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Espinho (27 photos)
by Ana Rita Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 71 N: 204] (1741)

Espinho region has archaeological vestiges stating that once an hill fort existed in the area, named “Castro de Orvil”, relating this region to ancient human occupation.In the 19th century, Espinho transformed itself into a tourist destination, in a period when people were strongly advised to bathe in the sea because of its healing properties,
and also because of the development provided by the construction of the railway, in 1870.

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