Santuario de Santa Luzia, Viana do Castelo
(4.8/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Experience excellent views of Viana do Castelo, the Minho River, and Atlantic Ocean from atop this architecturally intriguing Santuario de Santa Luzia. This mountaintop church was built by acclaimed architects Miguel Ventura Terra and Miguel Nogueira between 1904 and 1959. Climb the staircase or take the funicular uphill to the basilica grounds. View the Revivalist Roman and Byzantine styles that make the structure's design so impressive. If you are feeling adventurous, you can scale the stairs to the top of the towers for incredible views of the surrounding valley, coastline, and city. With our online itinerary creator, Viana do Castelo attractions like Santuario de Santa Luzia can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • For that, the architecture of the sanctuary is very, very nice. But there isn't much to see inside. Stairs and elevator climbing the Bell Tower or tower and slope 3e. We do not upload
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  • It is not the first time that you chose to visit this place. Excellent views as possible at night.
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  • When we arrived at Viana do Castello, we were heading to the Santuario de Santa Luzia That was on the upper hill. We found a parking place with some difficulty. We found a place behind the cathedral. ...  more »