The North of Portugal is renowned for its beautiful and unspoilt secenery. Here you will find mountains and green valleys with small vineyards, good food, fine wines, low prices and warm friendly Celtic people. In this area you have the beautiful old towns of Viana do Castelo, Ponte de Lima, Caminha, Valenca and the border region of Galicia in Spain.
Further afield and also worth visiting are Braga, Porto (Oporto) and Guimaraes. Also, the wild natural beauty of Portugal's only National Park, Peneda-Geres should not be missed.
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Ponte de Lima is set in the south bank of the Lima river and is one of the oldest towns in Portugal. The town was an important Roman settlement in the road from Braga to Santiago de Compostela and Lugo in Galicia.
One of the symbols of Ponte de Lima is the Roman Bridge that joins both margins of the river although only a few arches belong to the original construction.
Staying in villas in Ponte de Lima allows visitors to enjoy from the best the region has to offer.
The most convenient international airport is at Porto (Oporto)