Pilgrim Trails, Slate Villages, Castle Towns, and Douro Valley Vineyards

Lodging

Listed below are our signature accommodations for this trip. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.

Melia Palacio da Lousã

Melia Palacio da Lousã

Days 1 to 2 (2 nights), Lousã, Portugal

Built in the 18th century, this former palace-turned-comfortable-hotel sits in the center of the small village of Lousã. As the first boutique ...

Hotel Berne

Hotel Berne

Days 3 to 4 (2 nights), Manteigas, Portugal

Located at the foot of the Serra da Estrela mountain range, this small, family-run hotel overlooks the quiet town center in the pretty village of ...

The Vintage House

The Vintage House

Days 5 to 6 (2 nights), Pinhão, Portugal

Originally a wine warehouse, the Vintage Hotel is located right on the river in the tiny town of Pinhão. Each guestroom has its own private ...

Aguas do Geres

Aguas do Geres

Day 7 (1 night), Caldas do Gerês, Portugal

The newly renovated Águas do Gerês spa hotel is in the center of the small village of Caldas do Gerês, surrounded by ...

Peneda Hotel

Peneda Hotel

Day 8 (1 night), Gavieira, Portugal

Surrounded by the tranquil beauty of Peneda-Gerês National Park and set near a cascading waterfall, the Peneda Hotel is a renovated former ...

Paco de Calheiros

Paco de Calheiros

Day 9 (1 night), Ponte de Lima, Portugal

The Count of Calheiros will welcome us at this gem of a 17th century palace that he is pleased to call home. Each room in the palace is unique, with ...

Pestana Vintage Porto

Pestana Vintage Porto

Days 10 to 11 (2 nights), Porto, Portugal

The Pestana Porto, set in the heart of Porto’s Old Town, occupies part of a block of 16th, 17th, and 18th century former wine warehouses that ...