Santa Marta de Penaguião

Situated in the heart of the Douro region, escorted by the Serra do Marão and bordering with the municipalities of Vila Real, Amarante and Peso da Régua, over which you can see the waters of the Douro, the municipality of Santa Marta de Penaguião account with almost all of its integrated area in the demarcated Douro region. Hence if you can guess that, thanks also to the orography, to landscapes that extend towards the river Corgo and climatic characteristics, viniculture find great expression in this county and you carry the name across borders. Although there are several traces of human occupation since early times, as the castros, sources, Lobrigos Cumieira, Louredo and Medrões, and the Roman ceramic furnace of Fornelos, was only from 1756, with the creation of the demarcated Douro region, the municipality experienced a remarkable development, with the arrival of rich and noble people. This era in the Manor and Manor House scattered throughout the region, among which are, for example, Solar dos Pinheiros or Quinta do Bertelo, and Granite milestones of the Demarcation of the Douro region, which changed the course of these lands. The parish church of the county seat, with its original Bell Tower, deserves special attention, as well as the 16TH century Pillory and the many windmills, some other community, implanted during the domestic watercourses and that still today have a predominant role in the local economy. The Caves Santa Marta, ex-libris of the region, are mandatory as well as visit its Museum, where you can taste some of the wines awarded this thriving company. No wonder, then, that the Customs and the Arts Council are closely linked to the culture of the vine. Basketry and cooperage, as well as tapestries, lace and embroidery were used to serve sweets such as noodles or milk-cream burned and port have, today, the same importance and usefulness that once. Drink gastronomy traditions also expressed in typical specialties such as roast lamb in appreciated earthenware casserole or meat and pork stuffed with chestnuts. Also with chestnuts is a typical stock and, with the meat of the pig, and stew feijoada à transmontana. Highlight the mixed Medrões be expected from budget hotel in iron pot, a typical dish that older people remember and reference of the traditional Portuguese cuisine. As you can see, eat and drink to England, surrounded by beautiful scenery, vineyard is in the municipality of Santa Marta de Penaguião.

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Quinta da Cumieira
Quinta da Cumieira

Situated just over 7 km from the city of Vila Real and 18 km from the city of the ruler, is this farmhouse, one of the most suggestive ridges of the parish.

Residencial Oásis
Residencial Oásis

Traditional Hotel, with 22 rooms available. Affordable prices.

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