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Region is a region in central Portugal, and its capital is Coimbra.
Other cities inside this region are Aveiro, Viseu, Leiria, Covilhã,
Castelo Branco, Figueira da Foz, Guarda, Pinhel, Mealhada, Pombal, Tomar,
Abrantes, Torres Vedras, Torres Novas, Peniche, Águeda and Caldas
da Rainha. It is one of seven Regions of Portugal (NUTS II subdivisions).
This is one of the regions of Europe, considered by the European Union
for statistical and geographical purposes.
region’s mountainous border with Spain are a series of fortresses and castles
that once protected the country from its many invaders. Over the centuries,
Moors and Christians, Spaniards and Portuguese have all tried to take these
villages, but their higher elevations usually gave them a distinct advantage.
Here, the more than one dozen fortified frontier villages beckon today’s
visitors to come explore a 900-year history--full of the heroism, epic
battles and romance upon which Portugal struggled to become a nation. Each
village has a fascinating tale of its own to tell. All of their valiant
efforts paid off. Today Portugal boasts the longest-standing border in
all of Europe.
these rural villages, ancient rituals and religious festivals remain popular.
Visitors can sample them and partake in traditional foods such as cheese,
sausages and mountain honey.
In the fortress
town of Almeida, a walk through the narrow cobbled streets can lead a visitor
to the ruins of a once mighty 12-pointed fortress here. One of Portugal’s
many Pousadas—an historic property turned into an inn—is located in Almeida.
In the town of Castelo Rodrigo, a memorial stone marks the place of a fierce
battle in 1664, and visitors can view the remains of the castle, its tower
and a palace here. The town has a small, Gothic church. Just near Castelo
Mendo stands a beautiful bridge built by the Romans.
for more properties in Central Portugal
Sulo Portuguese Chalet Apartment (Ref: 5813) apartment in Macinhata do
x fully equipped chalet apartments. Peace & tranquility-but close enough
for beaches & towns. Sleeps 4-6, conjoined 10-12. Casa Sulo,
Alombada, your holiday destination, is situated in an idyllic rural working
village at the top of a mountain surrounded by the refreshing fragrance
of eucalyptus forests and uninterrupted views over the distant mountains
of the Serra de Arada. It is suitable for all age groups, families, reunions
or just couples who want a relaxing break. However, there is no wheelchair
access. The two self-catering chalet apartments are of the highest standard
with your comfort in mind! From Porto airport take the easy drive
southwards along the A1 / E1 over the river Douro towards Aveiro. This
takes you into the real Portugal with its spectacular scenery, and people
who are famed for their traditional way of life and hospitality.
De Prata Townhouse (Ref: 7965) self-catering villa in Foz Do Arelho
is an attractive, privately owned townhouse with swimming pool in the village
of Foz Do Arelho, on Portugal's unspoilt west coast, about an hour's drive
north of Lisbon and 15 minutes from Obidos and Praia D'El Rey Golf.
Located in a quiet residential development surrounded by pine and eucalyptus
woodlands. Regular size pool and a kids pool, it also has a playground
for the kids. Large house, accomodates up to 8 guests. The spacious
townhouse has a stylish living room and dining room with fireplace and
full fitted kitchen. There are a total of 4 bedrooms, it sleeps 8 people.
The townhouse also has 3 bathrooms, one with a massage tub, 1 is in the
master bedroom. All bedrooms have balconies, the master bedroom's balcony
oversees the pool. Sleeps 8.
Penthouse Apartment (Ref: 63024) Self catering apartment in Nazare
4/6. 2 bedroom penthouse apartment with private extended terrace overlooking
the shared pool and garden. 10 mins walk into Nazare town and beautiful
beaches. Open novelty train ride with tour guide. Nazare Water Park 1km.
Nazare Marina 1.5km.local pubs and resturants.local indoor swimming pool
10 min. walk. Exceptionally spacious T2 penthouse apartment situated in
the traditional fishing village of Nazare (Sitio), set within a quiet location
offering spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean. 10 mins walk to the
outstanding beautiful beaches. Two very large sun terraces offering sunshine
from dawn till dusk, one terrace gives views over the shared pool while
the other offers extended panoramic views over the beautiful beach of Nazare.
A fantastic size lounge with widescreen TV and dining area. Two spacious
bedrooms, modern fully equipped bathroom with mains power shower, fully
fitted cherry Shaker style kitchen with all electrical appliances.
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