Shell motif Camino de Santiago

Camino Portugués
from Porto
to Santiago de Compostela

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Day 4 - Rates to Barcelos

Village street decorated for the feast of St. Anthony (above)

Hollyhocks just coming out to brighten the path

Combined Santiago and GR signs around Barcelos

Some ruined houses on the way

Parish church of Pedra Furada with the perforated stone (or which this place is named) on the left

Restaurant Punta Furada in Rua Nove

More main road

Capella de Senhora da Guia, complete with drinking fountain


Traditional painted ceramic panel on the balcony of this house and a modern lounging lovely over the garage!

Ruined house with an ancient shield

A barrowful of flowers wheeled by a friendly lady

Capela da Santa Cruz

Bridge into Barcelos

Rio calvado

Ruins of the 15th century palace of the Counts of Barcelos

View of the bridge from above

The medieval Pilgrim's Hostel, now renovated as the offices of the local council

Pedestriqanised street in Barcelos

The medieval Torre de Porto Nova, originally a gateway to the city

Templo de S. Bom Jesus da Cruz

Preparations for the annual Feast of the Crosses