Address: Praça de República, 4930-702, Valença, Portugal
E.mail : email@example.com
Web site: www.cm-valenca.pt
Contact persons: Jose Temporao Monte, Fernando Jose Pereira de Barros
>> 8th European Greenways Award (2017 – Limerick, Ireland ) 3rd Prize Excelence to : Rio Minho Greenway – Portugal, presented by the Municipalities of Monção, Valença, Vila Nova de Cerveira and Caminha, Portugal: For the high quality infrastructure of the nearly 50 km long itinerary along the Minho River, using a disused railway line extended by riverside paths and rural tracks. The Minho Greenway connects towns, villages and places of natural interest, many of them part of the Natura 2000 Network, enabling locals and tourists, including those with reduced mobility, to access areas of exceptional natural beauty. It has been highly rated by visitors.
>> 4th European Greenways Award 2009 St Vith (Belgium). 4th Prize excellence to Rio Minho greenways. Presented by the Câmara Municipal de Valença, and Câmara Municipal de Monção. The Jury decide to give a 4th Prize to Ecopista do Minho (Portugal). Example of promising greenway close of the international border.