The International Douro, with its Natural Park with more than 85.000 ha of protected area. An amazing natural scenery marked by the Douro river. Visit Almofala and Arribas do Águeda, go on a cruise along the Douro valley, leaving from Barca d’Alva, watch the Ribeira do Mosteiro and let yourself be dazzled by the stunning landscape you can see from Penedo Dourão.
Almeida is also an Historical Village. As a bordering village, it is characterized by its extraordinary defensive wall which presents a geometrically perfect twelve point star shape.
In Castelo Rodrigo, “Sabores do Castelo” offers a wide variety of local products which includes jams, wine and the tasty olive oil from the region.
Where to eat:
Casa da Irene - Located in Malpartida, Mrs. Irene, owner and cooker, offers fabulous tradicional home made food.
O Lagar - A typical restaurant created from the restoration of an old oil-press.