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Paddling Portugal's River of Wine

Hotel Infante Sagres

Hotel Infante Sagres is Porto’s leading boutique hotel, an icon of sophisticated style and intimate historic atmosphere located in the heart of the city just minutes from the UNESCO World Heritage...


Hotel Infante Sagres

Location
Porto, Portugal

Infante Sagres is Porto’s leading boutique hotel, a true icon of sophisticated design and intimate atmosphere located in the city’s historic district, just minutes from City Hall, the UNESCO World Heritage area and the art district. The 1950s-era building features extraordinary contemporary decor that blends seamlessly with the Neo-Baroque atmosphere. The hotel has 70 rooms with numerous amenities including air conditioning, private bathrooms and wireless Internet. Throughout the hotel, classic European sensibility intersects with fine contemporary design – an audacious yet harmonious blend that creates an unforgettable and luxurious stay.

Casa de Santa Cruz

Built in the mid-1700s and lovingly restored by our family hosts, Anna and Jorge, Casa de Santa Cruz retains a historical significance in Felgar. The house is located on the village's main square...


Casa de Santa Cruz

Location
Felgar, Portugal

Built in the mid-1700s and lovingly restored by our hosts, Anna and Jorge, Casa de Santa Cruz retains a historical significance in Felgar. The house is located on the village's main square, making it easy to revel in the lively goings-on of the town while knowing you can quickly retire to the privacy of your room to relax. Casa de Santa Cruz features 12 rooms, each with private en suite facilities, lounge spaces, a dining room offering fine regional cuisine, and a tranquil pool with a lovely private garden.

Quinta do Barracao da Vilarica

This beautiful organic wine, cheese and sheep farm estate is situated in the hills amid the tranquility of the Trás-os-Montes countryside. Run by a fourth-generation family, the farm...
 

Quinta do Barracao da Vilarica

Location
Alfândega da Fé, Portugal

This beautiful wine, cheese and sheep farm estate is situated just a short drive away from the Douro River amidst the tranquility of the Trás-os-Montes countryside. Barracão da Vilariça offers 10 spacious, comfortable rooms with private en suite bathrooms and splendid views of the surrounding hills and orchards. A delectable spread of traditional cuisine is sourced almost entirely from the sustainable farm's organically produced bounty, including delectable roasted almonds, olives, oranges, peach and pumpkin preserves, and roast lamb. Those who want to kick back and relax after a day of adventure can stretch out by the swimming pool or savor the warmth of the setting sun on your face with a stroll through the quinta's vineyard and olive orchards.

Bairro do Casal

Bairro do Casal is located in the hamlet of Murça, perched on a mountain slope near Vila Nova de Foz Côa in the Douro River port wine region. The village, tucked between...


Bairro do Casal

Location
Murça, Portugal

Bairro do Casal is located in the hamlet of Murça, perched on a mountain slope near Vila Nova de Foz Côa in the Douro River port wine region. The village, tucked between the valley and mountains, is surrounded by vineyards, almond and olive orchards, a bucolic landscape of serene natural beauty. This peaceful retreat is comprised of typical Portuguese stone houses that have been rebuilt in harmony with the rural heritage of the village, fully preserving the original design, materials and construction techniques characteristic of the region, with stone and wood details throughout. All villas have en suite bathrooms with toiletries and a hair dryer; some feature a bath while others have a shower. The villas share an outdoor swimming pool. The location of Bairro do Casal is ideal for exploring the Foz Côa region with its famous archaeological park, declared a World Heritage by UNESCO.

Casa de Casal de Loivos

Casa de Casal de Loivos is located atop a high hill with incredible views over the Douro River and surrounding vineyard-covered mountains. This classic manor house, built in 1658...


Casa de Casal de Loivos

Location
Pinhão, Portugal

Casa de Casal de Loivos is located atop a high hill with incredible views over the Douro River. This classic manor house, built in 1658, has been in the Pereira de Sampayo family since 1733, and was lovingly restored in 1991. Its truly privileged location offers one of the most scenic settings in Portugal, unanimously considered the best view over the Douro Valley. The house includes six comfortably furnished rooms, all with private bathrooms and doors opening onto the panoramic terrace; a lounge with cozy fireplace; and a swimming pool set among lawned gardens. Meals are served on the terrace, weather permitting, with sweeping views over the private vineyard and river far below.

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