- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Principe Perfeito Viseu
Travel Blogs from Viseu
... 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 ...
... an appetizer, two dishes, and a dessert. For the appetizer, we had pork blood sausage. For mains, we ordered the boneless black pork ribs and a black pork cheek stew. The rib had just the right amount of lean meat and fat and had a slightly crunch consistency (like neck meat). It was very very flavourful. The black pork stew had the most tender pork I ever had. The sauce and flavour is indescribable. I must say, this may be the best meal in this trip so ...
... to Bussaco. Bussaco palace is situated slightly uphill, not noticeable when you are a passenger in a car says Tina. It is surrounded by acres of forest and hiking trails. A small poorly paved road leads from entrance gate, where an attendant checks for invitation, to the marvelous building. We parked our VW right in front of the building entrance. The exterior of the palace looks weathered but in good condition. On the left side, there is a short ...
... and reenact the epic battles by throwing the dolls off the castle too!
Monsanto was voted in 1938 the "most Portuguese village in Portugal" what ever that means.
We hiked up the hill (758 meters (2486 feet)) to the Monsanto head, Latin as Mons Sanctus, the Holy Mountain.
We took 2 hours to hike to the castle high above town ...
... before the village there was a homemade sign from mum. As I came through the village I was ringing my bell and then I saw Mum, Karis, Karen, Rod and Daniel all waiting under a finishing line banner. I was very sweaty so I don't think anyone noticed the tear in my eye! Very shortly after this I consumed rather a large amount of alcohol and an incredible amount of food for several days. On Friday we had a ...