Azibo bragança

azibo bragança

Where is Praia do Azibo?

In a country that has been shaped by its coastline, from historic times through to the modern tourist industry Praia do Azibo is something of an oddity. A quick look at the map will confirm that Azibo is about as far from the coast as you can get in Portugal. In fact it is actually closer to the border with Spain.

How far is Azibo from the coast?

A quick look at the map will confirm that Azibo is about as far from the coast as you can get in Portugal. In fact it is actually closer to the border with Spain. Azibo beach is in fact situated on a large reservoir created by the Azibo dam around 40Km from the city of Bragança.

What is the protected landscape of the Azibo Reservoir?

The Protected Landscape of the Azibo Reservoir was established in 1999 and covers much of the surrounding countryside near Macedo de Cavaleiros. In addition the area around the reservoir is home to some notable prehistoric and Roman remains.

What to do in Bragança?

As a testament to Bragança’s importance in past times the museum has the Manueline (16th-century) standard measures for liquids and weights, while from the distant past are hand-axes, arrowheads, funerary steles, coins, milestones and ceramics. 5. Sé Velha de Bragança In 2001 Bragança got a brand new, purpose-built cathedral.

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