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Tongobriga

District: Porto | County: Marco de Canaveses | Parish: Freixo

A real journey into the past is what Tongobriga offers its visitors. Situated in Freixo Parish, in Marco de Canaveses Municipality, its main attraction are the archaeological vestiges of an ancient Roman city.
Classified by IPPAR as a national monument, the Freixo Archaeological Station is the proof that Tongobriga represented an important centre of attraction and decision at the end of the 1st century and beginning of the 2nd century. In an area of about 50 hectares, you can see the remains of the baths, of the forum, residential areas and a necropolis.

Naturally, the village developed around this archaeological find. The urban centre of Freixo has been subject to some recovery and restoration work, but maintains the characteristics of a traditional village, with its granite houses, religious heritage, the cultivated fields and its people. While strolling through the village, pay special attention to the Freixo House and the Parish Church. Hike the "From the Flávios to D. Mafalda" route. Along ancient Roman roads and paths, you will be delighted by the landscape of the region!

Overlooking Tongobriga, located on the slopes of Montedeiras Mountain, is Quinta do Crasto, specialising in school and youth tourism. Be sure to taste the roast lamb with rice, cornbread and the Freixo sweets. And why not take home a souvenir from the Craft Shop? You will find some of the best local handicrafts on Judeus street, right in the centre of the village and, just a short distance away, in the Dolmen Local Products Promotion Centre.

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  • Restaurante Tongobriga
    Restaurante inserido na Zona Arqueológica do Freixo, envolvido num ambiente natural e h...

  • Restaurante Tongobriga
    Porto | Marco de Canaveses
    Casa dos Lenteirões
    Porto | Marco de Canaveses
    Auditório de Tongóbriga
    Porto | Marco de Canaveses
    Cruzeiro de Tongobriga
    Porto | Marco de Canaveses
    Relógio de Sol do Largo Nossa Senhora de Fátima
    Porto | Marco de Canaveses
    Capela de Freixo
    Porto | Marco de Canaveses
    Largo da Igreja/Igreja de freixo
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    Estação Arqueológica do Freixo
    Porto | Marco de Canaveses