Travel Blogs from Vila Real, Portugal

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The Beautiful Region of Tras-os-Montes, Vila Real, Portugal travel blog

The Beautiful Region of Tras-os-Montes

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Today we visited the beautiful region of Trás-Os-Montes, and the Vila Real. The Palace of Mateus was built in the 18th century for the Count of Real, and is still maintained in the family. The Palace has elaborate gardens, and is famous for its 100ft ...

Adiós España y Olá Portugal!, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal travel blog

Adiós España y Olá Portugal!

A travel blog entry by jamie_pete

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... one minute to spare! Ooh, I DO like a challenge! Once on terra firma I headed for Café Latté, my favourite café in Vila Real, and sat sipping a nice cuppa and snacking on a lovely fresh warm croissant. Owner Sanne rolled up with new baby of two ...

Last stop in Portugal, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal travel blog

Last stop in Portugal

A travel blog entry by jilly361

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After leaving the wonderful tranquility of the Ilha we had a night on a mooring buoy at Tavira then onto Vila Real de Santo Antonio which is the last marina on the Portuguese side of the Rio Guadiana.  We had a restful sail along the coast and ...

Bumpy old train, Vila Real, Portugal travel blog

Bumpy old train

A travel blog entry by raymondc

Dylan: We took a very old train to Vila Real. The train went along the side of a mountain on very bumpy rails. Raymond's Travel ...

Mateus Rose, Vila Real, Portugal travel blog

Mateus Rose

A travel blog entry by raymondc

Dylan: Today we went to the Mateus Rose Factory, where we tasted some wine and got some writing pads. Raymond's Travel ...

Portugal, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal travel blog

Portugal, Vila Real de Santo Antonio

A travel blog entry by emmerzee

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... moerasachtige wetland. In Ayamonte hebben we de boot gepakt en zijn we over de Rio Guadiana de grens overgestoken. 's Middags geluncht in Portugal en daar op zoek gegaan naar de zoutvlaktes. De VVV was dicht: op vakantie... We zijn uiteindelijk in de ...

Last Stop in Portugal, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal travel blog

Last Stop in Portugal

A travel blog entry by mikeandsuecuff

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... station in the area 8 miles from empty. We will from now on only travel with at least half a tank. The campsite at Vila Real de Santo Antonio was vast but proved quite difficult to find a spot because of the trees. Having rejected one possibility right ...

A Better Day in the Douro Valley, Mesao Frio, Portugal travel blog

A Better Day in the Douro Valley

A travel blog entry by sharonscanlan

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... were covered with vineyards. In this area, every square foot of land is planted with vines. We went west from Vila Real on a very windy highway through beautiful mountains that had vineyards until we climbed higher and the mountains were covered with ...

Aug 26, 2015, Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal travel blog

Aug 26, 2015

A travel blog entry by travelling.i.go

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Portugal, Day 2, Vila Real, Portugal travel blog

Portugal, Day 2

A travel blog entry by erinelizabeth

... recently granted protection as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (as you will see from the pictures, the ubiquity of these sites in Portugal and my unflagging interest in them became a subject of amusement among my friends). Then we had dinner at an Italian ...

Across the Douro Valley to Tras-O-Montes, Vila Real, Portugal travel blog

Across the Douro Valley to Tras-O-Montes

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... it was up the steep side valleys north of the river, up almost 2,000 feet through stunning scenery to the area around Vila Real, a significant university town in Tras-o-Montes province that has little of interest. On its outskirts, though, is the village ...

Vila Real, Vila Real, Portugal travel blog

Vila Real

A travel blog entry by leandroop

De paso por Vila ...

hotel surplombant, Vila Real, Portugal travel blog

hotel surplombant

A travel blog entry by bruno.haroche

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Madame s'il vous plait vous connaissez un hôtel a Vila Real? c'est simple vous allez tout droit vous tournez au feu , vous allez de l autre coté de la ville. j'espérais qu'avec nos airs de voyageurs fatigués elle allait nous proposer un carre de ...

Walking Day 7, Coimbra District, Portugal travel blog

Walking Day 7

A travel blog entry by simons.maarten

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Start: 8.50 End: 17.30 Distance: 34 km   Today a late start. The excuse is that breakfast was included, but only from 8 o'clock. This is a really beautiful walk; lots of small country roads and little paths, in between fields and bushes, up and ...

Matteus, Vila Real, Portugal travel blog

Matteus

A travel blog entry by kylajo

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... and laughed. Drove through lovely canyon alongside small river. Picnic at top of pass. More driving, mostly through canyons. Enter Portugal – road becomes toll … and electronic toll only. Get off and take backroads. So slow, so many villages. ...

