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Canaveses

District: Porto | County: Marco de Canaveses | Parish: Sobretâmega e São Nicolau

On the right bank of the Tâmega River, just four kilometres from the municipal seat and divided between Sobretâmega and São Nicolau parishes, is the small village of Canaveses. The simple cluster of traditional style granite houses conceals a past rich in history, the stage for great military deeds at the time of the French Invasions. There are still numerous vestiges from this past which deserve an attentive visit: the Parish Church of Santa Maria Maior, Rua Direita, Palmatória House, the Chapel of São Sebastião, Fontainho House, Asnos Bridge, Penidos House and Ribeira House, restored and adapted for visitors.

The Tâmega River Park, designed to welcome tourists, is a must-see. It is in a pleasant riverside location, ideal for doing sports and getting in touch with nature. A marina was built there, with capacity for 40 vessels, as well as a support building where the Marco de Canaveses Nautical Club and a panoramic restaurant operate. There are also sport fishing platforms, a bar, a picnic park, a children’s playground and a hiking and fitness circuit.

The recently created hiking trail, “Canaveses Trails”, starts and ends at the Tâmega River Park. This is an eight-kilometre trail encompassing all of Sobretâmega Parish, passing through Canaveses. It is part of the Romanesque Route and the Port Wine Route. Taste the sour bread, which is typical of the region, roast lamb with rice, bazulaque and, of course, vinho verde.

Zona de Pesca desportiva
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Parque Fluvial do Tâmega
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Nicho do Senhor da Boa Passagem
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Momento's Rio
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Jardim da Alameda Doutor Miranda da Rocha
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Pelourinho de São Nicolau
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Ponte de Pombal
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Tasquinha da Ponte
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Igreja Românica de Sobretâmega
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Capela de São Lázaro
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Igreja de Santa Maria de Sobretâmega
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Igreja de S. Nicolau
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Albufeira do Tâmega
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
O Ferrador
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
O Telheiro
Porto | Marco de Canaveses
Igreja de Sta Maria de Fornos
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Caminho pedestre dos Flávios e D. Mafalda
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Igreja de Canaveses
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Pelourinho Albergaria
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Capela Espirito Santo
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Casa da Ribeira
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Centro de Promoção de Produtos Locais - Dolmen
Porto | Marco de Canaveses