Montebelo Viseu Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Viseu
... destination in winter and has extensive networks of hiking and (cross-country ski) trails.
It was early in the afternoon as we drove up the glacial valley of the river ZÍzere. We loved entering the pine and fir forest.It would have been a shame to drive through the lush mountains too quickly. We picked a hotel in Manteigas and enjoyed the fresh air and mountain views from our balcony.
... the road at Santa Comba Dao train station - at this point I started to recognise the area. After Santa Comba Dao I headed west across two bridges over the lakes of the dao and down into Mortagua town. I called into my favourite cafe in the high street and had burger and chips and called Karis and mum and warned them of my arrival. The last 5-6 miles were hard going due to the fact Vila Boa is in the hills. ...
... do dao which is a 3 meter wide Tarmac path on an old railway line .fortunately they removed the sleepers and track .and as luck would have it ,it was down hill all the way .Rod and mum found a great camping spot for me but unfortunately this time it was under water as they have damned the river down stream ,so I found a few trees ...
... got to the top it said off course , make a u turn ! I had a few words with it and we came to the conclusion that it was tired and confused so I ignored it and used my phone sat nav instead for a couple of hours . The hills didn't stop , infact they got steeper and longer all day and the road surface for the first 9 miles was gravel . At 12.00 I passed a cafe next to a river beach and stopped for a biffana ( pork steak burger) and chips and 2 bottles ...
The ship left Porto this morning before we were even out of bed. It was a lazy morning as we started our 350 mile trip on the Douro River. It is not a very wide river so it was easy to see both shores. We spent most of the morning on the sun deck lounging on chairs and watching the world go by- a few small villages with trees lining the shore and the hills beyond. We had to travel through two locks which were part of the hydroelectric plants ...
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