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Viseu is one of the most flourishing municipalities in the mainland Portugal. The city of Viseu occupies a tranquil piece of land by the side of Rio Pavia.
The economy of Viseu is primarily based on agriculture. With its scenic beauty and many other attractions, Viseu attracts a great deal of attention from the leisure travelers across the world.

Attractions in Viseu
Viseu features some of the most fascinating destinations in Portugal. Viseu attractions feature the rich cultural heritage of this beautiful country. The displays of Museu do Caramulo include a wide variety of traditional handicrafts and many other antique items. With its rare collection of medieval art and handwoven fabric, Museu do Caramulo is a must see destination in Viseu.

Sao Pedro do Sul is well known for its picturesque surroundings. The wood lands encircling the Sao Pedro do Sul can be best explored on foot.

Accommodation in Viseu
Hotels in Viseu are designed to suit the requirements of both vacationers and business travelers. The room facilities at the hotels in Viseu offer comforts of home away from home. The hotel amenities and services at Viseu hotels assure a fun-filled family holiday. Hotel Bhr Onix, Melia Confort Grao Vasco, hotel Principe Perfeito and Ibis Viseu are some of the best accommodation establishments in Viseu.

Viseu has gone through an appreciable economic development, mostly in the arenas of trade, education, telecommunications and industry. But it has not given up its heritage of luscious greenery. Viseu, a historic city, this territory has been populated since time immemorial. Down the centuries the most dissimilar civilizations settling there have left their mark, some of are still easily recognizable. Viseu, throughout history, has shared the fate, the glories and the crises of this country. In this riverine area, the variety in flora and fauna and the sheer granite cliffs are responsible for its unique meditative visual aspect. The belvederes, or high viewing points allow the absorbency of the gripping natural beauty.

Location of Viseu
Viseu is situated in the subregion Dão-Lafõesof the Centro region in Portugal.

Sightseeing in Viseu
Viseu is a very popular tourist destination and has many interesting things to be experienced. Apart from the obvious historic and religious places of interest, there are scores of innovative museums and local cultural programs to be seen. Carnivals and fairs of Portuguese styles are regularly organized. Theextraordinary diversity of flora and fauna along with the local crafts like weaving, embroidery, pottery, basketry, smithies and joineries make it a very fascinating place.

Accommodations at Viseu
Viseu has both star accommodation and bed and breakfast provisions, this makes it interesting for people who need budget accommodation and also the luxury seekers.

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