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Known for its excellent oranges and the exceptional healing waters of the Caldelas thermal springs, Amares bear testimony to the Roman civilization when we cross the “Geira”, the Roman road that ran from Braga to Astorga. Land associated with noblemen and distinguished knights, such as D. Gualdim Pais and Mendo Moniz and home to the poet Sá de Miranda. The famous singer António Variações was also a son of Amares. In addition to the rich heritage (highlighting the manor houses and monasteries of the Benedictine and Cistercian Orders), history has consolidated other flavours and know-how, such as a rich gastronomy with a highlight for as “papas de sarrabulho” with roasted pork and orange pudding, which satisfy the most insatiable appetites; and also the little souvenirs that created by skilled hands take the form of embroideries in linen and woodworks. The thermal resort of Caldelas, the Abadia, the mountains, the picnic grounds, the countryside and the leisure areas along the rivers invite to a relaxing visit.

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