PR 3 - Douro`s Vine Terraces

Tabuaço
Description
This circuit provides an accurate portrait of the Tabuaço commune. Rivers, mountains and valleys are the core of a landscape, inevitable marked by the production of the well-know Port Wine in the various Quintas (wine-producing farm complexes) of the region, such as the one of Monte Travesso, which we may visit. Tabuaço is also characteristic by its traditional villages, some of them notable for their Hisory and monuments, as the wine-producing  village of Barcos.
Tabuaço village itself preserves an ancient part of a great architectural beauty, apart from an urban care, where delightful green spaces abound.

Beginning and the end the route: Tabuaço

Passing places: Tabuaço, S. Plácido, Vineyard village of Barcos, Adorigo, Santo Aleixo, Quinta do Monte Travesso, Quinta da Padrela.

Distance: Option A: 9600m
                 Option B: 17000m

Main Interest: Biological, Landscape, Historical and Cultural

Level of Difficulty: Option A: easy
                                Option B: moderate

Approximate duration: Option A: 3:30 hours
                                         Option B: 6 hours

Relief: Option A: 184m
            Option B: 184m


Advised time:all year





Location: Tabuaço
Casa dos Brasão

Casa dos Brasão

Located in the XVII century mansion, Casa do Brasão has 6 rooms with a tradicional  decoration....
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Casa Dos Ruis

Casa Dos Ruis

Reconstructed house, situated in the middle of the village of Tabuaço, overlooking the Garden...
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Cais da Foz Restaurant

Cais da Foz Restaurant

Great view of the river Douro. In the menu stand out the dishes of traditional Portuguese...
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Restaurant "Brasa e Sal"

Restaurant "Brasa e Sal"

"Brasa e Sal" is situated in the town of Tabuaço, in Rua Dr. José de Almeida.The restaurant has...
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