Hotel Rural Casa dos Viscondes da Varzea
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- Swimming pool
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... been less about filling stomachs and more about an act and setting of community, of fellowship, of goodwill and sharing one of life’s precious necessities.
The social phenomenon of eating together seems universal, but seems to surface most conspicuously in traditional cultures where hospitality is linked with honor, and honor is at the top of the values paradigm. Even in New World cultures, however, it ...
... by a staffer in costume. Of course, we had to have a port tasting following the tour.Very picturesque setting. Driving along the countryside , we continued to the village of Regau, where we went to wine tasting - part of the Wine festival.We were promised food as part of the festival, but none was appearing- until the end ,at which point we were starving. Were made our way to restaurant that had been ...
... potatoes, vegetables, delicious black olives ,vino and beer.Cost about 21E per couple. we had a quick turn around regarding the train- had about 1 1/2 hours before the next train. I f we missed it, we would have to wait for another 4 hours until the next one. The lady of the restaurant drove us back to the train and we had about 5 minutes to spare.A fun adventure. Back to our little village for a coffee and one of our favourite desserts- a Portuguese custard ...
... 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.