The region

Povoa de Varzim, a city of Portugal, has been linked to the sea since pre-Roman times, namely maritime trade and fishing, because it is located in one of the best Portuguese natural harbors.

Povoa de Varzim

Povoa de Varzim, a city of Portugal, has been linked to the sea since pre-Roman times, namely maritime trade and fishing, because it is located in one of the best Portuguese natural harbors. It is considered a historic town, fishing, country and bourgeois town, where artifacts from distinct periods of history blend and overlap.

Urban Spaces

The importance of Povoa de Varzim reemerged with the Age of Discovery because of the the competence and wealth of its shipbuilders and navigators, who traded around the world on complex trade routes. The city of Povoa de Varzim has been a renowned beach for three centuries, the most popular in Northern Portugal.

Museums and Monuments

The Municipal Museum of Ethnography and History of Póvoa de Varzim is a maritime and ethnographic museum in Póvoa de Varzim in Portugal.

Archeology

The Municipal Museum of Povoa de Varzim, created in 1937, maintains its roots in local history and ethnography. The Museum grew significantly with the opening of two poles, associated with important patrimonial resources of the municipality, the Interpretive Center of Cividade of Terroso and the Museum Center of the Romanesque church of S. Pedro de Rates.

Festivities

In line with what is happening in the Portuguese northwest , also in Povoa de Varzim county of religious celebrations are the main collective manifestation of communities.

Casino da Povoa

Casino da Povoa is a neoclassical building from 30 's of the twentieth century in Póvoa de Varzim, where the game and various shows take place all year round.