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A Lovely Place to Walk

The old bridge frames the center of this modestly sized town, and makes for a quiet stop on your... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Denver, Colorado

Very typical and well preserved bridge, you can really spend some time over there and take some... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
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“stone bridge”(2 reviews)
“the river”(5 reviews)
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Rua Noticias da Barca, Ponte da Barca 4980-646, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old bridge frames the center of this modestly sized town, and makes for a quiet stop on your travels--or to stay for a night. The walk along the river here is short but tidy.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Very typical and well preserved bridge, you can really spend some time over there and take some photos.

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is a symbol of the region ! It is a must see. You have a nice garden and lots of details to visit !

Thank nbaPortugal
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Small village with lots of history, nature and good restaurants. You will fall in love for the typical northern culture, it's simplicity and greatness at the same time. Good wine, restaurants, hotel, pool and river beach. Don't forget to profit from the Romaria de S....More

Thank PedroCardador
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Very small town but with a huge road bridge crossing the river Douro. At light, it is lit up and looks splendid. Some bars and cafes but very quiet. Trips to Salamanca arranged by our ship so you can leave Portugal and enter Spain. In...More

Thank Keith4335
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Ponte da Barca is a pleasant town with its main attraction being the 15th-century stone bridge across the Lima River. There is also an attractive park in front of the bridge and along the riverfront that is an excellent place to stretch the legs. We...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is a small stone bridge in the village of Ponte da Barca who is crossing the river. The bridge is so small that they have put some traffic lights to let pass the cars from one side to another this because only one car...More

Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 13 July 2016

An interesting friendly little town with its iconic arched bridge - much longer than you would possibly expect. Some interesting bronze artwork near the river and some not so interesting metal and plastic 'cut-out' Roman Soldiers near the bank illustrating a legend about Legionnaires being...More

Thank Big-G66
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

A beautiful town filled with friendly locals. The bridge is a gorgeous spot for photographs and the architecture of the bridge is a site worth seeing.

Thank Dee2k17
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Beautiful old arched bridge, pretty river and park. Some interesting old buildings. Nice for a wander about and a drink. Parking good by river.

Thank K2683GRlc
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