The four participants, from Galicia and Portugal, toured this weekend, the cross-border territory Galicia-North of Portugal to put it in value
This activity is part of the Fronteira Esquecida project, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the INTERREG V A Spain-Portugal Programme (POCTEP) 2014-2020
The Diputación de Ourense organised this past weekend a “Blog Trip”, a trip organised with prominent participants in social networks, to promote the cross-border territory of the Limia-Lima River. Four “influencers”, of Galician and Portuguese origin, took part in the activity and were in charge of transmitting the experience on their social networks. They are the Galicians Turvegal, Loves Galicia and Bonitalavidaviviendovigo, and the Portuguese Rui Farinha.
The trip began this Friday in Ourense. After being received by the deputy Luz Doporto in the Welfare area of the Provincial Council, in a meeting in which they could know, among other things, details of the Social Thermalism programme of the Provincial Council. After this meeting, the “influencers” visited the municipalities of Bande, Lobios and Muíños and crossed to Portugal through Ponte da Barca and visited Arcos de Valdevez and Ponte de Lima. On Sunday they arrived in Viana del Castelo, where the Limia-Lima river flows into the Atlantic Ocean.
During this weekend they lived the sporting experience with hiking and kayaking on the Limia-Lima river. The gastronomic experience was also part of the activities, tasting the traditional food of the different areas; the cultural area was encouraged through the visit to Roman remains such as the Aquis Querquennis or the megalithic remains of Muíños. They were also able to enjoy the thermalism of the territory in the Lobios Spa.
This activity is part of the Fronteira Esquecida project, 75% co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the INTERREG V A Spain-Portugal Programme (POCTEP) 2014-2020.
The aim of this programme is to enhance the value of the environment through which the Limia-Lima river flows along its 108 kilometres, in order to promote responsible tourism, based on sustainability and respect for the local population, heritage and environment. In Galicia, the project covers the regions irrigated by the river and in Portugal, the municipal chambers of Puente de la Barca, Arcos de Valdevez, Te ponen de Lima and Viana del Castelo