Hotel Rural Burmester

Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, Pinhao, Northern Portugal, Portugal | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $168.00
 

Travel Blogs from Pinhao

WOW!

A travel blog entry by cjbishop

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... river. One of those locks resulted in a rise of 135 feet! It was the largest lift we have ever seen and we were told it is the highest in all of Europe.

The WOW factor occurred mid-morning when we entered the Douro port wine appellation, created in 1756, the oldest in the world. This is equivalent to the champagne region of France, in that you can't call it port wine unless it comes from this region. This 50 mile stretch of ...

Wine, wine and more wine plus some port

A travel blog entry by pashbee

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We woke up again to sunshine this morning and after a lazy get up we decided to head out in then car to investigate some more Quinta's in the next town. Pinhau. The drive to the first Quinta was very windy and slow but with great views! We stopped at Quinta de la rose and enjoyed a free wine tasting there with full information about the grapes and taste of the wine etc. We picked up a bottle of their award wining red wine and a bottle of ...

Can't control the weather

A travel blog entry by pashbee

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We woke up today to lovely sunshine, I sat outside before breakfast reading my book overlooking the river and vines. We went into breakfast and unfortunately the heavens opened. We had planned to do the long walk around the estate today so we sat inside to read our books and hope the weather passes. It didn't -we ...

Boats, port and vineyards

A travel blog entry by pashbee

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After a fantastic day yesterday we wake early and surprisingly with no ill effects from the port tasting! We are going to catch the first boat ride of the morning then head back to Calems to pick up another couple of bottles of port before heading up river to the Douro. The boat ride is nice when we are heading up river and cold and windy as we head down! The sides of the rivers are really pretty in places and then full of abandoned ...

The Gist of the Schist-Douro Geology & Gastronomy

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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We're on the plane between Amsterdam and Seattle, heading home after 20 days of exploring Portugal. I’ve been surprised and impressed with this small country on the edge of the Iberian Peninsula. There is more to Portugal than meets the eye – a warmth, a gentleness, a humility that is both welcoming and intriguing. I want to learn more about Portugal. I’m digging deeper, reading, listening, and following up on new ...

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