Near Vila Nova de Cerveira, North Portugal, Portugal.
1 double bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2.
Holidays at O Altinho:
This lovely country cottage is situated in a small Portuguese hamlet just 10 mins drive from the entry into the stunning `Serra de Arga national reserve´. Within this reserve there are beautiful pools and mountain streams for bathing.
Below, in the valley flows the Rio Coura with its “Praia fluvials” (mountain river beaches) and at the river bridge there is a small restaurant offering local cuisine.
The accommodation is dreamy, …….modelled by couple of classical guitarists as their “hideaway nest” , it offers accommodation of a double bedded room, bathroom, lounge…. leading to veranda, stairs to kitchen, dining room, utility room, and patio terrace.
Accomodation & Facilities:
Accomodation type – Self catering
Lounge – Soft seating, Log fire
General – Linen provided, ( no personal towels )
Kitchenette – Fridge, 4 oven hob, toaster, wash m/c
Dining Room – Seating for 4
Bathroom – 1 bathroom
Bedrooms – 1 bedroom with double bed
Outside – terrace, garden, private parking, bbq area
Suitability – pets not allowed
Local Activities – swimming, walking, cycling, fishing, golf
Easily connected via the new motorways. You are ideally situated for trips into Spanish Galicia to the north, and the Peneda Geres national park to the east. The pretty town of Vila Nova de Cerveira with its daily fruit and fish market , is approx.10 kilometres away. The fortified town of Valenca is only a 30 minute drive.
This northern most province is considered the Portuguese garden of Eden and also the gateway to their hospitality. The summer months bring local fiestas and folklore with street dancing, barbecued sardines, regional cheeses, and local ‘vinho verde’ wines. ………Simplicity of life amid beautiful surroundings.
Local water sports and sandy beaches within 15 minutes drive.
Distance from The Airports ………Approximately
Oporto airport in Portugal is 1hr.30
Lisbon airport in Potugal is 4 hrs
Vigo airport in Spain is 1hr.30
Santiago airport in Spain is 2 hrs.