Collected by Isabel E Paul Malonson
Largo Camões, 5100-147 Lamego, Portugal
See our full list of Where to Go in 2015. Museu de Lamego is located in a 17th-century Episcopal palace in the heart of the city, its decoration still reflecting the original tastes of the period. Works from the permanent collection, many of them...
Quinta do Vallado, Vilarinho dos Freires, 5050-364 Peso da Régua, Portugal
The estate was established in 1716 and is located on the banks of the Corgo River, a tributary of the Douro River. The Alto Douro Wine Region was declared, by UNESCO, as a World Heritage site in 2001. You’re welcome to stay for the night, as from...
Table wine is not the first thing that comes to people's mind when they think of Douro valley, the biggest port wine producing region in Portugal, also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Yet when we went to Douro Valley, we were pleasantly surprised by...
R. António Manuel Saraiva 4, 5085-034 Pinhão, Portugal
Located right in front of Douro River and close to the train station of Pinhão, I entered this Vintage House to rest after a trekking in the area. I started in Provesende and I went down towards Pinhão, absorbing the amazing views and the autumn...
Q.ta da Romaneira, 5070 Alijó, Portugal
Set amid terraced vineyards along the banks of the Douro River, the guest rooms at the Romaneira have no phones, TVs, or cell reception. Visitors spend their days hiking the 1,000-acre property, drinking the region’s famous port wines, and...
Q.ta da Aveleda, 4560 Penafiel, Portugal
In the distance, a decadent warehouse is engulfed by the lush green plethora of fauna that makes up the Quinta da Aveleda’s wine estate. Victor, our guide and green wine expert, meticulously inserts the rusted brass key into the wagon size dark...
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