Category Archives: What to do

Festivities, Markets, Holidays and Sports

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In Portugal, many municipalities hold fortnightly outdoor markets. Thus, sellers participate in several markets per month and buyers can visit the ones that are more convenient to them each week. During late Spring and all of the Summer there are more local festivities, themed markets, popular Saints celebrations and sports events. As a traveler, you can […]

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Our recommendations on the map

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Here it is gathered on single map the various recommendations we make to our guests. From the nearest useful services (such as cafes, pharmacies, ATM and gas station), as the restaurants, to places to visit for their cultural or landscape interest. Down here, by clicking on the corner symbol, the map sections appear – and […]

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Seizing Douro river

Enjoy Douro Stand Up Paddle

Douro river is right here nearby and and there’s a huge wish to spend some time seizing it. Guests yearn for the landscapes, the viewpoints, the wine, the hikes, the mountain and the water streams and the river. Enjoy Douro was born in 2016 and it was with them that we debuted in Stand Up […]

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Going out with the Shepherd

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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July 1 – 3: Tongobriga Roman Market

Mercado Romano de Tongobriga 2016

The Tongobriga Roman Market is now in its 6th edition. It is always a very interesting and fun historical recreation. It has many theatrical performances, representing and portraying typical scenes from a Roman Empire city. This year’s edition takes place next weekend, on July 1, 2 and 3, in the village of Freixo, Marco de Canaveses. The […]

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Monastery of St Andrew in Ancede, Baião

Mosteiro de Santo André de Ancede

Rota do Românico ‘s website is a great resource for any visitor to this region. Do check this virtual visit to the Monastery of St Andrew in Ancede and to the beautiful Chapel called “Sr. do Bom Despacho” – it’s really impressive! We are just 10 km away – it is well worth booking a visit […]

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