Provesende bar

Provesende – beauty in 30 minutes

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The village

Provesende 7
Fountain

Provesende is a historic village known for its wine production and for being one of the most beautiful in the Douro wine region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Architecture

Provesende 5
Pillory

The village shows the traditional granite houses and narrow streets, and that is enhanced with its location, on a hilltop with a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.

Passing by Meixedo

Meixedo
Just passing by

Until I passed through this village in my way to Montalegre, I had never heard its name. I made a photo, and when I searched for references, I was surprised to find no less than three villages in Portugal with this uncommon name – one in Viana do Castelo, another in Tarouca, and… this one in Montalegre.
Which is the least interesting?
I will reply after discovering the other two (supposing that I will find them), but, reading I found that there were some administrative aggregations that indicate the progressive disappearance of some villages in the interior.

It's rhere Bar and museum

Provesende 6
Provesende 6

Right in the center of the small village there is also a small bar, which advertises the sale of handicrafts, and assumes itself as a museum.
Curiosities of the small and forgotten villages awakened by the opportunity called “tourism”.

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