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Bemposta

District: Bragança | County: Mogadouro | Parish: Bemposta

The stunning landscape in Bemposta Village goes hand in hand with its rich heritage. Both make this parish in Magadouro Municipality a place that rewards visitors right from the outset. In the middle of the International Douro Natural Park, the village is situated on an elevated location that provides an irresistible landscape, where Faia da Água Alta and Faia do Cuco stand out. The village is dotted by examples of historical heritage, which deserve a closer look: from the Castle to the stately homes, to the Roman bridge, the ruins of Castelo de Oleiros and the Marcos manor, there is no shortage of historical remains to study.

You must take a walk along the footpath which is precisely a Historical Tour of Bemposta. If you admire religious buildings, be sure to visit the Village Church, the chapels of Santo Cristo and São Sebastião and the chapel of Santa Barbara and the pillory. After your walk, cool off at the pleasant river beach of the Bemposta dam. This village has several traditional feasts which you will enjoy taking part in: the Pauliteiros Group, the Chocalheiros, the graduation celebration, the “payment of the bridegroom's wine”, and various traditional games. According to the religious traditions, there are several traditional celebrations throughout the year: the village has its own prayers and celebrates the feast of Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres, and the Feast of São Pedro, patron saint of the village, and also has very special ways of “commending the souls”.

The traditional handicrafts in Bemposta are making wine, weaving, turning wicker into baskets and frames for the grape harvest, as well as large flat baskets. Here the art of crafting metal and wood is also developed and there are those who have dedicated themselves to producing olive oil. In the areas of cuisine and sport, hunting and fishing are activities that still mark the village. If you want to stay and enjoy the countryside and all that Bemposta has to offer at your leisure, Marcos manor is the place!

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    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Actividades de Passeio
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Castelo de Oleiros
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Pelourinho de Bemposta
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Ribeira de Juncais
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Percurso Pedestre da Cascata da Faia d’Água Alta
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Miradouro Cardal do Douro
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Parque Infantil de Cardal do Douro
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Igreja Matriz de Bemposta
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Capela de Santa Bárbara
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Capela de São Sebastião
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Capela do Santo Cristo
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Barragem da Bemposta
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Parque Natural do Douro Internacional
    Bragança | Mogadouro
    Restaurante Emigrantes
    Bragança | Mogadouro