Casa do Visconde de Chanceleiros

Largo da Fonte, Pinhao, Northern Portugal, 5085-2, Portugal | Hotel
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WOW!

A travel blog entry by cjbishop

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The ship left Porto this morning before we were even out of bed. It was a lazy morning as we started our 350 mile trip on the Douro River. It is not a very wide river so it was easy to see both shores. We spent most of the morning on the sun deck lounging on chairs and watching the world go by- a few small villages with trees lining the shore and the hills beyond. We had to travel through two locks which were part of the hydroelectric plants ...

Wine, wine and more wine plus some port

A travel blog entry by pashbee

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... with port and then the owner did his sales pitch "made but my father 10yrs old you want?" "I have rooms upstairs only 35 euros you need?" We politely told him no to both but thanked him for the meal, paid and left! Great food though. One more Quinta for wine tasting which was very poor and then back to the hotel for 5pm and to sit and read books. Another great meal (only 4 moments this time) and a roaring fire and then in bed by 12. A great ...

Can't control the weather

A travel blog entry by pashbee

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... books in the winter lounge over looking the vineyards. At 4pm we went for the wine tour and at 6pm the sun finally came back out! I wondered outside for a while but the seats we all wet! We had a great day reading and relaxing but a shame about the weather. We went for the 5 moments at dinner tonight! Stunning ...

Boats, port and vineyards

A travel blog entry by pashbee

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... then ice cream on apples and puff pasty. The portions are small and you can enjoy the food without being overly full. We shared a wine tasting moment as well which was 6 different glasses of wine from this vineyard! Very different to wines we have at home, I haven't heard of most of these grapes and they are all blends. Very nice though. We loved the ice cream so much we asked for seconds, it was really creamy and vanilla - beautiful! ...

The Gist of the Schist-Douro Geology & Gastronomy

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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... and Canadians traveling the Douro with us next November. The ship program is special, the views outstanding, the activities well-planned. But getting off the ship to walk in the vineyards is certainly destined to be a highlight.

NOTE: This is the last blog covering a scouting trip by Dan Friesen and Scott Isom for the Douro River Anniversary Cruise in November 2014. For more information, call +1.800.779.0353 or click here to go to our website.
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