Located in the heart of the Trás-os-Montes region, the city of Chaves is one of the best kept secrets in Northern Portugal.
While visiting this city surrounded by nature, don’t forget to visit the Chaves Region Museum and MACNA - Nadir Afonso Contemporary Art Museum, where you can see art in its purest aspect.
Visit our Public Garden and the famous Estrada Nacional 2, cross the Trajan’s Bridge (Ponte do Trajano) and, at the end, walk along our Tâmega River.
Don't forget to climb to the top of the Castle of Chaves’ Keep, enjoy the view of the city and visit the Military Museum inside the Tower. Admire the most iconic buildings in Chaves such as the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza, the City Hall, the Misericórdia Church and the Santa Maria Maior Church in Praça de Camões.
Chaves is history, gastronomy and modernity full of traditional and excellent flavors. To learn more about the city's gastronomy, go to Gastronomy.