Quinta da Calcada

Largo Hermegildo Solheiro, 4960, Melgaco, Northern Portugal, 4960-614, Portugal | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Largo Hermegildo Solheiro, 4960, Melgaco.
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Travel Blogs from Melgaco

Odd seas but perfect anchorages

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty on Jul 26, 2014

8 photos

On Friday we set off south for the next ria down, the Ria de Vigo. This is one of the most built up rias, as it houses Vigo, probably the largest city in the area.

It was beautifully sunny, but the wind was bizarre; always in the wrong place and dropping from a good, sailable speed to nothing seemingly at random. The result was the what should have been a relaxed, short sail down to the next ria became unnecessarily ...

Even more dolphins and a crazy pretty village

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty on Jul 23, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... a yachty point of view; motorboats and jet skis zoomed about round the anchorage sending wake everywhere and causing us to rock with varying levels of violence every couple of minutes. On the other hand, the water was warm enough for swimming to be not only possible but deliciously enjoyable - with the temperatures hitting 30 degrees in the sun coolling off in the water was intensely pleasurable.

Not only that, but on our second ...

Pontevedra

A travel blog entry by sharon.bolton on Jul 11, 2014

1 comment, 43 photos

... well situated at the edge of the Zona Monumental, or old quarter, and much walking around the town was in store. I started off my first day with a walk along the river and the 12th century Burgo bridge which gives the city its name, stopping for a look at the bustling fish market before entering the old city. Pontevedra sits along the Portugese route of the way of St. James and has many beautiful churches including the rounded Baroque ...

Vigo!

A travel blog entry by meganhowes on Jun 30, 2014

9 photos

... tried to hire a Limo for us to look around the city but me a Marianna both refused to go. On Sunday Marianna's mother cooked us a wonderful meal which is typically from Uraguay (where they originate) it was lovely beef with sweet potatoes and potatoes. After an afternoon nap we went on an adventure with Marianne's Aunt, Uncle and Cousin. ...

Sunday - Cangas

A travel blog entry by ellenzimmer on Jun 22, 2014

2 photos

We started the day with some wind surfing. Water was cold but far less rough than yesterday. Kim was still really sore from her vigorous run on Friday, but Alyssa and I took part. I was actually able to move forward later in the afternoon, in the morning we had no wind. But with calm waters I had an easier time learning how to balance on the board. Stew took regular trips on his wind surfer out beyond the bouys when he wasn't helping one of us. ...