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Pacos de Ferreira

Distrito do Porto
Pacos de Ferreira
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How to Reach

By air

Nearest airports to Pacos de Ferreira are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre.
    Oporto Airport (distanced approximately 24 km)
    Braga Airport (distanced approximately 36 km)
    Ourilandia Airport (distanced approximately 36 km)
    Espinho Airport (distanced approximately 39 km)
    Ovar Airport (distanced approximately 44 km)

By road

The city is served by the A42, a motorway that connects, in the territory of the county pacense, with the remaining road network in the following nodes:
  EN 207 : Agrela ( EN 105 Alfena, Porto) - Seroa - Frazao -Pacos de Ferreira- Freamunde -Lousada-Felgueiras
    EN 209 : Gondomar-Valongo-Lordelo- rooted - Frazao - Meixomil - Carvalhosa - Figueiró - Raimonda -Lustosa ( EN 106 Vizela / Guimaraes)
    EN 319 : Walls- Ferreira -Pacos de Ferreira- Meixomil Santo Tirso

Key places to visit
Town Hall, Citania Sanfins, Church of St. Peter Ferreira, Archaeological Museum


Places to Visit

Town Hall

Pacos Ferreira on "Capital of Furniture" benchmark in Portuguese industrial landscape. Next door, the current building is the Town Hall, designed by architect Paul Bettencourt pacense, where it is based, in addition to the City of Pacos Ferreira, the Parish Council pacense. Both the Monument to Joiner as the building of City Hall were opened at the fifth anniversary of the city, May 20, 1997.

Citania Sanfins

The Citania of Sanford is located almost entirely in Portuguese parish of Sanford Ferreira and southwestern part of the parish Eiriz, both in the county of Pacos Ferreira district of Port. It is one of the most important archaeological zones of civilization fortified in the Iberian Peninsula. Appeared around the first century BC and occupies an area of about 15 hectares, built on a hill in an area of mountains of granite outcrops, in a strategic region between the Douro and Minho. There are traces of the occupation of the site Citania, since the fifth century BC, although the big city was the time of calaicos, created between the II and I centuries BC

Church of St. Peter Ferreira

The Church of St. Peter Ferreira or Church of San Salvador is located in Ferreira (Pacos Ferreira), district of Porto, Portugal. The Monastery of strong and secure Ferreira shows its strength by its structure. With a strong influence in the Middle Ages, the settlement and agricultural development and culture of the region, the Church Romanesque has come to our days is a testament to the amazing architecture of the twelfth century. It can be found influences as varied as the school Zamora, patents in the porch, the school of Coimbra, visible in the capitals, and also a local school, with a parallel Unhao in the beautiful stonework of the two side doors.The church is of great strength and robustness of a single nave with buttresses adossados the exterior and interior. It has an outer narthex to the belfry, which though of a later time, articulates harmoniously with the building of the century. XII. The entrance porch is five arches with columns and simple capitals profusely worked.

Archaeological Museum

The museum is installed in the Solar torches, an old manor house. The permanent exhibition of the museum displays archaeological finds throughout the county, including pieces of pottery and coins of gold, silver and bronze from various eras of history pre-Christian Celtic since the occupation until the romanization. Following back towards Pacos Ferreira, is worth visiting the Church of Carvalhosa, dedicated to St. James, which has an architecture so rare.

Right Time to Visit

April - June


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