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Ponte de Lima

Ponte de Lima is known for being the oldest village in Portugal (founded on 4 March 1125).It was historically significant as a Roman settlement in the road from Braga to Santiago de Compostela and Lugo, and the first place in Portugal getting a municipal charter.It is named after the long medieval bridge that passes over the Lima river that runs next to the town. Every second Monday, it holds one of the largest country markets in Portugal. In the second weekend of September, Ponte de Lima hold the Feiras Novas (the new fairs) for three days since 1826, granted by the Royal Provision of king Peter IV of Portugal.

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Ponte Romana
Ponte Romana
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Ponte Romana
Ponte Romana
Churchgoers
Churchgoers
Riders
Riders
Riders
Riders
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Portugalís finest medieval bridge
Portugalís finest medieval bridge
Ponte Romana (Roman Bridge)
Ponte Romana (Roman Bridge)
Illuminated
Illuminated
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Rio Lima
Statue of Dona Teresa
Statue of Dona Teresa
The dog and the pigeon
The dog and the pigeon
16th century fauntain on Main Square
16th century fauntain on Main Square
City hall
City hall
Country market
Country market
Farmers Market
Farmers Market
Farmers market
Farmers market
Farmers Market
Farmers Market
Country market
Country market
The Sausage-cooker ☺
The Sausage-cooker ☺
Chorizos
Chorizos
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Country market
Folklore musicians
Folklore musicians
Musicians
Musicians
Musicians
Musicians
Musician
Musician
Folclore music
Folclore music
Dancers
Dancers
Portrait
Portrait
Folklore dancer
Folklore dancer
Folklore dancer
Folklore dancer
Grupo Folclorico
Grupo Folclorico
Grupo Folclorico
Grupo Folclorico
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