São João da Pesqueira

The municipality of São João da Pesqueira is in superb landscapes of the terraces on the banks of the Douro River, one of the most beautiful postcards of visit. Who here is takes in memory the image of vineyards and, in winter, the spectacle of almond trees in blossom. In the village centre you can enjoy the medieval core of São João da Pesqueira, with emphasis on the Praça da República, the Arch of the gate of the Castle and the clock tower. In the parish of Paredes da Beira will find the dolmen of Areita, one of the greatest monuments of its kind in this region. Under cultural, Eduardo Tavares and Museum to the Museum of Trevões give know the culture and history more relevant. The Festa da Nossa Senhora do Monte is one of the most popular events of São João da Pesqueira. Assumes contours of pilgrimage, with musical performances and horse racing, attracting many visitors to the region. Be sure to taste the good snacks and typical dishes, with particular emphasis on roast lamb and the cozido à portuguesa, as well as the renowned alheiras.

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Quinta de Ventozelo
Quinta de Ventozelo

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Inserido na Quinta de Ventozelo, este hotel mantêm a raiz acolhedora de uma casa Duriense. Aqui pode usufruir da piscina, dar passeios pedestres ou provar a g…

Montanhas do Douro
Montanhas do Douro

O hotel é composto por 10 casas, das quais metade disponibiliza um sofá-cama. Todas têm lareira e kitchenette, seis com decoração rústica e quatro mais moderna…

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