Discover the Hidden Gems
of Viana do Castelo

If you’re looking for a fun family day trip during your stay at Varzinn Family Hotel, Viana do Castelo is a great destination to explore. This historic town is located just a short drive from our hotel, and it offers a wealth of family-friendly activities and attractions. In this blog post, we’ll show you what to see and do in Viana do Castelo, and how to make the most of your family adventure in this charming town.

Family Values at Varzinn

At Varzinn, we believe that family time is the best time. That’s why we’ve designed our hotel to cater to families, with spacious rooms, child-friendly amenities, and a range of activities to keep both parents and children entertained. Whether you’re looking to relax in our beautiful garden, explore the nearby towns, or take a long walk with your family, Varzinn has something for everyone.

The Beauty of Viana do Castelo

Viana do Castelo is a historic town that’s known for its traditional architecture, beautiful beaches, and stunning natural landscapes. Some of the must-see attractions include the Basilica of Santa Luzia, the Castelo de Santiago da Barra, and the charming Praça da República. You can also take a walk along the scenic Rio Lima, or visit the nearby beaches for a day of sun, sand, and surf.

Family-Friendly Activities in Viana do Castelo

Viana do Castelo offers a wealth of family-friendly activities and attractions. You can take a ride on the funicular railway to the top of the Santa Luzia hill for panoramic views of the town and the coast. You can also visit the Museu do Traje and learn about the traditional costumes of the region, or take a boat trip along the Rio Lima. For active families, there are plenty of opportunities for hiking, cycling, and water sports, including surfing and kayaking.

Where to Eat in Viana do Castelo

After a long day of exploring, you’ll want to refuel with some delicious local cuisine. Viana do Castelo is known for its fresh seafood, traditional stews, and sweet pastries. Some of the must-try dishes include the bacalhau com broa, the arroz de sarrabulho, the delicious bolas de Berlim and the famous papos de anjo. You can find plenty of family-friendly restaurants and cafes in the town center, or head to the nearby beaches for a seaside meal with a view.

As you can see, Viana do Castelo offers a wealth of family-friendly activities and attractions for a perfect day trip from Varzinn Family Hotel. Book your stay today, and discover the beauty and history of Northern Portugal with your loved ones.


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