The Sea, the River and Nature.

At your feet.


alto minho

A full environmental heritage, with a great diversity of landscapes, colors and tones that will make your visit full of unique experiences and memories.

Beaches (nearby by car):

  • Foz do Minho Beach (1.9 km)
  • Moledo Beach (3.4 km)
  • Vila Praia de Âncora beach (7.7 km)

Points of Tourist Interest:

  • Sanctuary of Senhora das Neves (Caminha)
  • Fraga Viewpoint (Walks)
  • Clock Tower (Walks)
  • Mother Church (Walks)
  • Misericórdia Church (Caminha)
  • Medieval Walls (Walks)
  • Straight Street (Walk)
  • Town Hall (Walks)
  • Mata do Camarido
  • Ínsua Fort (Moledo do Minho)

Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago

In Caminha, pilgrims have the option of continuing along the banks of the River Minho to Valença do Minho (where the Portuguese Coastal Way joins the Portuguese Central Way), or the option of taking the boat/ferry that connects Caminha to A Guarda in Galicia.

Distance:288.83 Km/ 17947.064 Miles

Duration:13 Days

Difficulty Level: Medium-High


10% discount on the rate, via email

Half Board Options Available

Special Massage for Pilgrims Candle Spa by Hotel Porta do Sol



Descubra o minho

Descubra Minho is an ecotourism company specialized in the organization of guided walks, bike rides and donkey trekking in northern Portugal. Most tours take place in the Minho region, namely in the protected area of ​​Serra D´Arga and in Peneda – Gerês National Park.


Arda Surf School

Enjoy an additional 10% discount on the Arda Surf School price if you are a guest at Hotel Porta do Sol!

Contact reception for more information and enjoy classes taught by the best professionals!

Arda Surf School


Horseback riding through the parish of Vilar de Mouros.

Equestrian baptisms.

Preparations for Tours.

Training Horses, thinning or maintenance work.

A farm that thinks above all about the well-being of its animals!


Horse Ridings

At the Equestrian Center ELVA, there are walks around the hill and beach of Moledo, Pinhal do Camarido and surroundings.

Have fun with us and our horses!

• Horse rides

• Riding Lessons

• Equestrian Management



Routes and Itineraries

In our municipality of Caminha, there are four tourist routes available, which reveal the true history of the municipality, through its castros and castles, nature and culture, historic center and religious monuments. “

Castros and Forts of the Coast”, this route aims to make known the forts and forts located on the territory’s coastal cord.

In Caminha, the route includes a visit to Forte do Cão (Âncora), to the Dolmen da Barrosa, to Forte da Lagarteira (Vila Praia de Âncora) and to Moledo beach, from where you can see the Fort of Ínsua.

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Routes and Itineraries

“Nature and Culture of the Coast”

This route shows the coastal protected areas and other spaces with some kind of legal protection. This route includes the two existing protected areas, plus Serra d’Arga and the coastal strip between Caminha and Viana do Castelo, including the Mata Nacional do Camarido.

The route in Caminha includes a visit to the Serra D’Arga Interpretation Centre, Miradouro da Fraga, Mata Nacional do Camarido and Praia de Moledo.


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Routes and Itineraries

“Historical Centers of the Coast”

This route makes it possible to visit the Historic Centers of Viana do Castelo and Caminha, as well as Ponte de Lima. In the case of Caminha, the route includes a visit to Forte da Lagarteira, in Vila Praia de Âncora, a passage through the historic center of the medieval town of Caminha, and a visit to the Monastery of S. João d’Arga.

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Routes and Itineraries

“Religious Coast”

This route shows the richness of the religious architectural heritage, through a visit to the main religious sites located outside the urban centers. In Caminha, the route includes a visit to the Monastery of S. João d’Arga, to the Igreja Matriz and to Misericórdia, to Monte Calvário, in Vila Praia de Âncora.

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