Dos Belos Ares Quinta Rural
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... ship-imposed deadline in week, on Nov 15. We are now 8 days into a 19- day planning trip, and have found there is much to commend Portugal to the discerning traveler, not least of which is that appealing sense that here lies a land under appreciated by mass tourism. It offers much that is culturally rich, historically fascinating, and scenically alluring. To join us, call us at 800.779.0353 or check this Adventure out online at ...
... a nice view!
Just the night I arrive here the town is having it's yearly party. A big tent is set up, there is a market and lots of activity. I enjoy some local Portuguese pop-band. When they find out at the beer stand that I'm a foreigner they very enthusiastically give me a hat (sponsored by a Portuguese beer brand). Great, because this was one of the items I was still missing!!
A little hangover the next morning was the only price ...
... I shut my eyes then they were snapped open again at the sound of a car door slamming. I stared out of the window at the mysterious, cobbled Roman tower. The tower is square and is three stories high, and archeologists are unable to tell what the function of it was.
Loose gravel crunched under the car tires as we moved swiftly out of Belmonte and headed towards Viseu.
Our Audi cruised through the motorway as night began ...
... resorts and vacation homes, winter and summer sports, and the range of weather goes from the coldest in Portugal to scorching hot in the summer.
On the day we went up the mountain, the amount of snow left something to be desired if you were looking forward to…any snow at all. It was not completely void of wintery sights, though; patches of ice could be spotted under shady overhangs, and remnants of tiny waterfalls were frozen ...
... their funding of the excavations. We spent a good couple of hours there, so there was little time left to continue on our journey towards Spain.
We decided to look for a hotel close by, and took one of those random punts by picking a spot on the map and heading for it. We finally understood that the Gods weren’t against us after all, but rather were conspiring to point us in the direction of Penacova – a place we wouldn’t have stopped at at all had we ...
Other places to stay in Viseu
Rua Candido dos Reis, No 42, Viseu | Innfrom $59