Albergaria Jose Alberto
Travel Blogs from Viseu
... destination in winter and has extensive networks of hiking and (cross-country ski) trails.
It was early in the afternoon as we drove up the glacial valley of the river ZÍzere. We loved entering the pine and fir forest.It would have been a shame to drive through the lush mountains too quickly. We picked a hotel in Manteigas and enjoyed the fresh air and mountain views from our balcony.
... 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 ...
... do dao which is a 3 meter wide Tarmac path on an old railway line .fortunately they removed the sleepers and track .and as luck would have it ,it was down hill all the way .Rod and mum found a great camping spot for me but unfortunately this time it was under water as they have damned the river down stream ,so I found a few trees ...
... asleep , the owner arrived and was all apologetic and booked me into a room for 65 euros .she told me about breakfast and and started to leave .i quickly asked her if I could have some dinner and she said they didn't have anything .so I asked where I could get something from, and the young lad(a waiter i think) said he would get his father to drive me to the local cafe as he knew after cycling 90 km I was rather hungry so I put my best shorts ...
... 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!
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services