Hotel Internacional Porto

Hotel Internacional, Porto

The Hotel Internacional Porto (Book this hotel with Booking.com) is located in the very centre of Porto, a short walk from Aliados Station on the Porto metro.

Hotel Internacional Porto


The three star hotel is situated within an historic 19th century building on a quiet side street off the north-south Av. dos Aliados.

Room rates normally include a fair buffet breakfast and there is good strength Wifi within the rooms. There is also a restaurant and a bar in the wine cellar.

Hotel Internacional Porto Portugal


The hotel is very convenient for both São Bento Station and Aliados metro station making for easy connections to Porto's Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport.

Access - Getting There

Hotel Internacional Porto (Book this hotel with Booking.com)
Rua do Almada, 131
União de Freguesias do Centro
4050 - 037 Porto

Hotel Internacional Porto

Nearby

Being centrally located, the hotel is close to many of Porto's major attractions including Torre dos Clérigos, the Centro Português de FotografiaLivraria Lello, Camara Municipal do Porto (City Hall) and Porto Cathedral.

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Walking in Portugal Book Review

Walking in Portugal Book Review

Walking in Portugal: 40 graded short and multi-day walks throughout the country

Walking in Portugal
Walking in Portugal

by Andrew Mok & Simon Whitmarsh
(Cicerone)
ISBN: 1852848898
Paperback; 264pp
You know some travel guide books are going to be good as soon as you open them and skim through a few pages. Walking in Portugal: 40 graded short and multi-day walks throughout the country by keen world hikers Andrew Mok and Simon Whitmarsh is one of those books. For any travel guide to be a success, especially a walking guide, it needs to answer certain questions. Among these are: does the book have easy to understand and follow maps? Walking in Portugal certainly does. Is the book well organized into sections by area? Check. Do the photographs add to the understanding of the text? Check. Are there sections on what to take and where to purchase maps of the walks? Check again. In addition the first part of the book is full of useful information on what to expect and how to prepare to walk and hike one of Europe's most beautiful countries. There is useful information on Portugal's geology, flora and fauna, weather, food and drink and where to stay. The appendix has a summary of the 40 walks covered in the book. These range from mountain hikes in the Peneda-Gerês National Park in the north of the country to walks in the Algarve region in the south. There is also a list of useful contacts (airlines, maps, accommodation) and a short language section.
The description of the walks themselves is, of course, mostly directions, (very, very detailed directions) and this book is meant to be taken out into the field. It is thus small enough to fit snugly in a pocket or rucksack. However, the text is enlivened by the authors' asides on the history, plants, animals and legends walkers following in their footsteps will discover. Portugal is well-known to visitors for its historic cities and glorious beaches. This excellent book opens up another side of the country and makes it accessible: the rich and diverse landscapes, the empty spaces and wonderful scenery.

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Adega Faustino Chaves

Adega Faustino, Chaves

Adega Faustino, in the historic center of Chaves in northern Portugal, is an atmospheric place for a quick drink, lunch, petiscos (Portuguese tapas) or a more substantial evening meal. The establishment has been in business for over a century.

Adega Faustino, Chaves, Portugal.

The large cobbled-floor space has some huge wine vats behind the bar and the walls are utilized as an impromptu gallery space for local artists. The service is middle-aged masculine and friendly.

Adega Faustino Chaves.

The classic red and white tablecloths cover large communal tables ideal for socializing in groups. The extensive menu includes local salads, presunto ham and grilled main courses. Some of the typical menu items are: alheira sausage, codfish cakes, french fries, grilled octopus, tomato salad and tuna steaks. The portions are not overdone so you can sample a delicious range of typical Portuguese food.

Adega Faustino Chaves.

As well as the art on the walls, Adega Faustino hosts occasional fado evenings. See their website below for details.

Adega Faustino Chaves.

Adega Faustino Chaves.

Access - Getting There

Adega Faustino (adegafaustino.pt)
Travessa Candido dos Reis
Chaves 5400-164, Portugal
Tel: 276 322 142
Hours: 12 pm-12 am (noon-midnight) Monday-Saturday

Adega Faustino Chaves

Wine barrels


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Veneza Hotel Aveiro

Veneza Hotel, Aveiro

The three star Veneza Hotel (Book this hotel with Booking.com), just off the main road that runs down from Aveiro Station in Aveiro is one of the best mid-price range hotels in the town.

Veneza Hotel, Aveiro.
Hotel Exterior
The Veneza's 49 rooms rooms are en-suite, clean and spacious. The hotel offers fine buffet breakfasts and a bar in the evening for drinks and snacks. A complimentary port in the lobby gets each day off to a good start. All the rooms have air-conditioning as well as cable TV.

Veneza Hotel, Aveiro.
Lobby
Free Wifi is available throughout the hotel, which is nicely decorated in traditional style. There is also a garden with seating outside for relaxing al fresco.

Veneza Hotel, Aveiro.
Beds

Access - Getting There

Veneza Hotel (Book this hotel with Booking.com)
Rua Luis Gomes de Carvalho, 23
3800-211 Aveiro

The Veneza Hotel is a five minute walk from Aveiro Station. There is a cafe just across the road from the hotel and the hotel car park is adjacent to the Veneza.

 Veneza Hotel, Aveiro.
Exterior

Veneza Hotel, Aveiro.
Bathroom

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