Hotel Rural Casa dos Viscondes da Varzea
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... to realize how consistent we are as human beings in our use of food and drink to bind ourselves together!
Being more a “meat & potatoes” guy myself, I intuitively view food more as fuel than art. Travel has broadened me in this area. I’ve grown to appreciate the art of food, and, on all 7 continents, I’ve witnessed the social magic that happens around a shared meal. Thank God for the joy of food and sharing ...
... since it was full of locals, we thought it was a good omen. Food was fabulous.Lach and I shards a dish that was like a lasagna but it was creamed potatoes, cod, lobster, spinach,onions in layers. Our drive home was nail biting- very twisty and narrow streets with oncoming traffic often veering into our lane. When you went around a corner, you hesitated to see if lights were coming. The big trucks are especially ...
Today we decided to try a day trip that Rob found mentioned on Trip Advisor. We took the train from just down the street from us and travelled along the Douro to Ferradosa a small village on the river. Train trip was about 11/2 hours and cost 13.20E round trip each. When we arrived, we searched and found the one restaurant in the village and as we were lagging behind Rob, the lady of the restaurant came and picked us up in her car. We shared a meal of ...
... was open to the public at that time, so it was fun to be able to get inside this time, although photography was not allowed. It was interesting to see how the aristocracy lived!
We had plenty of time to explore the incredible gardens, which are absolutely spectacular, and considered among the best in Europe. Beautifully manicured, the gardens are small by some standards. It was a thrill to see them.
... have lunch at Quinta da Avessada, a beautiful century-old winery. Some of the passengers had disembarked early in order to get there for the wine-stomping, but we stayed on board. After an outdoor reception with wine and snacks, we were treated to a lovely lunch inside. The musicians continued to serenade us with the lively Portuguese tunes through lunch.