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Bragança District

With 12 municipalities (Alfândega da Fé, Bragança, Carrazeda de Ansiães, Freixo de Espada à Cinta, Macedo de Cavaleiros, Miranda do Douro, Mirandela, Mogadouro, Torre de Moncorvo, Vila Flor, Vimioso, Vinhais), Bragança is the 5th largest district Portuguese

The wonderful natural scenery, the stone towns and villages, the rivers that meander through the region enrich it with their freshness, life, beauty and serenity, the valleys and mountains that paint the landscape, vineyards and fruit trees that fill the area with color. region in itself, magical...

For all this and much more, it is easy to get lost in one of the many viewpoints, treat your palate to a rich and unique gastronomy in the world and experience the tradition and culture that is very preserved in the region.

Parks such as the Montesinho Natural Park, the Douro Internacional Natural Park and the Protected Landscape of Albufeira do Azibo delight nature lovers, and in terms of monuments, you can´t miss (among many others...), the Castle of Bragança, the co-cathedral of Miranda do Douro, the citadel of Bragança, the main church of Torre de Moncorvo, the Castle of Ansiães, the church of Freixo de Espada à Cinta, the Castle of Mogadouro, the main church of Vimioso, the clock tower in Alfandega of faith, Castle and Medieval Wall of vineyards, Ponte Velha de Mirandela, Albufeira do Azibo in Macedo dos Cavaleiros, Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Assunção

The gastronomy is also something unmissable, with delicacies fit for a king, where flavors intertwine creating true delicacies from heaven: Feijoada à Trás-os-Montes, Portuguese stew, Butelo, Lamb chop in herb sauce with aromatic tagliolini, Honey cake, partridge broth, supplications... 

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