Lagos to Vila Real San Antonio, Vila Real De Santo Antonio, Portugal travel blog

Lagos to Vila Real San Antonio

A travel blog entry by kerenne

... we ran aground and had to drop anchor for about 45 minutes while we waited for the tide to lift us off the bottom. On 11th September we sailed on to Vila Real San Antonio at the entrance to the Rio Guadiana that forms the border between Portugal and ...

Day 8 - Lagos to Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal travel blog

Day 8 - Lagos to Vila Real de Santo Antonio

A travel blog entry by gonetraveliving

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... another beer (see pictures) and found out that there was no accommodation to be had in this little town. We continued on to Vila Real de Santo Antonio where we found a lovely hotel, conveniently located close to the town's old centre. After settling in ...

The Beautiful Douro River Valley, Mesao Frio, Portugal travel blog

The Beautiful Douro River Valley

A travel blog entry by sharonscanlan

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... it's only a mile. I enjoyed port in the living room, where they have wifi and I am writing this blog. Steve is wiped out from driving in Portugal and is asleep. Driving in Portugal is stressful. Not on the roads but on the roundabouts and narrow ...

Dec 30, 2009, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal travel blog

Dec 30, 2009

A travel blog entry by senmaster

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Townvisite, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal travel blog

Townvisite

A travel blog entry by toinelenssen

Ff kijken bij de haven en op terras ...

Rabacal op tandvlees en karakter, Coimbra, Portugal travel blog

Rabacal op tandvlees en karakter

A travel blog entry by baltussen

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Vandaag had ik bedacht maar 16 kilometer te lopen. Naar Ansião. En om 11 uur stapte ik daar de supermarkt in. Dat was wel erg snel. Vervolgens kwam ik er achter dat mijn idee voor de volgende dag om 20 te lopen niet ging lukken want ik had compleet ...

Loppusuoralla, Favaios, Portugal travel blog

Loppusuoralla

A travel blog entry by mononmeno

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Hommia on siis riittänyt ja viellä duunia jäljellä muutama viikko. Kauheasti ei ole muuta tullut täällä nähtyä kun viinikellaria mutta kohta pääsen irti oravanpyörästä ja kohti uusia ...

Las Medulas to Villa Real/Matteus, Vila Real, Portugal travel blog

Las Medulas to Villa Real/Matteus

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... and laughed. Drove through lovely canyon alongside small river. Picnic at top of pass. More driving, mostly through canyons. Enter Portugal – road becomes toll … and electronic toll only. Get off and take backroads. So slow, so many villages. ...

Preparing, Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal travel blog

Preparing

A travel blog entry by gifoa

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In preparations of this unique road trip from Toronto to Las Vegas and back... through AT LEAST 10 different states of the ...

The Douro valley, Alijo, Portugal travel blog

The Douro valley

A travel blog entry by winegalcj

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... have adequately broken in those boots!  The past two weeks have been great – better than that – fantastic! Portugal is a wonderful, exciting and interesting country with many layers to explore, plus it is the best bargain in Europe and ...

Vidago, Vidago, Portugal travel blog

Vidago

A travel blog entry by mersonjames

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... the intention of it being the finest hotel in Europe but there was a revolution just before it was completed and Portugal became a republic. The bedrooms were completely rebuilt in 2006 but the wonderful public rooms and grand staircase were left ...

Its still raining, Vila Real, Portugal travel blog

Its still raining

A travel blog entry by jack2312

Well it looks like that we will not be making it to the beach as it is pouring down rain. Luckily we did find really cheap and nice accomodations. We did the only thing we could think of and split some port and sangria in the hotel room before hitting up ...

Another coast, another border, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal travel blog

Another coast, another border

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

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... , which forms the border between Portugal and Spain. The rain cleared up before long, as it happened, and by the time we reached Vila Real, on the Portuguese side, the sun was out and it was another glorious day. Berthing was a tad tricky, though, as ...

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A travel blog entry by mrushmere

Hotel Mira Corgo ...

Stomme fouten! mag ik ff sh't zeggen?, Alijo, Portugal travel blog

Stomme fouten! mag ik ff sh't zeggen?

A travel blog entry by tudyfrudy

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Ik ben er ff moe van en ik zit nu met een heel 'klein' ,vinden de Portugezen, karafje wijn voor me van een halve liter om m'n stommiteiten te 'verdrinken'. K eet erbij dus t mag,zie foto. K heb me rot gesurft op de internet om een internationale busreis ...

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