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Birdwatching from the window

Recommended for those who like to relax, sitting in the sun, do birdwatching in your own garden and to taste homemade wine. We stayed 5 nights in Casa da Raposeira. We loved the great hospitality from the hosts and their staff. We got a very warm welcome with wine, a nice packed refrigerator. We where invited […]

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Going out with the Shepherd

We went out with the shepherd in Aveloso, Cinfães, in the Montemuro Mountain. This is an activity from TurismoRuralDouro website – to watch the gathering of the village’s sheep and goats, to go out to the moutain with the shepherd responsible on that day and to follow the path set by the flock. First of all, […]

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Apiculture: hives, bees and honey

This year, for the first time, we have hives in Quinta da Bouça! The vital role of bees in the pollination process is widely recognized. It is also known that hives are incredibly organized colonies with very well defined levels of hierarchy and functions. Our Apiary now has a colonial herd of 4 hives. We’re […]

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What guests say….

On this image, the words guests most use to describe their stay at Quinta da Bouça. It’s cute and it makes us very proud  heart Over the year, we collect opinions, sugestions and comments from tourists that spend their vacation at our villas. This word cloud works as a summary for what they appreciated more. […]

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Spring time is here…

Spring is a time of great changes at Quinta da Bouça. The first guests for the next long season are on the way, while we take advantage of the Sun for the Spring cleaning, in the guest houses and outside as well. The vineyards and the apple trees are pruned. The water tanks are being cleaned. […]

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Messages from the younger ones

Our guest books, in each guest house, are full of pleasant and greatful words in short or long messages, which reflect the joy of those who are on vacation and the homesickness of those who are leaving. Today we share with you the messages of the youngest smile Their drawings say everything – what they […]

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This Christmas, offer your next Summer as a gift

These are the gift vouchers with which you may surprise your family this Christmas. Each voucher is unique because each reservation is personalized – it’s your dates in your favorite Guest house with the people who matter you! Contact us so we can help you bring the Summer to your Christmas wink * Holiday sale […]

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To dive in to Nature

This week’s Evasões Magazine highlights the Douro River as a Winter destination. Fortunately, the article covers the whole course of the river, from Foz, near Porto, to the International Douro, near the border with Spain. Evasões was also here at Quinta da Bouça and we greatly appreciate the way they described this area we are in, […]

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“The gate opens and the Farm welcomes us, huge.”

We met Quinta da Bouça after another happy Primavera Sound [junho’16] in Porto. We left the city and came to this special place by narrow and curvy roads, it reminds of my childhood, towards Tras-os-Montes. The gate opens and the Farm welcomes us, huge. Paula showed us some of the guest houses and they’re all […]

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Grape harvest at the farm

Some images from 2016 Grape harvest days at Quinta da Bouça. Because of the heavy and late rains from last Spring, the amount of grapes harvested was much less than the year before… But for those who have already tasted our Vinho Verde, you shouldn’t worry – on a next visit we’ll have enough wine […]

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