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Paço de Lanheses - Viana do Castelo - Portugal


    The Caminha fair dates back from 1291, having been granted by D. Dinis Royal Charter, setting out a market in the village, on the third day of each month.

    At this Alto Minho fair visitors will find a variety of articles, including pottery, tableware, textiles, clothing, footwear, handicrafts, and street hawkers of bread, cheese, sausages, among many other products.

    It is a fair that brings thousands of people to Caminha, mainly during the summer season.


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    The Alto Minho

    «...people from the Minho province are the best inhabitants of Portugal, both for their gentleness and friendliness, as well as for their jolliness; their dances and songs have already led a foreign author to compare them to the true shepherds of antiquity.»

    in: Minho Pitoresco, 1887