Hotel Castrum Villae
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Travel Blogs from Viana do Castelo
... on what to see and do in the area, and whilst there are many hiking trails in the National Park, the temperatures are still hitting 30-35 degrees during the day so for us too hot for physical exertion. However, armed with the tourist map we drove out to the village of Lindoso, a few miles from the border with Spain, where we visited the castle and from its walls you can look down on some most unusual structures - corn cribs. You could easily be forgiven ...
... our way through the groups of tourists coming in waves up the side street we have to negotiate to get away. But wait - there is a problem. Where is Kathleen's mobile phone?She frantically searches her handbag and hand luggage but cannot find it. It was in the safe in our room but I am sure I emptied the safe that morning. But to be sure we go back in and ask for the key for our old room to check. The phone is in the safe. I am in the doghouse. We hand the key back in and get back ...
Early start in Espinho and a brisk walk to train station. I had paid site and checked out but they said I could leave motorhome safely on site until we got back from Porto.
The train into Porto takes about 30 minutes and for €3.25 return it is good value. The day in Porto was absolutely stunning. Perhaps it did not have the grace of Lisbon but it's mix of grand streets and squares, tumbled down abandoned buildings and of course the ...
... br> We have passed a lot of 'Camino" art since crossing into Spain and I thought it might be interesting to post several of the more compelling sculptures we have passed since entering this country. It is a surprising delight to be walking along and come up on a statue or carving of something related to the Camino. It is a nice 'greeting' for the day. I hope you are ...
... is just brilliant - colourful, historic, atmospheric with the streets still decorated from a previous fiesta, so after a short taster we decided to stay another day.
The next morning we headed for the funicular which was unfortunately out of service, therefore took a taxi up to the Mount Santa Lucia. The view from the top would have been spectacular if it ...