Environmental Int. Centre
The Viana do Castelo Monitoring and Environmental Interpretation Centre is the result of the restoration of the area around Don Prior the water mills, known to the people of Viana as the Tide Mill. It is situated on the city’s boundary with Meadela Parish, where the São Vicente stream flows into the River Lima. This complex aims to show the young people how non-polluting, free and inexhaustible source of energy can be used. Through workshops, cultural actions and educational gardens, young people learn about the importance of respecting and protecting nature. Take advantage of the proximity to the Urban Ecological Park to take a walk or do some sports. Here you will find a network of paths linked by wooden walkways, a maintenance path, children’s playground, picnic and reading areas, bird watching posts and educational gardens. Make the most of this surprising green space!