Melia Ria Hotel
Travel Blogs from Aveiro
... the Hotel Alegre had been correctly assessed. I am sure it would have been 5 star back in its day 40 years ago. However the grandness was there just years of a low maintenance approach was obvious. They had a pool They had a bar by the pool The bar sold beer That probably accounted for one star. If you have ever seen the movie the Marigold Hotel you will appreciate the type of building this was. The owner was a gentleman ...
... which was of course great. And than we went back to catch our bus to the camping. Bye bye Porto, we liked you very much as we did Portugal in general and will certainly be back ! 24th Today the weather was rather sad and cloudy, we left around 11 direction Spain to get to Pontevedra where Andrea's ancestors from her father came from. We arrived around 4 as we lost an hour by the time difference (an hour later in Spain) and found a camping on the coast 15 km from ...
... paintings and videos, we are rewarded with an excellent buffet lunch, with delicious bacalhão and veal dishes, at the museum cafeteria.
The park is magnificent, though we feel the financial troubles have reached here as it looks a lot less well cared for than photos on the promotional material. We "borrowed" some of these shots from posters along the grand boulevard.
The mansion, built in 1932, is pure Art Deco. The ...
... her 2 years ago in Bolivia) another Erasmus student who joined me in Southampton in January and just happened to also befriend AJ.
All this leads to a much needed 17 day break in Portugal with two of my best friends, full of sun, beaches, laughter and travelling across Portugal.
Today I spent in AJ´s hometown of Aveiro, which has been described as "the Venice of Portugal" and it lives up ...
... looking into it, I found out that during 2009, there was a massive bed bug infestation, so it turned me off of it. Looking further into it, I found that 140000 people arrived in Santiago, but only 125000 walked from the France/Spain starting point. The next most popular was to walk from Portugal, and with only 10000 people arriving last year, it seemed like the place to be.
The next point ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility