the river Minho 

Campsite Convívio

In the Green, mountainous nature of the North of Portugal, is situated the rustic campsite Convívio since 2002. Just a little from the river Minho which cuts right through the region the Minho in Portugal and Galicia in Spain; better known as the Costa Verde. From the mountain slope, on the edge of the forest, you have a nice view over the Minho Valley till the river and the mountains in Spain. The picture above is taken during a track from the campsite to the village.

On our campsite you find tranquility while the children are swimming, play table tennis or games in the cafe. There is a beautiful salt water swimming pool and a small snackbar with in the evening a meal. Who wants, can see the sun come up early in the morning over the mountaintop. A very peaceful beginning of the day. It is possible to spend all day on the campsite. You can find calmness, activity, food and drinks. Upto a massage. Then, choose the next day an outing filled with walking (we even have flat walks on the ecopista along the river and on the beach; other sporting activities like kayaking, surfing, diving and cycling; cultural and historical sightseeing where you walk through time; or attend one of the many festas. In short the Minho is a region to have your holidays.


airport Porto is close. We have suggestions for hotels in Porto.
From the North the payment for the electronic toll roads can be arranged on the A28, the first petrolstation after Viana do Castelo. creditcard number and matricula, for a month We have 2 holiday houses for max. 5 persons, 5 fully equiped tents for 4 persons and a cabin for 2 persons. You can rent an extra tent for 2 extra persons. We have 20 pitches for tents, 10 for caravans and motorhomes The ones with a strong antenne can have WIFI at their place. WIFI is gratis In the cafe you can have a meal, a drink, tapas, vegetarian food During the World Cup or European Cup all games are shown for those who want it. We have walks from 1 hour, 2 hours, 3 hours, a whole day. Nearby historic culture, Celts, Romans and Moors modern art (de Bienal) beach, romarias, mediaval festivals rock festivals, processions. sports: easy and difficult level, with and without guides. National Parc Peneda, 3 protected nature areas, walks, cycling, kayaking, surfing, swimming, sea, river, Serra d'Arga, Portuguese outdoor organisation, AnimaMinho We are part of a group of 5 campsites Route de Portugal Route door Portugal dutch speaking, Ponte de Lima, national parc Peneda, small campsite North Portugal, nature campsite in the North of Portugal, quiet campsite North Portugal, Celtic village, Roman bridge espigueiro Area. cities around are Porto (São João in the evening of the 23rd of june and the 24th), Braga (the holy week before easter), Viana do Castelo (religious celebration of Senhora d'Agonia, 3rd weekend of August), Ponte de Lima (first city of Portugal), Guimarães (first capital of Portugal) en the towns to defend the border with Spain in the North as Caminha, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Valença, Monção, Melgaço In Galiza, Baiona - first weekend of March - Medieval feast market, Guarda to eat seafood, Tui for its historical centre and Santiago do Compostela (25th July - celebration of San Tiago). wine tasting, port wine tasting, visit to vinho verde farm, Vila Nova de Cerveira 2nd sunday of the month - art- and antique market Valença 1st sunday of the month - art- and antique market 3rd sunday of the month - art- and antique market in historical center Paredes de Coura Ponte de Lima (30 km) Viana do Castelo every saturday morning - regional market Braga Festa de São João Porto - Festa de São João