Sol e Serra Golfe Hotel
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... played an important role in several
The castle walls completely encloses the village of white-washed
houses, a Pousada, and several small hotels. Built by King Dinis in about 1299,
the castle dominates the village. The castle has spectacular views south, west
towards the Serra de Sao Mamede, and east to Spain.
We left the Pousada to visited the castle this morning.
When we arrived yesterday, it ...
... of the village Marvao
but we really didn’t know what to expect.
We made to dinner at 9:00 and had a fabulous meal with
outstanding service. The porter is also the bartender and our server for
dinner, but there is only one other couple dinning so we have all the attention
we might expect. (The stated restaurant occupancy is 72 guests). We can see all
the way to Spain as we are almost at elevation 3000 ft.
... middle of the road, their flocks jingling happy melodies with their tinging bells. I just had to get out of the car to walk between those sheep and goats. The huge Estrela Mountain Dogs (EMD) came to me to be petted. They are large like St. Bernard's and recognized as the most ancient breed on the Iberian Peninsula. They are very gentle.
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The road descended steadily as ...
... roads. At last, the beautiful town came into view. The cathedral and castle standing tall on the hill top overlooking the red roofs and whitewashed homes within the city walls. We managed to make it up into the center of the labyrinth of ever so narrow streets and gates. At first glance, it seems impossible to get through some of these narrow streets without scraping at least the side mirrors, then having to make a ...
... all the sudden the whole bar (except for the table next to us) started singing! It was crazy! even though we were in a hotel, it was quite obvious that the culture was waaaaaay different than we were used to. Amanda asked the bartender what they were singing and it turns out they were German drinking chants & local childhood songs.
We opened the bottle of wine up and finished it. we slept really good that night LOL. Signed Ben
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- Swimming pool