Vimioso

Situated in the extreme northeast of Portugal and integrated into the Cold Earth transmontana, the municipality of Vimioso presents a landscape that alternates between the valleys docked and flattened the tops of the mountains. The valleys of the rivers flavor and apples, whose courses run almost in parallel from North to South, are populated by matos spontaneous with patches of pine and eucalyptus trees, where the cliffs allow. Agriculture, the main activity of the region, prefers the plateaus, where you can find olive groves, vineyards and orchards. With evidence of human presence since prehistoric times in different locations and castros of several parishes, among which stands out the Atalaia, marco historio most significant Vimioso Algoso Castle which, along with other castles in the region, including the de Bragança, Outeiro, Miranda do Douro, Mogadouro, Roias Feathers and the torre da Atalaia, played an important role in the defense of the realm's eastern border. Valuing the fame of Trás-os-Montes, the gastronomy of Vimioso doesn't let these credits by foreign hands. The Smokehouse, our friends at inte (a type of sausage) with peels, the stew of lamb or roast lamb, without forgetting the posts of veal with origins in breed bovine Mirandesa ali exploited, attest to the wisdom of the hands that prepare these delicacies. Accompany with good wine of the County and finish with a sweet, regional homemade cheese and liqueurs whose palate invokes the nature that surrounds us.

Where to eat in Vimioso

Where to sleep in Vimioso

Casa dos Pimentéis
Casa dos Pimentéis

House typically transmontana, located in a quiet location, in full contact with nature. Has six welcoming rooms, a reading room and a TV room. Offers its guest…

Hotel Rural Senhora de Pereiras
Hotel Rural Senhora de Pereiras

3 star

Modern and friendly rural Hotel, located in a rural setting, ideal for those who want to rest. It offers 12 double rooms, a large dining room with a capacity f…

Casa da Janal
Casa da Janal

Small rustic House, very cosy, located in riverbank Angueira. It consists of a kitchen and a common room on the ground floor, and two bedrooms and a bathroom o…

Near Vimioso

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Alfândega da Fé

Alfândega da Fé


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Macedo de Cavaleiros

Macedo de Cavaleiros


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Mogadouro

Mogadouro


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