Monte do Sobral
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- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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A full house at the inn as we head to breakfast. Sharing a table with Canadians from Calgary, we discover that we are all going to see the Iberian megaliths with Mario. A bright and passionate young man originally from Mozambique, he guides a group of 8 to three local sites that date from Neolithic times. The henge circle faces east ...
... we did what most North Americans would do - set the GPS for a MacDonalds. We found in time but did not eat or drink there. Just couldn't. Besides, it was packed. Arrived at our boutique hotel - we splurged for this one and then even got upgraded. Upon arrival, were greeted by Hugo and told to just leave the car as is. He brought us to the registration desk. Offered us a drink. Took us out to the garden ...
... of …vora. We saw the Castle (XIV century), and the church of “Senhor dos Passos” (rebuilt in the nineteenth century).
... The spring flowers were amazing, with the hill sides and fields a riot of colour. This is not a site for party people but if you love the countryside, birds, butterflies and swimming in a warm lake, then it is almost perfect. Even the huge influx of Portuguese people on May Day Bank Holiday only added to the delight of Markardia.
Sadly Paradise is probably always going to be flawed and in this case it was the ticks. The tick ...
... town are historic and notable. The one with not-to-miss frescoes was locked when we went by. We were able to go into Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da AssunÁ„o de Vila Nova da Baronia (Church) from the 1600's. The 17th and 18th century tile work was impressive and uniquely Portuguese. After an hour in town, the only thing left to see were the outlying wineries. But hey, ...