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Puente de Ponte da Barca

Rua Noticias da Barca, Ponte da Barca 4980-646, Portugal
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Very small town but with a huge road bridge crossing the river Douro. At light, it is lit up and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Anthony J
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Worth a stopover

Ponte da Barca is a pleasant town with its main attraction being the 15th-century stone bridge... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
JElliot32
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New South Wales, Australia
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  • Average8%
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“small town” (2 reviews)
“stone bridge” (2 reviews)
“the river” (5 reviews)
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Rua Noticias da Barca, Ponte da Barca 4980-646, Portugal
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Very small town but with a huge road bridge crossing the river Douro. At light, it is lit up and looks splendid. Some bars and cafes but very quiet. Trips to Salamanca arranged by our ship so you can leave Portugal and enter Spain. In...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Ponte da Barca is a pleasant town with its main attraction being the 15th-century stone bridge across the Lima River. There is also an attractive park in front of the bridge and along the riverfront that is an excellent place to stretch the legs. We...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is a small stone bridge in the village of Ponte da Barca who is crossing the river. The bridge is so small that they have put some traffic lights to let pass the cars from one side to another this because only one car...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

An interesting friendly little town with its iconic arched bridge - much longer than you would possibly expect. Some interesting bronze artwork near the river and some not so interesting metal and plastic 'cut-out' Roman Soldiers near the bank illustrating a legend about Legionnaires being...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

A beautiful town filled with friendly locals. The bridge is a gorgeous spot for photographs and the architecture of the bridge is a site worth seeing.

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Beautiful old arched bridge, pretty river and park. Some interesting old buildings. Nice for a wander about and a drink. Parking good by river.

Thank L C
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Stopped here by chance. Nice spot by the river with plenty of walks and photo opportunities. A number of cafes/restaurants for refreshment. altogether very pleasant.

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

the river view and the bridge. there's some historical places near the bridge, with nice coffee/bar. enjoy the old houses, and take note of an enormous Magnolia tree near the big house by the bridge.

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