Grande Hotel da Curia Golf & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... the towns and saw the little bridges over the water and the tourist gondolas, but their one river was a far cry from Venice. Anyways, we got settled in our hotel which immediately felt like home, then headed out to find a restaurant which had been recommended to us. At the restaurant the owner asked us to come inside and showed us a large showcase of fish and asked us to pick out which ones we would ...
... We went to a traditional Fago performance, which is a minimum of a 3 piece band. One person playing a classic guitar, one playing the Coimbra Fago guitar (which is a bulb shaped, 12 string guitar designed here in Coimbra, for this music), & one singing. This music is only played by males who either are or have attended the university here & was traditionally sung by a man to the woman who he loved. Tonight we had a mix of love songs and more ...
... amp; for our orientation walk around the town. Similar to yesterday we were in an old university town this time in Portugal. We went for the walk and saw a cathedral the old, built in the 1200's, the new cathedral which building started in 1598 & finished in 1698, and the university which was also built in the 1200's. The students there still wear the traditional dress, most of the time, which includes a black gown under a black woollen cloak with ...
We set off on a road exploration to a little village called Piodao. we were told it was spectacular , a village on the side of a mountain where all the homes were built of slate. Wow what a drive. All along the valleys there were little villages clinging to the ...
... condition, with little streams running across the road, and more pine needles on the roads. Would have made days on the bike so much worse than we had. Stopped for some lunch at the same stop we did on the bikes, but couldn't sit out side this time. Wonderful local ham and cheese on a fresh bun. The drive is not for someone who doesn't like corners! Up and down, left and right ... ...