Lamego, Portugal Cruise Port, 2019 and 2020 Cruises to Lamego, Portugal | The Cruise Web
 

Lamego, Portugal Cruise Port

Lamego serves both as a municipality and a city in the Viseu District that is located in the Norte Region, Northern Portugal. The city is situated on the shores of the region's Balsemao River. The city is believed to have a very rich history with some origins tracing back to years before the Iberian Peninsula was occupied by the Romans. Further evidence of the region's rich history can be found in Lamego's historic city center where the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lamego is based. In 1143, it is widely believed that the very first gathering of Portuguese representatives, known as the Portuguese Cortes, was conducted in the city of Lamego. Featured below are some of the recommended experiences, attractions, and activities that visitors could enjoy after cruising to Lamego, Portugal:
 
  • Visitors who are interested in learning about the architectural and religious history of the region, should pay a visit to the sanctuary that was dedicated to Our Lady of Remedies. The building has two bell towers, a garden, and hundreds of crisscrossing stairs that are highly decorated.
     
  • Visitors who are interested in learning more about the region's religious history, should pay a visit to the Chapel of Saint Peter of Balsemao, which is believed to be the oldest church in Portugal and Europe. Additionally, this 7th century church is a national monument.
     
  • Nature lovers and adventurers alike will be thrilled to know that Lamego offers some unique woodland trails in the Serra das Meadas Natural Park. Here, visitors get to enjoy the great outdoors as they explore and learn more about the city's landscape and flora.
     
  • Due to the city's rich historical background, there is no shortage of venues for history buffs. One such venue is the Lamego Museum that is housed in an 18th century palace. The museum offers exhibits of artifacts, treasures, and even art works by Vasco Fernandes.
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