Location

Located in Portugal’s northern region, by the Lima valley, the village of Ponte de Lima is very close to the cities of Viana do Castelo (26Km) and Braga (31 KM), and 1h30m away from the Peneda Gerês National Park by car (94 km). You can easily reach it from all over the country or the neighbouring Galicia (Spain) using the highways Porto-Braga-Valença – A3 and A27, and Porto-Viana-Valença – A28.

Casa do Picouto is located 6 Km away from the centre of Ponte de Lima and 80 Km away from the Porto airport.

GETTING HERE

FROM GALICIA (ca. 40.8 km/ 28 min)

Use A3 highway following the direction IP1/Porto/Viana Castelo. Turn to A3/IP1. Exit at km 34.9 (exit 11) to N203 heading to Ponte de Lima/Viana Castelo/Ponte da Barca. At the roundabout use the 1st exit, to N203. After 3.8 km turn left following the sign “Moinhos” (mills), taking another left after 120m. The house is 130m away, identified by a big dark green gate.

Mapa Valença Picouto

FROM THE PORTO AIRPPORT

Using A3 (85.9 km, 51 min)

Follow the direction A41/Maia/A3/Braga/A42/Felgueiras. Turn to A41 and exit at km 10.1 (exit 6) to enter A3 towards Braga. At Km 69,3 exit to N203 (exit 11) heading to Ponte de Lima/Gemieira. Once on the roundabout, leave through the 2nd exit to N203. After 3.8 km turn left following the sign “Moinhos” (mills), taking another left after 120m. The house is 130m away, identified by a big dark green gate.

Porto A3

Using A28 and A3 (94.8 km, 58 min)

Leave through exit 1 to A41 towards Perafita/Viana do Castelo/Vila do Conde/A28. After 450m turn right to A41. After 1,9 km turn right at the crossroads to A28/ Viana do Castelo/Vila do Conde. At Km 31.3 leave the road at exit 18 to enter A11 towards Braga/Barcelos. At km 22,8 leave at exit 4 to N103/Martim/Cabreiros. After 700m follow the direction of A3/Valença/Ponte Lima turning to A3. At km 30,0 leave at exit 11 to N203 towards Ponte Lima/Gemieira. Once on the roundabout, leave through the 2nd exit to N203. After 3.8 km turn left following the sign ““Moinhos” (mills), taking another left after 120m. The house is 130m away, identified by a big dark green gate.

Porto A28 A3

Using A28 and A27 (85.9 km, 51 min)

Use exit 1 to A41 towards Perafita/Viana Castelo/Vila do Conde/A28. After 450m turn right to A41. At Km 1,9 turn right at the croassroads to A28/ Viana do Castelo/Vila do Conde. Continue on A27. At Km 24.6 leave to A3/Valença/Braga/Ponte Lima Centro. Once on the roundabout leave at the 1st exit to IP9. After 400m, keep the left side on the crossroads and follow the direction of A3/Porto/Braga turning to A3. At km 1.2 leave at exit 11 to N203 towards Ponte de Lima/Viana Castelo/Ponte da Barca. At the roundabout use the 1st exit to N203. After 3.8 km turn left following the sign ““Moinhos” (mills), taking another left after 120m. The house is 130m away, identified by a big dark green gate.

Porto A28

Address: Rua dos Moinhos, n.º 310 – Lugar do Picouto, Gemieira, 4990-645- Ponte de Lima – Viana do Castelo, Portugal

GPS Coordinates

41º46´52.60″ N

08º31´31.85″ O