaNew South Wales, Australia

Unexpected treasure

Caminha is a pretty sleepy town (at least it was when we visited) and the church seemed to lie in an particularly sleepy quarter. So, we were not really expecting too much, but once we entered the place were just blown away by the stark, still beauty of t

3. Chafariz do Terreiro

Praca Conselheiro Silva Torres, Caminha 4910-122, Portugal Sights & Landmarks, Fountains
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4 based on 46 reviews

Chafariz do Terreiro

Reviewed By hans-jaguar - Santa Comba Dao, PortugalSanta Comba Dao, Portugal

Visit of the historical centre of Caminha.

This fountain of the Terreiro or fountain of the Town Square known in the actuality, is positioned right in the centre of the village square, known as the “Largo do Terreiro”, this fountain appeared into the year 1551. The fountain is based on a large tan

4. Misericordia Church

Praca Conselheiro Silva Torres, Caminha 4910-122, Portugal Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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4 based on 27 reviews

Misericordia Church

Reviewed By hans-jaguar - Santa Comba Dao, PortugalSanta Comba Dao, Portugal

Visit of the historical centre of Caminha.

This is nothing more than a normal church who is located in Rua Direita, in the centre of the village, developing in a longitudinal plant rectangular.The main façade, divided into three registers, presents a seventeenth-century design with elements of Nor

5. Foz do Minho Beach

Caminha 4910-349, Portugal Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
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4 based on 11 reviews

Foz do Minho Beach

Reviewed By JCB933 - Newcastle-under-Lyme, United KingdomNewcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom

Fantastic beach overlooking the Atlantic and the Minho

Superb beach with good facilities, food, kayaking, jet ski. Beaches generally quite with a lovely cooling breeze blowing in off the Atlantic. Views are amazing. Super clean take a towel, lie down and take the rays. FAB and Galicia is so close across the M

6. Conjunto Fortificado de Caminha.

Rua da Boavista 3, Caminha 4910-132, Portugal Sights & Landmarks, Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4 based on 5 reviews

Conjunto Fortificado de Caminha.

Reviewed By hans-jaguar - Santa Comba Dao, PortugalSanta Comba Dao, Portugal

Visit the hsitorical center of Caminha.

You have to see this as a monument who is the ensemble is constituted by curtains of ramparts of the 17th century: you can find this “Ramparts of the Matrix”, another part next to the Mother Church; Baluarte de Santo António, near the Convent of Santo Ant

7. Ecovia do Atlantico

Caminha 4910-235, Portugal Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Biking Trails
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4 based on 2 reviews

Ecovia do Atlantico

Reviewed By T9934SCsandrap - Espinho, PortugalEspinho, Portugal

Passeio agradavel

A ecovia junta 4 caminhos. O caminho das Camboas é realizado junto ao mar permitindo ter sempre uma agradável paisagem enquanto passeia.

8. Rio Coura

Caminha, Portugal Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
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5 based on 1 reviews

Rio Coura

Reviewed By T9934SCsandrap - Espinho, PortugalEspinho, Portugal

Paisagem deslumbrante

O local onde o Rio Coura se encontra com o Rio Coura é lindíssimo. A vista sobre Espanha, a paisagem refletida na água, local muito calmo.

9. Igreja de Lanhelas

Rua Ilidio Couto 58 | Lanhelas, Caminha 4910-205, Portugal Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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Igreja de Lanhelas

Reviewed By T9934SCsandrap - Espinho, PortugalEspinho, Portugal

Bonita

Igreja bonita no seu exterior com a fachada principal em azulejos em bom estado de conservação. Estava a decorrer uma celebração não tendo sido por isso possível visitar o seu interior

10. Capela de S Bento

Rua Alfredo Cruz 80, Caminha 4910-344, Portugal Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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4 based on 1 reviews

Reviewed By T9934SCsandrap - Espinho, PortugalEspinho, Portugal

Muito bonita

Igreja no seu exterior simples e possui dois painéis de azulejos bonitos e bem conservados. O seu altar principal e os laterais são igualmente muito bonitos. Merece uma visita .

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