Wine Route in Portugal
Portugal’s wine route will provide you an amazing opportunity to discover a pleasure that has been perfected over time.
Padrão dos Descobrimentos
Padrão dos Descobrimentos is a beautiful and imposing monument located in Belém, a few meters from the waters of the Tagus River. It was built during the Salazar dictatorship and inaugurated in 1960 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Infante D. Henrique, o Navegador.
Catedral de Viseu
The Cathedral of Viseu was rebuilt several times, soon has many architectural styles, is built on a rocky promontory that dominates the whole city. It stands out for its two primitive twin towers and its Renaissance facade, with also Manueline details.
Caves da Murganheira
The Murganheira wine-cellars were founded in 1947 and produce around one million botes of sparkling wine every year. The finest national and foreign grape varieties are used in the production process. Grapes are harvested manually thus enabling a good selection of grapes.
Quinta da Pacheca
At Quinta da Pacheca is possible to discover all the richness of Douro Valley Region. Guided on the estate you will discover our history and winemaking process.
Palácio Real dos Duques de Bragança
The Palácio Real dos Duques de Bragança was built in the century XV by D. Afonso, had been the first duque of Bragança. Durinf the Estado Novo. The building was built in a burgundian style that reflects the likes of the duque that were acquired in the trips that he made in Europe.
The Chapel of Bones
The Chapel of Bones is located in the Church of St. Francis and was built in the 17th century by three Franciscan monks who intended to convey the message of the transience of life. The Chapel of Bones is a fascinating chapel with a very particular atmosphere.