Category Archives: Northern Portugal

A DAY TRIP TO PORTO

We know that navigating in a foreign country can be difficult and disorientating, so we are going to help you reach your dream destinations from our hotels in this new series of blogs. Following the success of our article describing … Continue reading

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5 Beautiful Northern Cities in Portugal You Must See

The north of Portugal has many beautiful sceneries to see. From Stunning architectural marvels to the local fauna and flora, you’ll never run out of places to visit. You can breathe in the fresh air typical of the northern region … Continue reading

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Why You Should Cruise Along the Douro River

If you’re looking for a relaxing experience where you can just sit back and enjoy both the manmade and the natural beauty of Porto and its surrounding locations, then a cruise on the Douro River is right up your alley! … Continue reading

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Porto: European Best Destination 2017

Almost unanimously chosen for the third time, Porto has been voted as European Best Destination 2017. First winning in 2012 and repeating the victory in 2014, Porto has been a destination of choice both nationally and internationally for years. Possessing … Continue reading

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Most Haunted Places in Portugal

With that time of year creeping upon us again, when the days get darker and shorter, the evenings get colder and the fog covers the fields below the full moon; What better atmosphere to celebrate the ghosts, ghouls and the … Continue reading

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Word Heritage Sites in Portugal (Part 2)

Portugal’s rich history is easy to see throughout its cities and villages. The stunning locations on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites include Tomar, Alto Douro, and Madeira in a list with a total of 15 locations. At Pousadas of Portugal we … Continue reading

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Guimarães – Explore the Birthplace of the Portuguese Nation

Strongly associated with the foundation of Portugal, the city of Guimarães was home to major political and military events that culminated in the Battle of São Mamede and led to the independence and origin of a new nation in 1128. … Continue reading

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Experience the Douro River Cruise

People the world over take to cruise ships with the intention of enjoying a holiday at sea and various ports along the way. As tantalising as these ventures may seem, what if you wanted to explore the heart of a … Continue reading

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City Escapes: Northern Portugal

  For many people, holidaying in a city is far from their quiet, romantic idea of the perfect holiday. In fact, cities offer a stunning insight into the elegant and enigmatic history of the country with softly hinted at ideas … Continue reading

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