Economy Added Value and Sustainability under debate in FamalicãoAnimal Welfare Famalicão gets Animal Rescue SquadCulture and Tourism Bernardino Machado Museum hosts exhibition sponsored by the President of the RepublicEnvironment “There are no mixtures here”: used cooking oil is in the oil recycling binCulture and Tourism S. Miguel Grand Fair attracted thousands of visitorsToday International Day of the Elderly celebrated in Famalicão with affection and projects for the elderlyCulture and Tourism Amateur Artist's House with open doors for talentCulture and Tourism São Miguel de Seide becomes the centre of the Camillian RouteToday Dyntra report confirms Famalicão as one of the most transparent municipalities in the countryCity Council Mayor wants to give energy self-sufficiency to schoolsEnvironment Ten years later, Devesa is much more than a parkParishes Fradelos will have a multipurpose hallToday Famalicão presents a plan for a municipality for allEducation Famalicão opens the classroom doors to the TheatreToday Mário Passos celebrates the Council's Day under the motto of EcologyCulture and Tourism Famalicão celebrates World Music Day with opera, concerts and guitar duoEnvironment Devesa Park receives extra care in the passage of its 10th anniversaryYouth Soraia Chaves is the great honoured of Ymotion 2022Social Action The municipality guarantees the transport of almost one hundred disabled citizens from Vila Nova de FamalicãoCulture and Tourism Casa das Artes in OctoberSport Famalicão hosts the Sports Awards Ceremony of “O Minhoto”Culture and Tourism Young Orchestra of Famalicão prepares concerts on 2nd and 3rd of SeptemberCulture and Tourism Famalicão's Handicraft and Gastronomy Fair on a renewed stageCulture and Tourism The Onion is the queen in Gondifelos!

Visitors / Experiences
Gastronomy and Wine


The good regional cuisine in multiple formats provides unique and unforgettable experiences in Vila Nova de Famalicão. Following the moment, the state of mind or even the person you are with, Vila Nova de Famalicão offers a diverse gastronomic panorama.
The gastronomy allows a strait connection to the local population like no other, always benefiting and favouring the endogenous products.
In Vila Nova de Famalicão, the possibilities of gastronomic exploration and tasting are multiple, varied and memorable.
From traditional cuisine, passing by contemporary cuisine, or even trying a more international proposal, nothing’s ever left to chance.
The many very well structured and qualified gastronomic proposals in the territory can be perfectly combined with the best sweets, traditional ou reinvented, but always surprising, within a huge explosion of flavours that is unforgettable.
You will be able to explore food and wine in the territory through several different sensorial experiences, that will allow you to know about the gastronomy and the local wines, and their interconnections, as well as to know about the culture and lifestyles in Vila Nova de Famalicão, being always involved in very significant experiences.
Here, you will have also the opportunity of tasting the Vinhos Verdes of Election, precisely in the places where they are produced.
The invitation to take a look at the Vinho Verde method of production and also to taste the fresh and joyous remarks of this wine region will be simply irresistible.

Traditional Cuisine
The rich and diversified cultural HERITAGE is VERY well REpresentED in the territory’s gastronomy.

Contemporary cuisine
the contemporary cuisine, in a reinvention of traditional dishes, by the hand of the new chefs, highlights the importance
of local and seasonal produc ts, and complements the tas ting with the wines’ harmonization.

International Cuisine
The globalization is strongly expressed in the gastronomy of Vila Nova de Famalicão, with an attractive offer of international cuisine.

The Pão-de-ló, the Cake of Famalicão, the Famalicenses and miniature cakes are only some of the many pastries you can find here in Vila Nova de Famalicão. The traditional pastry is wellrepresented in the storefronts of the pastry shops, that sometimes represent ancestral traditions, inspired in local recipes of convents origin. Also, the contemporary pastry, whether from local tradition or international inspiration, reveals itself to be an irresistible experience. There are really true delicacies that arouse the attention of our eyes, surprising us even more with their flavours, triggering a set of sensorial stimulus that will delight
all those who visit us.

Wine Tourism
The natural conditions of Vila Nova de Famalicão, situated in the Wine Region of the Vinho Verde, allow for an excellent production of Vinho Verde. The soils of granite origin, the mild climate and the medium precipitation rates enhance the characteristics of Vinho Verde, such as its lightness and freshness. The sub-region of Ave, although integrated in the Wine Region of Vinho Verde, has the peculiar characteristics of the floral and citrus notes, particularly indicated to produce White and Sparkling Wines. Here, you are able to witness the wine production process and visit the farms, through guided tours to vineyard farms and wineries. By having the Green Minho as the background and the freshness and joviality in a glass of wine, you will taste and you will never forget.


Documents available for download in PDF format..

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2019 Booklet Gastronomy and Wine 500 Kb Download PDF