The traditional Roman Fair of Matosinhos returns to the city in June.
At the event, residents and tourists can enjoy the crafts, gastronomy, amusements and sports activities typical of the former Roman Empire, which, centuries ago, had a strong presence in the region.
In the middle of the fair, a presentation of Cayo Carpo legend. It is the history of the city of Matosinhos foundation. Legend has it that the Roman pagan Cayo Carpo, when he saw the body of the Apostle Santiago be transported to Compostela, “rode” the sea and eventually ended up converting to Christianity.