Hotel Rural Casa dos Viscondes da Varzea
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... a little time to kill and took a walk along the riverfront with Christine and Claudine exchanging our stories. They were a real hoot! We found our boat managed by a lovely lad called Serge and boarded just as the rain started to abate. Serge assured us that our hour cruising was sure to be fine and he was right. The four of us plus two young women from Holland Annemarie and Mica, all moved a deck chair onto the foredeck, got cosy with ...
... and other travel stories, enjoying the beautiful Douro Valley views in comfort, with good hospitality including a 10am glass of white port. As part of our trip we had to pass through two huge dam and lock systems, one with a 35 mtr rise, quite different to the ones we experienced in France. We arrived in Regua around 4pm and made our way to our guest house where we were greeted by our host Monica and another glass of welcome port. Upon recommendation from our host we had dinner ...
An excursion today begins with a drive from ? To Pinhao. Winding through the beautiful Duero Valley, not only to we admire terrace upon terrace of grapevines, but also the leaves of much of the foilage turning from green into amber, red and orange. First stop the Mateus estate, devoted for centuries to the Muscat grape. The fabulous gardens are cared for by only one gardener who has two seventhish ladies help him. We are only able to see eight rooms, designed in ...
It was harvest time and we were lucky that they just arrived with the grapes during our wine tasting at our quinta. Afterwards we drove around to visit orther estates and just enjoyed the beautiful scenery. The evening we had a lovely dinner at our ...
The day started with the usual routine - coffee on the outside deck and then the buffet breakfast. This morning's fare included eggs benedict which seemed to be a group favorite.
The morning tour was to the mansion and gardens that were featured on the Mateus bottle. It was built in the 18th century, and the family still lives there today. I didn't go on this tour, and in retrospect, regret that I didn't.
Instead, I decided to tour Régua. I needed ...