Gil Eannes Hospital Ship

gileanesViana do Castelo

The Hospital Ship Gil Eannes, was built in Viana do Castelo shipyards, and started its activity as a hospital in 1955, supporting for decades, the Portuguese cod fishing fleet which operated on the banks of Newfoundland and Greenland.

It was restored and transformed into a museum ship and a youth hostel.
Worth visiting!

Doca Comercial
Viana do Castelo

Tel.: +351 258 809 710

GPS: N 41º 41'24,53" W 8º 49'48,58"