Distrito de Vila Real Travel Guide

  • Regua.
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  • Photo from the streets of Regua.
    Photo from the streets of Regua.
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  • Chaves.
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See all 56 Pinhão Tips
  • Port Wine

    Pinhão Things to Do

    Pinhão means... Porto. So, if you decide to go, do reserve some time, to visit one or more producers, taste and buy according to your preferences (and budget), and, most of it, let your eyes enjoy the landscape, where the beauty of the river marries the geometry of the terraces supporting the vineyards.

  • Hotel Vintage House

    Pinhão Hotels

    We chosed this hotel for its quite and beautiful surroundings, and because its a member of the hotel...

  • Friendly owner and great food at a good...

    Pinhão Restaurants

    Ponto Grande is located on the main street in Pinhao. Opening for dinner at 7:30 - 8:00 pm. Typical chunky table and chairs, tiled walls. A real family ambience, you fell you're at someone's home. We met the owner on the street in the afternoon as I was looking for a menu in the window. He was very nice, spoke English and said come back at 7:30....


Peso da Régua

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  • Visit Quinta da Pacheca.

    Peso da Régua Things to Do

    Visiting the surrounding vinyards at Regua is one of the main sights of this region as this is the very heart of the portwine production.Quinta da Pacheca is one of the best and easiest places to do it as it is located just a couple of kilometers from the town of Regua and it's a 5 minute drive from town or you can even walk to the quinta.The place...

  • Ceramics and caricatures

    Peso da Régua Things to Do

    When I was in Regua – November 2009 – I came across a wonderful exhibition of ceramics and caricatures (sometimes the two categories overlapped) in the public library. Much more interesting than I’d expected. The trompe l’oeil pieces, often with shellfish and insects crawling over plates, etc, were AMAZING. I don’t know how long it is/was meant to...

  • Another typical boat

    Peso da Régua Local Customs

    This is like a typical rabelo boat, those who carry the wine down the river Douro, but this one is doing tourist trips


Vila Real

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  • Great Food

    Vila Real Restaurants

    Great foodGreat Portuguese, Spanish and Swiss dishes at affordable prices in friendly environment. The salad is great, as well as the soup and deserts. The place is run by a family from Northern Spain and Portugal who worked in Switzerland and pride themselves on high standards of hygiene. The location is on the left side of the road from the...

  • Hotel Quality Inn Casa Da Campea

    Vila Real Hotels

    Quality Inn Casa da Campeã is a nice 3 star hotel situated less than 10km from Vila Real. It is...

  • Good traditional Portuguese food

    Vila Real Restaurants

    Restaurant at the Hotel Quality Inn Casa da Campeã is very good. There you may enjoy some traditional food from the North Portugal and also the good wines from the Douro region (Ocotber 2004). Restaurant is not too big so you may reserve ahead as we did – at the reception desk you may choose from the varied menu what you want and order it to a...



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  • By car

    Sabrosa Transportation

    We arrived in Sabrosa driving from Régua. The road is winding through the mountain and provides a beautiful background. The signs are clear and I'm sure you won't get lost. Also, driving from Vila Real it's easy, since there are a lot of signs showing the way to Sabrosa. Once in Sabrosa parking the car it's easy - try the tiny parking space by the...

  • Casa das Pipas

    Sabrosa Hotels

    Portal do Concelho, 5060, Quinta do Portal vineyard, Sabrosa, 5060-909, Portugal

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Location

    Sabrosa Favorites

    Sabrosa is situated in the Vila Real District and in the Douro region - north of Portugal. Sabrosa is situated about 20km of Vila Real and about 110km from Porto, Portugal’s second city, also called “capital of the north”. It is about 410km from Lisbon.



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  • Nice local food

    Chaves Restaurants

    Behind the massive red door of this granite building, you have a huge space filled with wooden tables, portuguese style pavement and barrels in the walls. The food is simple and cheap and there are many tapas to try.

  • Hotel Casino Chaves

    Chaves Hotels

    Lugar do Extremo - Valdanta, Chaves, 5400-581, Portugal

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Pedra Bolideira.

    Chaves Off The Beaten Path

    Pedra Bolideira is a giant granite rock located 18 kilometers outside Chaves.It's just one of many giant rocks in the area, but this one is a little different as it has broken in to two many thousadn years ago and despite weighing several tonnes and being 10 times 3 meters you are able to make it move by giving it a little push.It looks like the...



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  • O Porca de Murça

    Murça Off The Beaten Path

    Douro has a deserved reputation of producing great wines. "Porca de Murça" is one of the most popular, in the cheap range. It's funny, after many years listening to the words of its name without understanding the meaning, to stop at the village, discover what really means that name, and see how, from the statue, we may appreciate the beauty of...

  • A Porca de Murça

    Murça Things to Do

    The sow of Murça has a story:In the 17th century, the village was attacked by a big animal, for many people a bear, for the other a female boar. The farmers joined to hunt her, but the fight was hard, because of the smartness of the animal. In honor to the opponent, the residents of Murça raised the statue of a pig (a male, as easily noticeable...)...

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