Sports and Fitness Clubs in Viana do Castelo
Portugal is famous for its amazing coastline, and you will find a small part of it in Viana do Castelo District, perfect for surfing, sailing, swimming and other water activities. You will easily find a vineyard, a mountain landscape, the sandy beach or the quiet farmland in your proximity. The country is overall, a welcoming community and the Portuguese people love meeting people and foreign exchange experiences and learn cool stuff about each other.
The North of Portugal offers great conditions for the practice of activities of entertainment and leisure, its extraordinary landscape, its protected areas, its history, its people, its gastronomy, are some of the elements that its visitors can appreciate. There are many places where you can practise water sports. Northern Portugal is known for having a rougher sea and deep sea fishing, surfing and bodyboarding are its leading features.
In Viana do Castelo, the municipality of Afife has beaches with excellent conditions for surfing and bodyboarding. The most well-known is Arda Beach or Mariana Beach, as it is known among the locals. With the Blue Flag since 1996, this natural beach has already hosted various competitions in these sports.
Kitesurf is also practised on the northern coast. The beaches of Ofir, in Esposende, Cabedelo, in Viana do Castelo, and Moledo, in Caminha, are locations which offer conditions to practise this sport. On all these beaches there are schools and companies that rent equipment and provide advice on safety and locations where you can practise each sport.
CrossFit is a strength training program and general fitness based on functional movements, made in high intensity and constantly varied. Usually these movements fall into three modalities: Olympic weightlifting, Olympic gymnastics and metabolic conditioning, or cardio. The CrossFit is the training method with the highest annual growth in the world, providing the most complete physiological and neurological adaptation possible to the practitioners.
Aiming to offer students the opportunity to develop a healthy mind in a healthy body, the inclusion of new students in the academic life and the occupation of free times, IPVC offers all the students the chance to practice several sports at IPVC Sports Centre. There is a wide range of sports at a low cost.
In Solinca gyms you will find all the programs Les Mills, Zumba, Yoga, Spinning, CrossFit, Martial Arts, Pilates, Swimming, Hydrogeology, and more. Solinca Health & Fitness is not a brand, it's an attitude. In our clubs there are teams committed to ensuring that health, well-being and fitness are real. We are present in 9 cities, but we always want to be at your disposal.