Resende

Halfway between Cinfães and Lamego, on the South Bank of the Douro lies the municipality of Resende, one of the smallest in the country in terms of territorial extension. The beauty of granitic landscape, monuments and the rich archaeological heritage are strong arguments that justify a visit. If you're looking for health and wellness, learn that the Caldas de Aregos existed since the 12th century and are one of the most recognized thermal areas in the North of the country by the therapeutic properties of its natural mineral waters. Handicraft is very rich and varied, in direct connection with the own characteristics of the region, blending the Serra do Caramulo granite with the various tributaries of the Duero. The black clay, straw hats, basketwork, embroidery, wool socks, brezes and croças, combs loom, blankets and carpets of rags and clogs are trademark of Resende. Already traditional cuisine figure, without favor, in the top of the richest in the country. The ham, the sausage and pepperoni are part of any menu. But the most typical dish is the Lamb roast in the oven, also not despise the goat with rice and oven bazulaque ", a traditional stew. The most sweet tooth cannot fail to prove the famous cavacas, rosquilhos de Aregos, the "falachas" and the toast of Barreiro. If the Rain in spring, enjoy the cherries!

Where to eat in Resende

What to do in Resende

Where to sleep in Resende

Douro Marina Hotel & Spa
Douro Marina Hotel & Spa

4 star

Old Grand Hotel Costa, was recovered in 2000 and reopened as Douro Park Hotel. This building, dating from the early 20TH century, is involved by the magnificen…

Alojamento das Caldas
Alojamento das Caldas

Hostels Nice offers eleven rooms with toilet and a restaurant.

Casa do Souto
Casa do Souto

Close to the Spa of Caldas de Aregos, this 15TH-century house-XVII, is surrounded by orchards of cherry trees. Has a pool and tennis court.

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