The Cities 

Places to visit
Convento de Santa Clara
Igreja de dos Navegantes
Capela de Nª Sra. da Guia
Centro de Memória

Aloha Surf Bar
Encanas Bar
Rio Ave Stadium
Casino da Póvoa

Ibis Hotel
Axis Vermar Conference & Beach Hotel
São Félix Hotel Hillside & Nature
Estalagem Santo André
Grande Hotel Da Póvoa
Hotel Avenida
Hotel Contriz
Hotel Costa Verde
Hotel Luso Brasileiro
Hotel Torre Mar
Santana Hotel & Spa
VILLA C Boutique Hotel
Venceslau Wine Boutique Hostel
Parque Campismo de Árvore

Vila do Conde Fashion Outlet

The cities of Vila do Conde and Póvoa de Varzim, offers kilometer after kilometer of pleasant beaches, delicious gastronomy and sweets, a wide range of monuments to visit and a very attractive local trade with tempting proposals for those looking for both tradition and modernity. Its welcoming people have, in their souls, a history marked by a life linked to the sea, to fishing and to the land, cultivated in the landscape by ploughed fields that supply local markets. Cities noted for the quality of life that they offer to their inhabitants, Vila do Conde and Póvoa de Varzim, affirm themselves today as dynamic centers of the coastal north of the country, captivating the interest of companies and institutions that have invested and consolidated in the region.

School of Media Arts and Design is proud of its close connection with the municipalities of Vila do Conde and Póvoa de Varzim, which has resulted in a set of educational, cultural and artistic partnerships with mutual benefits for both the local and national community and for our students. 

By metro or by road, you arrive in the city of Porto in less than an hour. A city that has added to its granite, monumental and hardworking soul a thriving cultural and artistic life, typical of large metropolises, but with a cozy and close range that makes us feel at home. Classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO thanks to its beautiful monuments and historic buildings, such as the imposing Cathedral or the Tower of Clerics, the city is now visited by thousands of tourists from the four corners of the world. The city remains faithful to its origins, standing out also for its bustling cultural and artistic life that seduce audiences of all ages.