Grande Hotel Das Caldas Da Felgueira
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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Travel Blogs from Canas de Senhorim
... of very Portuguese blue and white tiles. A few miles further on and the River Douro itself comes into view, not looking particularly grand at this point, but at the barrage we learn that this makes a 29m difference to the depth upstream where it becomes far wider. There are numerous signs for 'quintas' (vineyards) promoting their products and tours, but the small town of Pinhao was our intended destination, in particular the Quinta do Bomfim which was highly ...
... sometime. What a gem it is too. The location is very rural, set in a wooded valley, with informal pitching on terraces so you definitely don't feel cramped. The peace and tranquility is only shattered by the chimes from a local church on the hour and half-hour, birdsong and people chatting. Although Dutch-owned, the site is managed by a lovely couple - Lidia and Jorge - who supplied us with a welcome drink at the bar and ...
We have a beautiful breakfast in the lounge at Carmo's. We can't eat outside as it is too cold and later it starts raining. What a contrast from yesterday. We head off for Viseu. Its motorway the whole way a lot of it high up in mountains with spectacular bridges and viaducts. There are hardly any cars on it and even less lorries. We cross over the Douro River but ...
... they will take us in the right direction. In a very real sense, we are just "following the yellow brick road", which will eventually lead us to Santiago. As long as we don't miss one, everything is okay, but when we notice we haven't seen one for a while, we know something is wrong and we have to backtrack to the last arrow. They are usually easy to find, but every once in a while, we reach a crossroad and we must search until ...
... under $3! We hit the road with me feasting on my bargain shopping and merrily spitting the seeds out the window. We soon hit the motorway South and it wasn't long before the majestic Fiat Punto was in top gear powering down the freeway at 100 Km/hr, being overtaken by vehicles travelling at twice that speed. We were told on our way south to stop at a town called Mealhada which is famous for serving a national dish of roast piglet. I booked into a hotel, which turned out to be ...