Provesende is a village located in the municipality of Sabrosa, on the north bank of the Douro River, about 10 kms from Pinhão. Located on top of a plateau, it has a splendid view over the surrounding region.

In the village that was the birthplace of the navigator Fernão de Magalhães we can find several manor houses and emblazoned houses, where Casa da Calçada stands out.

In the center of the village is the pillory, next to the Igreja Matriz from the 18th century, and a fountain dating from 1755. There is still a walled fort in the village in ruins.

It was classified as a Douro Wine Village in 2001.

Places to visit:

  • Mother Church
  • Pillory
  • Fountain
  • Casa da Calçada