Quinta da Aveleda is one of the most beautiful farms to visit. From the magnificent gardens, vineyards as far as the eye can see, a century-old winery and a legacy that crosses four wine regions in the country, Quinta da Aveleda is a place not to be missed. Stay at our Palace Hotel & Spa Termas de São […]
The Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Piedade, also known as the Sanctuary of Sameiro, is one of the most famous and visited places in the region, located at the highest point of the beautiful city of Penafiel. The Sanctuary was built in the late 19th century alongside the beautiful Parque Zeferino de Oliveira, popularly known as Jardim […]
Penafiel is 10 km from the Termas de São Vicente. There, the Sameiro sanctuary in Neo-Gothic-Byzantine style is worth visiting; the churches of Misericórdia and Ajuda, from the 18th century; the Benedictine convent of Bustelo, medieval; Quinta da Aveleda, famous for its wines, gardens and monumentality, from the 17th century, the Municipal Museum, etc.
Of the several castros in the municipality of Penafiel, Citânia do Monte Mozinho (Cidade Morta) stands out. Located in Oldrões and Galegos, it is the largest Castro Romano in the Iberian Peninsula. The Povoado do Castro, of oval shape and surrounded by walls - platforms on which the houses were built, will have been inhabited since the first century.25
Entre-os-Rios, a distant village at 3 kms. São Vicente Thermal Spa, is located on the right bank of the confluence of the Douro and Tâmega rivers. The winding and colorful streets, the pier, the beach, the boats, the riverside village, the bridges, the gastronomy, the climate, everything invites us to vacation and rest.