Dom Joao Iii Hotel Portalegre

Avenida da Liberdade , Portalegre, Alentejo, PT-7300-06, Portugal | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Portalegre

BEM-VINDO!

A travel blog entry by playhard

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... most bottles - less than $3! as we approached the hotel again we heard that annoying dog barking again. WORST DOG EVER!!! The hotel bar was starting to get a bit crowded but we ordered a glass of wine and a beer and had a seat. We struck up a conversation with the table next to us... they were from Massachusetts and were celebrating the daughter's college degree... she had received a degree in Religion. ?
As Amanda and I ...

The waiting game!

A travel blog entry by mattd7

... place, with Fran taking first with her blue cheese, chicken and bacon pizza. We offered to cook for everybody friday night, saying we would cook a roast. Lara gave us a duck and a chicken to roast, on top of all the veg. I have coked roasts before but never for 9 people so it was quite the chsllenge. I looked up some recipes ands decided to cook an orange and ginger chicken and duck with honey roasted vegetables. I made a rub and marinated the birds the nights before and then ...

Life on a vineyard

A travel blog entry by mattd7

... other workawayers but we have our dinner, lunch and breakfast at the main house. Sometimes we take it in turns to do the cooking so there is always a different array of foods going. The work is easy as at the moment it is just pruning the vines. We were shown briefly how to do it, which was just where to cut and how much of the vine to cut off, simple enough. We start at 9am and finish at 1.30 with a 30 min break in between so only 4 hours work with the whole ...

Castelo de Vide

A travel blog entry by lynnib

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... and wandered around its narrow alleys - just about wide enough to accommodate the occasional car - with its pretty whitewashed dwellings, some with Jewish symbols carved into the door frames. There is also a synagogue dating back to the 14th century which is now a museum depicting the existence of the community. Further up the hill, we entered through the walls to explore the maze of streets of the impressively preserved medieval part of ...

Beira by bike

A travel blog entry by lynnib

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... the tree is about 25 years old it is harvested from the tree once every ten years which is why you see a year number painted on the trunk? Also, Portugal produces about 50% of the world's corks. Anyhow, our ride suited me down to the ground since the road surface was quite smooth, very little traffic, beautiful landscape and the weather not too hot. After about ten miles we reached the small village of Beira where we ...

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This hotel, located on Avenida da Liberdade , Portalegre, is near Cabo do Sao Vicente.
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