Residencial A Morgadinha
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Coimbra (pronounced Kwi-m-bra) was the 1st capital of Portugal. In 1179 the Pope granted authority to the king to establish an independent country. Situated on the Rio Mondego, a great fresh water river of 200km that is wholly in Portugal. All other rivers in the country originate in Spain.population is 130k and it is basically a university city. The university here is claimed to be one of the oldest in the ...
We started the day leaving Sintra with two of the palaces I mentioned in the last post. The Sintra Palace was the most practical apparently but hard to chose whilst Mafra was a mix of braque and renaissance with various owners adding their mark. Leaving sintra it was clear that it does have a persistent fog that is obvious just out to sea. At first it was hard to pick as perhaps smog from Lisbon but it definitely had some sort of sea ...
... and thus it gave more understanding. At the Old library at Coimbre it was felt that if you were taking pictures you weren't truly appreciating the art and building. It of course cost more to see and the value for money was not as good. The value of the books may be high but the library at Mafra palace was just as large and whilst a different ornate,a pleasure to see ( and take ...
After breakfast we decided to take a 2 hour boat cruise on the Douro River. Another wise choice! Stunning scenery - the vineyards seem to start at the waters edge and disappear up into the sky. A wine house on every corner. On disembarking we ventured into the village and bought some goodies for lunch. We figured that if we keep eating at restaurants every day for lunch we'll be paying excess baggage on the trip home! So a fare of bread rolls, olives, ham and cheese ( and a ...
Day 12- Coimbra to Mealhada- 14.6 miles The HOT weather finally broke this morning and we walked in coolness until about 11:00 a.m. It felt so good after so many days of intense heat. Today the Camino was a combination of everything, a little back road walking, some paths, some dirt tracks, through another Eucalypus forest and some busy highway walking..not too much and also with wide shoulders. Everyone smiles and waves and we hear a lot of "Bom Dia" and Bom viage" ...
Other places to stay in Miranda do Douro
Largo da Estacao, Miranda do Douro | 4 star hotelfrom $66
R. Pimeiro de Maio , Miranda do Douro | 3 star hotelfrom $123
Rua 1 de Maio 25, Miranda do Douro | 3 star hotelfrom $33
Largo dom joao III 5210, Miranda do Douro | Hotelfrom $39
Rua 1 De Maio 5, Miranda do Douro | Hotelfrom $53