Lamego

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What are the best places to visit in Lamego?

worth a visit as well the city of Lamego. 2. Quinta da Pacheca This is a very nice, fancy, wine tour and lunch spot. 3. Quinta Santa Eufemia ... with the history of the winery, how the different port wine families differ and what makes them different and sta... 4. Catedral de Lamego

What makes Lamego Cathedral so special?

The facade and the interior of Lamego Cathedral integrate architectural styles spanning various eras, giving both a sense of beauty and monumentality.

What is the history of the Bishopric of Lamego?

The first reference to the bishopric of Lamego dates from 572, when Bishop Sardinário attended the Second Council of Braga, but the diocese was only restored after the defeat of the Arab invaders, following resurgence in the 12th century.

When to go to Lamego?

From the end of August until the middle of September Lamego is filled with visitors. The festival of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios is an annual celebration of the patron saint of the city and attracts thousands of people.

What to see at the Lamego Museum?

Grão Vasco’s paintings in Lamego Museum. Equally impressive are the 16th century Flemish tapestries that depict the Greek legend of Oedipus, the guy who unwittingly killed his father and married his mother. What drew me to Lamego Museum in the first place was the promise of azulejos (painted tiles).

Where is Lamego?

Where exactly is Lamego? Lamego is in the North Region of the Douro, in the Viseu district, approximately 130 km away from Porto. The city is located on the shore of the Balsemão river and occupies an area of around 165 km2. Go on a medieval tour through Lamego, where you can visit everything the city has to offer and taste the local wine.

Who is the Bishop of Lamego?

Also in the 16th century, Manuel de Noronha (one of the more notable prelates of Lamego) was appointed the Bishop of Lamego, occupying the role for the next 18 years and referred to the great builder, responsible for the cult of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios ( Our Lady of Remedies ).

What is Lamego famous for?

Lamego is considered one of the principal cities of the Portuguese Barroque, for its numerous churches, palaces, and civic buildings. The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lamego and has a cathedral. The following cultural institutions are based in Lamego:

What makes Lamego Cathedral so special?

The facade and the interior of Lamego Cathedral integrate architectural styles spanning various eras, giving both a sense of beauty and monumentality.

What is the Prince-Bishopric of Liège?

The Prince-Bishopric of Liège around 1350. The Prince-Bishopric of Liège or Principality of Liège was an ecclesiastical principality of the Holy Roman Empire situated for the most part in present-day Belgium. It was an Imperial Estate, so the bishop of Liège, as its prince, had a seat and a vote in the Imperial Diet.

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