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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
Dannykimweed
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Impressive

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

Reviewed 24 September 2018
MargaretBenefiel
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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R. Jose Rodrigues 54 4930 Travessa Santo Estevao 720, Valenca 4930-764, Portugal
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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.

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