5 Sights in Vila Real, Portugal (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Vila Real, Portugal. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Vila Real, Portugal.

List of cities in Portugal Sightseeing Tours in Vila Real

1. Parque Corgo

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Parque Corgo Vitor Oliveira from Torres Vedras, PORTUGAL / CC BY-SA 2.0

Park Corgo, also known as Rio Corgo Park, is an existing urban park in the city of Vila Real. Park Corgo has been, since its inauguration in 2005, one of the "Crown Jewelry" of the city of Vila Real and covers the two banks of the river that gives it its name. Built under the Polis Environmental Requalification Program and about 33 hectares, it is the largest green zone in the city, whose planning and management is the responsibility of the Vila Real City Council, which is responsible for ensuring its preservation and conservation. All this space, of deep communion with the nature and escape of city life, invites sports and the development of healthy lifestyle. This green area of the city assumes a primary role in the life of the village, with a notorious connection created between them, the river and the whole environment of the park, being much sought after by people who run, walk or rest.

Wikipedia: Parque Corgo (PT)

2. Capela do Calvário

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Capela do Calvário Vitor Oliveira from Torres Vedras, PORTUGAL / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Calvary Chapel, also known as The Church of Bom Jesus do Calvary or Church of the Lord Jesus of Calvary, is located in the city of Vila Real (Portugal) and is a longitudinal plan chapel with nave, chancel, square bell tower and rectangular sacristy adossados. It is a building of late-Baroque and neoclassical architecture, with origin in a primitive chapel built in 1680. The Calvary Chapel is recognizable by its characteristic main façade lined with bicolor tiles, blue and white, and covered by the coat of arms of the Third Order of St. Francis, to which it belongs, and by its extensive and landscaped church, whose privileged position constitutes an excellent viewpoint for the nascent part of the city.

Wikipedia: Capela do Calvário (Vila Real) (PT)

3. Ponte de Piscais

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The Piscois Bridge, over the Corgo River, is a Roman bridge located north of the city of Vila Real in the parish of Mouçós, Portugal. This work was part of an important Roman route that crossed the entire Iberian Peninsula. As it is still open to automotive traffic has suffered several "attacks" among which the use of concrete, to level the characteristics and not levels of Roman stone, because they have thus been built and due to years of use.

Wikipedia: Ponte de Piscais (PT), Heritage Website Sipa, Heritage Website

4. Bisalhães black pottery shop

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Black bison tableware is a traditional pottery technology, and the parts produced show black characteristics. This technology is the characteristic of Biselen Village, Royal Village County and Port Area. In 2016, it was declared as the intangible heritage of mankind by UNESCO, and was included in the list of heritages requiring emergency safeguard measures.

Wikipedia: Louça preta de Bisalhães (PT), Heritage Website

5. Teatro de Vila Real

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The Vila Real Theater is a municipal theater located in Alameda de Grasse, in Vila Real, Trás-os-Montes, Portugal. The building was inaugurated in 2004 by the then Portuguese Prime Minister Dr. Durão Barroso. It was designed by Portuguese architect Filipe Oliveira Dias in the year 2000. It is part of the national network of Portuguese theaters.

Wikipedia: Teatro de Vila Real (PT), Website


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