Temple povoa de varzim

temple povoa de varzim

Where is Póvoa de Varzim located?

Occupying an area of 82.1 km 2 (31.7 sq mi), Póvoa de Varzim lies between the Cávado and Ave rivers, or, from a wider perspective, halfway between the Minho and Douro rivers on the northern coast of Portugal — the Costa Verde.

Who are the Póvoa de Varzim police?

The Póvoa de Varzim and Vila do Conde Maritime Police Picket are headquartered in Largo Dr. Vasques Calafate, sharing resources with the Captaincy of the Port of Póvoa de Varzim. Póvoa de Varzim is home to the Escola dos Serviços, a Portuguese military base unit for logistics, military education and training, and financial resources.

What to do in Varzim?

Póvoa de Varzim Music Hall is the residence of Banda Musical da Póvoa de Varzim (1864) and its pops orchestra . The Póvoa de Varzim Bullfighting Arena is used for Portuguese-style bullfighting, horse shows, and concerts.

What is the history of Varzim in Portugal?

Permanent settlement in Póvoa de Varzim dates back to around four to six thousand years ago; around 900 BC, unrest in the region led to the establishment of Cividade de Terroso, a fortified city, which developed maritime trade routes with the civilizations of classical antiquity.

What is a Povoa de Varzim native called?

A native of Póvoa de Varzim is called a Poveiro which can be rendered into English as Povoan. According to the 2001 Census, there were 63,470 inhabitants that year, 38 848 (61.2%) of whom lived in the city.

Where are the beaches in Póvoa de Varzim?

Boardwalk in Santo André Beach. The beaches in Póvoa de Varzim are an extensive and continuous group of golden sandy beaches forming small bays or coves along the shoreline in northern Portugal. These do not have any barrier and are in fact a single beach, over 12 km long, under the name Praia da Póvoa de Varzim (Póvoa de Varzim Beach).

How to get from Porto to Póvoa de Varzim?

Póvoa de Varzim is no longer connected by railway but the former railway line is now the Porto metro Line B. Trains take 1 hour from central Portugal to Póvoa de Varzim Station. Take the IC1/A28 highway north from Porto to Póvoa de Varzim.

What is the history of Varzim in Portugal?

Permanent settlement in Póvoa de Varzim dates back to around four to six thousand years ago; around 900 BC, unrest in the region led to the establishment of Cividade de Terroso, a fortified city, which developed maritime trade routes with the civilizations of classical antiquity.

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