S. Lourenço Interpretive Center

The Interpretive Center of S. Lourenço (ICFTU), located in the municipality of Esposende, is a permanent institution, non-profit, which will be at the service of society, contributing to its progress.
Aims to promote the cultural dynamics of an important archaeological site comprising the castro of St. Lawrence and an area which includes the surrounding area. Intends to leverage this attractive hub of the city, working with the scientific community information for educational and recreational purposes.
The building also houses the Office of Cultural Heritage Authority that, in addition to the studies on the archaeological and historical heritage of the county, invests heavily in Educational Service directed a wide range of audiences.
The CISL has two exhibition areas and an auditorium where visitors can watch the documentary "Who we are and where we come from!" or the children's film "Caturo, the little warrior".
As well as visiting the Interpretive Centre and the Castro de S. Lourenço, you can enjoy the surrounding area, namely the picnic area.


Winter opening hours | November to March
Monday to Friday: 10am-12.30pm | 2pm-17pm*

Summer opening hours | April to October
Monday to Friday: 10am-12.30pm | 2pm-5pm*
weekends and public holidays: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.*

* last entry to visit takes place 30 minutes before closing time

+ information:

- S. Lourenço Interpretive Centre | https://www.municipio.esposende.pt/pages/284
- Cultural Heritage Service | https://www.municipio.esposende.pt/pages/536

E-mail: arqueologia@cm-esposende.pt

Telephone: (+351) 253 960 100

Address: Rua de S. Lourenço 4740-633 Vila Chã Portugal