Hotel Solar do Rio

Address: Estrada Nacional 16, Varzea, Northern Portugal, 3660 692, Portugal | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Estrada Nacional 16, Varzea.
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Travel Blogs from Varzea

Being sociable at Quinta Chave Grande, Casfreires

A travel blog entry by lynnib on Jul 11, 2015

3 comments, 6 photos

... sometime. What a gem it is too. The location is very rural, set in a wooded valley, with informal pitching on terraces so you definitely don't feel cramped. The peace and tranquility is only shattered by the chimes from a local church on the hour and half-hour, birdsong and people chatting. Although Dutch-owned, the site is managed by a lovely couple - Lidia and Jorge - who supplied us with a welcome drink at the bar and ...

Viseu

A travel blog entry by mersonjames on Jun 22, 2015

17 photos

... it on a viaduct. We get good views of the vine terraces lining the banks. We arrive in Viseu and park up to have a look round and something to eat before checking in. We have a frustrating encounter with a parking ticket machine which is not working but eventually find another one. Its sunny now and hot but nothing like yesterday - maybe 28 degrees. There isn't ...

A Splendid Day from Elise's Perspective

A travel blog entry by kendavis on Jun 02, 2015

2 comments, 3 photos

... always offering warm smiles, wonderful jokes and sensitive insights into human nature.

Ken and I began our day knowing that the walk would be more visually and physically challenging by going through lots of commercial and industrial areas, and also by beginning the approach into the hills of northern Portugal and ultimately western Spain. We knew that the stamina we work so hard to develop while hiking ...

A very cool morning

A travel blog entry by kendavis on Jun 01, 2015

2 comments, 6 photos

... to decorate their houses with ceramic tiles in all kinds of designs. I will post a photo of a house we passed covered in tiles along with a close up of the design on the tiles. We have seen hundreds of buildings covered in all kinds of designs from Lisbon all the way here. Because I said something about the yellow arrows a few days ago, Elise decided to count all the major turns today. There were 45 turns that without the arrows ...

A slow walk, a fast ride

A travel blog entry by kendavis on May 31, 2015

2 comments, 3 photos

Day 14. Agueda to Albergaria. 10.5 miles (and back again)

We saw this section of the Camino twice today, once walking and the other from a car. It was a bit of a surreal experience for me. We began our walk in Agueda and walked 10.5 miles to Albergaria. Our travel company has set up hotels for us along the way and they did not have a place in Albergaria, so they hired a taxi to pick us up and transport us back to Agueda so ...