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Ponte de Sao Goncalo - Amarante

Ponte de Sao Goncalo - Amarante

The Ponte de São Gonçalo spanning the river Tâmega. The bridge was the scene of a heroic battle between French and Portuguese forces in 1809 during the Peninsula War.


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Amar is the Portuguese verb to love, and it is perhaps fitting that it should be the first part of the name of this attractive town. A settlement since the 4th century BC, Amarante is situated in the rich agricultural lands of the...

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