Casa da Calcada

Portugal / Amarante / Porto

Located north of Portugal is the pretty town of Amarante, crossed by a river that has peace and is known as one of the most beautiful places in the world. With its green trees and beautiful period buildings, Amarante would provide a framework for fairy tales. At the heart of the village, opposite the river Tamega, the old bridge and the church and convent of Saint Gonçalo, you will discover a huge and imposing palace of the nineteenth century. Completely restored, it houses the boutique hotel Casa da Calçada. Behind its facade lemon yellow, you will be assured of exceptional service and a level of comfort. Be captivated by the majestic rooms, the comfortable and the pool with its beautiful panorama. It even has its own vineyards and wines, you can taste the renowned restaurant of the hotel, the only North of Portugal to feature in the Michelin guide. You will certainly want to enjoy the hotel simply, as long as possible, but it is also well placed for exploring the area. Between two major wine regions, you can not ask for more for the wine tourism. To the northwest lie the historic towns of Braga and Guimarães, Porto is a half-hour west, and the attractions of the Douro region are beginning a few minutes south.