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Passagem

District: Viana do Castelo | County: Viana do Castelo | Parish: Moreira de Geraz do Lima

Lugar da Passagem is located in the foothills of Moreira de Geraz do Lima Parish, on the banks of the Lima River, in Viana do Castelo Municipality. For centuries, Passagem Village assured the ferry crossing between Moreira de Geraz do Lima and Lanheses, used for transporting people and goods. Currently, the valuation and the interest in the ferries and the river crossings continue to be prime objectives of this rural centre.

In the historical village of Passagem, the Parish Church, the Prelada Cross, the Marco da Passagem, the anchorage and the river beach are of note, examples of a valuable architectural and environmental heritage. On foot or by bike, take the Lima River Ecovia - the Plains Route, which connects Viana do Castelo to Ponete de Lima Bridge and crosses through Lugar da Passagem. This rural centre is a central point for trails passing through Vale do Lima whether for the Romanesque or Ribeira de Lima itineraries, the Way of St. James or gastronomic itineraries.

As for the typical food in this village, lamprey (caught here) and quality vinho verde are highlighted.
The characteristic handicrafts in the Passagem Historical Area are embroidered linen and the cultural traditions of this land, the Trajo Verde de Geraz do Lima Folk Group.

Museu de Carros de Cavalos
Viana do Castelo | Viana do Castelo
Praia Fluvial da Passagem
Viana do Castelo | Viana do Castelo
Miradouro da Capela da Senhora do Crasto
Viana do Castelo | Viana do Castelo
Parque Verde de Lanheses
Viana do Castelo | Viana do Castelo
Ancoradouro da Passagem
Viana do Castelo | Viana do Castelo