The company was founded on February 3rd 1959.
The main message of RIBADOURO is “The continuation of tradition.” expresses how much we care for wine and traditions from the Northern Portugal.
The production is distributed by four wine brands – Pauliteiros, Mirandum, Lhéngua Mirandesa IGP and Ribeira do Corso DOC. Each wine brand is related to the region’s history.
Cooperativa Agrícola RIBADOURO is located in the region of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro, municipality of Miranda do Douro, in Sendim.
In the beginning the vine-growing region of Trás-os-Montes was a IPR (Indication of Regulated Provenance) region, however in 2006 it became a DOC (Registered Designation of Origin) region.
This vine-growing region is bordered by the Douro region, one of the most ancient wine producing regions, and is divided into three subregions: Chaves, Planalto Mirandês and Valpaços. mapa de região
The vineyards of Planalto Mirandês are located by the Douro river. Due to region’s weather conditions, harsh winters and hot summers, grape production is made without the need of pesticide treatments. The wines produced in the subregion of Planalto Mirandês.
The main varieties of the Planalto Mirandês include the Bastardo, Gouveio, Malvasia Fina, Red Mourisco, Rabo de Ovelha, Red Amarela, Touriga Francesa, Touriga Nacional and Viosinho.
This house in the heart of Montesinho Natural Park, in Vilarinho village, near Baceiro river. In its redevelopment work owners tried to combine the available space with all the requirements for a pleasant stay, was rebuilt obeying traditional style. Situated on a majestic forests of oaks and holms, you can stroll along the paths of the area.
If you enjoy sceneries of mountains and breathtaking colours, and/or if you are a lover of hunting or fishing you will find here a prime location.
The House has 1 bedroom 1 with capacity for 2 + 2 people and 1 T3 with seating for 6 +2 persons, it has 4 bedrooms, two with Private WC and two with shared bathroom, central heating, solar thermal panel for hot water, the porch has the perfect conditions for a barbecue, and during the summer or winter T1 and T3 are 100% independent.
Fully equipped kitchen with all the conditions to cook your own meals.
Parking in the Village at 100mt from the house
Playground at 100mt from home
The usufruct of two bicycles available is free.
Quiet and peaceful place for a holiday in the heart of the Natural Park Montesinho.
Minimum stay: 2 nights.
Water Activities: Fishing.
Land activities: Hiking – Hiking, Hunting, Mountain Bike – MTB.
Noteworthy are several activities that you can perform in the surrounding place of your accommodation:
• Hiking for guidance.
• Mushroom picking.
• MTB rides.
• Trout fishing.
• Observation of animals, roe deer, wild boar and deer, among others.
Barbecue, Terrace, Parking Area, Heating, Internet access, Pets allowed, Guided walks, bicycles available, information about the area, local products on sale, French, Portuguese, Galician, Spanish, Italian, Room suitable for disabled, Internet
Dating back to the 18th century, this quiet residence is situated in the Arribes del Duero Nature Reserve. Featuring an outdoor pool, it also incorporates a spacious garden with a private chapel.
Balconies and flat-screen TVs are standard in all rooms at the Hotel Rural Solar dos Marcos. Each room is air conditioned and features a modern bathroom with a bathtub. Wi-Fi is free.
The 4-star Solar dos Marcos offers a restaurant, where guests can taste popular regional specialties as well as international dishes.
Guests can arrange a donkey ride or go on a boat trip along the Duero River. Other activities include bird watching and hiking. Visitors can also take part in the traditional grape harvest.
The hotel is located in the Bemposta village, 10 minutes’ drive from the Spanish border. Free private parking is possible on site.
Children and extra beds
Free! All children under 6 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a child’s cot/crib.
One child from 7 to 12 years is charged EUR 15 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/children’s cots permitted in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or child’s cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
Hotel Rooms: 9.
Canoeing, Hiking, Cycling.
Services and comforts:
The Convent of Balsamão has a part reserved for guests – House Retreat and Rest of Balsamão with central heating, 37 rooms with private bathroom, lounge andsatellite TV, conference room meetings or seminars, restaurant, bar and party hall for weddings, baptisms and
The retreat house and rest of the Convent of Balsamão, as the name implies, is intended to spiritual retreats, courses, seminars, or simply relaxing a vacation away from the hustle of big cities.
People who are Hosted in the Convent may participate in the prayers of the religious community, if they so wish.
Silence that speaks, refreshing breezes, warm heat, wind that shakes, perfume inebriates, bringing faith, hope it inspires, ignites charity, peace that passes, God who reveals himself!
Vieux of Oranges-trees cloister.
The Convent of Balsamão is located in the north-east, Trás-os-Montes, in the heart of Bragança county, at 57 km from the city, 17 km away from Macedo de Cavaleiros and 4 km from the village of Chacim. The Balsamão hill is watered by river Azibo, in the south, with a small roman bridge lain across, and by the stream of Chacim in the north.
As high as 522 m, the small hill has very particular micro-climate that allows the growth of the orange-tree and the almond-tree, making the landscape astonishing when the bloom starts.
Party hall for weddings.
Facing it you find the Bornes Mountain, once called “honey hill” with its fertile valleys and hillocks. The visitor, among other touristic points, has the chance to see the roman bridges mentioned before, the village of Malta, once a property of the military order with the same name, which is closely connected to the history of Balsamão, the damming of Azibo with
its magnificent fluvial beach.
The Balsamão hill is an isolated place where you can enjoy the beauty of the nature and the silence.
The Historic memory of the convent is compose by the church( sanctuary of our lady of Balsamão), a small and old cloister and the room of the honour-able Frey Casimiro that conquers the tourists by its meaning, beauty and simplicity.
In the Convent lives a religious community, the Marians of the Immaculate Conception who owns the Convent. They offer a shelter for pilgrims and guests. It also develops an activity plan linked to religious matters and studies for religious life and priesthood.
The retreat house at Convento de Balsamão has 37 rooms – all equipped with telephone, restrooms and heating – social and TV rooms, library, museum, conference rooms, cafeteria, restaurant, ballroom, a chapel and a church that has just undertaken a comprehensive restoration.
Activities: Guided tour of the convent including museum, cloisters, chapel and church. All marked hiking trails around the property. Guided visit to the famous beach at the Azibo River, tours to the cities of Macedo de Cavaleiros, Alfândega da Fé, Bragança, Miranda do Douro, Santiago de Compostela in Spain and others.
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