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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. For Santuario de Santa Luzia and beyond, use our Viana do Castelo online holiday planner to get the most from your Viana do Castelo vacation.
Tours to Santuario de Santa Luzia
$133 BOOK WITH VIATOR Santiago de Compostela and Viana do Castelo small group full-day tour from Porto
Duration: 9 hours
$127 BOOK WITH VIATOR Ponte de Lima and Viana do Castelo Small Group Tour with Lunch and Wine Tastings
Duration: 9 hours
Santuario de Santa Luzia reviews
Definitely worth a visit. Beautiful church inside and out, with amazing views over the city and the ocean. We drove up but there is also a train you can take. more »
just a few steps from the railway station away you will find the elevator station. a 5 min ride up the hill and you can enjoy a amazing view over the city, the river and to the seaside. more »
Fantastic church with stunning views of the city! If you can walk, do it! Otherwise go by the yellow teleferic tram or by car. Worth it for many reasons to do climb the hill! Church is massive with awesome glass paints.
Beautiful place with great views on the area. I would recommend going to the top of the tower if you can. There's a garden where you can spend some time,have a little picnic 🙂
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