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Folgosa is a historic riverside village in the heart of the Alto Douro region, boasting stunning views of the river Douro. From here you are only a short drive from the captivating city of Régua where there is plenty to see and do.
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To indulge in some real local specialties in the Douro Valley region try some of the wonderfully tasting meat dishes, some popular choices are roasted baby goat, wild boar stew and partridge. Fish dishes are also divine as the fish is caught from the Douro river, these are oozing in flavors and are accompanied by freshly grown vegetables. Be sure to try some of the famous ports and wine of the Douro Valley, these are a great way to wash down these delightful dishes.
Peso da Regua is the ideal choice for spending the evening over a good meal and a sampling a glass of locally produced wine, with a good choice of restaurants on offer.
A region full of vineyards, Douro Valley is the ideal place to visit if you enjoy sampling good wine.
The Parque Natural do Alvão is Portugal’s smallest natural park, an area of 8000 mountainous hectares set between Vila Real and Mondim de Basto, around a 50 minute drive from Folgosa. If you enjoy nature and exploring and have a half day to spare, there are two official walks around the Parque.
Situated within an hour and a half drive, the colourful city of Porto is the second largest in Portugal, adorned with medieval relics, tall bell towers and baroque churches, this fascinating city is well worth a visit on your way to your villa. The birthplace of port, Porto has been a long standing mecca for wine enthusiasts, with many wine caves open for tastings. The historic centre, a Unesco World Heritage Site attracts many, with locals mingling on village style plazas lined with old storefronts.
The nearby city of Vila Real can be found within a 35 minute drive and offers a charming and interesting place for a day of exploration, with many quaint buildings housing an array of restaurants and shops.
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