We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Impressive wall walk.

This is a lovely wall, the defensive wall around the town. It gives wonderful views of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
via mobile

My husband and I walked the Camino alternate route, through this old fortified part of the city... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Read all 30 reviews
All photos (16)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good58%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“camino”(2 reviews)
“spain”(2 reviews)
“battlements”(2 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
R. Jose Rodrigues 54 4930 Travessa Santo Estevao 720, Valenca 4930-764, Portugal
Reviews (30)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews camino spain battlements walls village
Updating list...
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely wall, the defensive wall around the town. It gives wonderful views of the surrounding countryside but also gives an insight into the defensive battlements that would keep the village safe from invaders. It is well preserved and very interesting. The village...More

Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed 24 September 2018

My husband and I walked the Camino alternate route, through this old fortified part of the city. Quite impressive stone fortifications. Lots of shops and activity.

Thank MargaretBenefiel
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Valença is a walled town located on the left bank of Minho River, approximately 25 km from the Atlantic Ocean. The municipality is limited to the north with Minho River establishing the border with Spain. The fortress that looks down to the Minho River and...More

Thank dolpia
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We drove into and stayed at the Pousada on in the village, and we enjoyed wandering along the battlements and through the narrow streets of the town. The shopping seems to consist of about 50 shops all selling the same goods, specifically linens In one...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My wife and I recently completed our Camino de Santiago and prior to starting our camino from Tui, Spain, we walked across the bridge from Tui to Valenca to explore this old fort and to enjoy this wonderful town. There are many shops, vendors and...More

Thank surfer02_10
Reviewed 10 July 2017

After passing through the narrow gate of the first of two walls that enclose the small village of Valenca you will enter into this open space that is used by the military as a parade or training grounds. The Tourist Information office can also be...More

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Entrada em Valença. Visita onrigatória. Place you need to visit. Absolutely unique. Something outstanding.

Thank Jorge B
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Pousada de Valenca do Minho, Sao Teotonio
185 reviews
.16 km away
Hotel Lara
81 reviews
.64 km away
Hotel Valenca do Minho
63 reviews
1.31 km away
Hotel Minho
929 reviews
7.04 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 58 nearby restaurants
Trattoria Casa Di Mamma
511 reviews
.62 km away
Fronteira GastroBar
80 reviews
.24 km away
580 reviews
.28 km away
FATUM - Casa de Fados
165 reviews
.46 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 17 nearby attractions
Tui Cathedral
451 reviews
1.58 km away
Museo Do Bombeiro
17 reviews
1.37 km away
Paseo Fluvial
62 reviews
1.60 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Marco Miliario Romano staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines