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We got the tip from our private driver - who took us to this catholic Sao Goncalo church in Amerante.
Sao Goncalo is the patron saint of singles (male and female!), lovers and sex.
So you are able to buy the instrument of Sao Goncalo...More
The church has a commanding position, overlooking the River Tamega and next to the Gonçalo Bridge.
A mix of Renaissance, Mannerism and Baroque architectural styles, construction of the church and monastery was commenced in 1543.
There is a small chapel to the left of the...More
Six of us went for a countryside trip and we were lucky to be doing this on a weekday. There were 3 other people in the entire grounds of the church. So it was magical to be in these spaces on your own.
Enjoy walking around this small town church! Good viewpoints from the top and interesting architecture. A must see in Amarante! We managed with a stroller but it is not particularly stroller/wheelchair accessible.