Solar Do Espirito Santo

Rua Alexandre Herculano, Lamego, Northern Portugal, 5100, Portugal | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lamego

2000 years in the making

A travel blog entry by helwit on Jul 19, 2014

2 comments, 12 photos

... the vineyards. I thought the Douro was the most unique and beautiful wine growing region I had ever seen on my first visit and this trip has only reinforced that view.

The further you go down the river the drier it becomes so other crops such as almonds are also grown. One day we drove for about an hour and half on the very typical windy roads to a town called Villa Nova de Foz Coa to see rock engravings from between about 15,000 to ...

Leaving Porto for Pinhao

A travel blog entry by joeandsusan on Jul 14, 2014

10 photos

... for an overnight stay in the Douro River valley. Thank goodness we had air conditioning since for part of the trip the outside temperature reached 35 C (95 F). Along the way, we stopped in the little town of Amarante to visit the Sao Goncalo Monastery. The monastery stands near the river and bridge in a pleasant square surrounded by white granite houses. The church has a very unusual dome covered with red tiles. This beautiful church and monastery ...

WOW!

A travel blog entry by cjbishop on Jun 12, 2014

7 photos

... visited the Sandeman winery, one of the premier port manufacturers where we had a tour of the facility, learned the process of making port, and tasted several of their wines.

Entertainment on the boat tonight was a local group of musicians and singers who played typical Portuguese folk music and even a bit of fado. We sat too close to the front and I ended up as part of a Portuguese folk dance where I can proudly say I held my own!
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Wine, wine and more wine plus some port

A travel blog entry by pashbee on Apr 25, 2014

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... of course) before heading into Pinhau fully. Next stop was Sandeman's Quinta were we arrived at 12.55 to be told they shut between 1-2pm! They sold us a tasting of their chocolate lovers ports and their 100yrs of tawny port. We are asked to sit out side and enjoy them while they were at lunch! We did sit outside luckily in a sheltered spot at the heavens opened again. The chocolate lovers port consisted of a vao vintage and a ruby port. ...

Can't control the weather

A travel blog entry by pashbee on Apr 24, 2014

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... books in the winter lounge over looking the vineyards. At 4pm we went for the wine tour and at 6pm the sun finally came back out! I wondered outside for a while but the seats we all wet! We had a great day reading and relaxing but a shame about the weather. We went for the 5 moments at dinner tonight! Stunning ...

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This hotel, located on Rua Alexandre Herculano, Lamego, is near Se (Cathedral) and Museu de Grao Vasco.
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