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 other gatherings. 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. Balsamão! 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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41.714031, -6.797602

The house has two floors, the living room, kitchen, small service toilet and one of the rooms (disable friendly) are located on the ground floor. The other three rooms are on the first floor, the cistus and the gorse rooms are perfect for a family stay as they have access to the shared balcony ideal for a morning sunny breakfast and reading.

The kitchen is fully equipped with microwaves, fridge with freezer, oven, stove, dish washer, eating and cooking dishes, pots and pans providing the guest all the needed tools to prepare a delicious meal in the house.

Each room is decorated in a simple yet unique way and each have a color matching a plant (that also names the room) all very particular from the northern region of the country. Some of the furniture was restored trying to keep the traditional but with a new touch in a nice dialog with the more modern pieces introduced in the decoration of each room.


Main color: Pastel Purple

Price: 80€ high season

70€ low season (from 15 of October to 30 of April)



Main Color: Green

Price: 80€ high season

70€ low season (from 15 of October to 30 of April)


Main Color: Dark red

Located on the ground floor this room has a private toilet with a bathtub and is disabled friendly.

Price: 80€ high season

70€ low season (from 15 of October to 30 of April)


Main Color: Pastel Yellow

Located in the 1st floor this room has a private toilet and direct access to the shared balcony.

Price: 70€ high season

60€ low season (from 15 of October to 30 of April)

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The House of Caçarelhos is more than a agro-tourism lost in the grandness of the Mirandês plateau. With a familiar management, it was projected to welcome visitors as they were friends.

Located between the town of Vimioso and the city of Miranda do Douro, in the center of the centennial village of Caçarelhos, this agricultural house of typical rustic architecture, adopts the rock and the wood as key points of its sophisticated decoration, linking it to the essence of the place.

It has ten rooms total equipped. The visitors also have access to the library. The enormous and elegant common room, very well decorated bring memory of days of comfort and art, invites you to the fireplace, where a tail piano can temper these moments with surrounding music.

Prices: 75 euros/day

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In the core of the Natural Park Montesinho , at a mountain top with the same name , at 1300 meters altitude , nature asserts itself in full enchantment and adorns herself with all the colors of the artist's Impressionist palette .

An old house full of history and stories , an old Miners Recreation Club house , abandoned in 1980 , now is wearing “new clothes” to meet the requirements of the most refined and exigent nature lovers. Peaceful, full of levely loneliness, and at the same time invigorating.

In the silence of this place stands  the memories of  narratives , objects and sites of old miners , that mingle now with a time of modernity, comfort , warmth and fine exquisite voluptuousness .

The house has two separate floors , with a total of three bedrooms , making an ideal seating for six people.



Entrance, two bedrooms, both with en suite bathroom, living room with fireplace, kitchen and small laundry room and large terrace.



Central heating, full bathroom, TV and DVD player natural light and views over the hills.  Garage for two cars , mobile network



Den with fireplace, kitchenette, bathroom and double bedroom.



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The Casa da Edra is located in the village of Montesinho, center of the natural park with the same name.

It is a warm and comfortable home, where the calm, pleasure and good food combine to transform the days of vacation in real cure for stress.

This idea arose from the desire to preserve what is ours and build a quality tourism, making the region known, with all its capabilities, both in terms of craft and gastronomy. Due to its characteristics rural and mountainous lead to know their great adaptability to the nature tourism, providing hiking, guided tours, cross-country vehicle, walks and bicycle riding, among other relaxing activities.

Located in the hart of the Planalto Mirandês, in the Parque Natural do Douro Internacional, approximately 20 Km from Miranda do Douro and 20 Km from Mogadouro. Agro-tourism L' Curral de l Tiu Pino is composed for a corral, main house with a hall, reading room, kitchen and breakfast room. The first floor has four rooms of couple with private bath and television. *Group package: minimum 10 day stay - 300 euros the house and 150 euros the studio. Average price: 45 to 60 € Services and comforts:

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