A site with wonderful views over the Lima river, Viana do Castelo and the coast to the south. Take the funicular and, if your legs are good, don't miss the chance of climbing up to the zimbório (the church's pinnacle) - you will still have...More
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We went up in the funicular which is worth the €3 as its a steep and long climb. Interesting little church but the views are incredible and what you come for. There's a staircase down (next to the funicular) which will give you jellylegs.
The views outside are as magnificent as the interior. So recommended to visit. And take the Funiculaire de Santa Luzia , a nice roundtrip !
The sanctuary is beautifully detailed and decorated. It is possible to take an elevator to the top of the structure for 1 Euro - but will still require your to walk 80 narrow steps to the to (not recommended for claustrophobic people or those afraid...More
Probably one of the most amazing places of historical interest I have visited. Views from the top are spectacular for miles and miles. There is a lift which will take you most of the way to the top and a few stairs for the last...More
Great place to take in the view and be sure to check out the old citadel at the top of the hill. beautiful church and grounds. with the old 2000-4000-year-old Castro city in the back yard.
we rode up on our motorbikes and found plenty of parking it has stunning views over the city and is well worth a visit. You can walk there but that would not be for the faint hearted!