Things to see and do - Vila Real
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Vila Real :
Unmissable tourist sites
Vila Real Travel guide
Vila Real : Michelin's recommendations
Clustered on a plateau, amidst vines and orchards, Vila Real, the "royal town" is a smart little town embellished by numerous Patrician houses from the 16 and 18C. During the festival of Saint Peter (28-29 June), you can buy beautiful black clay pottery made locally... Vila Real is also famous for its motor racing circuit.
Tourist attractions Vila Real : Things to see and do
Bairro do Marrão
Chestnut trees, vines and orchards tell you of the approaching town of Mateus, famous for the manor house of the Counts of Vila Real and the rosé wine produced on the estate. The manor house ( Solar de Mateus), built in the first half of the 18C is a..
The manor, built in the first half of the 18C by Nicolau Nasoni is a triumph of Baroque architecture. Notice the magnificent ceilings in sculpted wood in the large dining room and in the large salon, the richness of the library and some of the furnit..
This peak, topped by an obelisk is at an altitude of 1,415m. It has a magnificent panoramic view over all the other bare peaks of the Serra.
Hotels Vila Real
Rua D. Pedro de Castro P - 5000 - 669 Vila Real
Offering views over the Marão and Alvão hills, Hotel Miraneve is located in the centre of Vila Real. It features a pub and a restaurant open 24 hours. Wi-Fi and parking are free. Featuring a balcony overlooking the hills, all the air-conditioned roo..
Avenida 1º de Maio, 76 a 78 P - 5000-651 Vila Real
Miracorgo is situated in Vila Real’s historic centre and offers a panoramic restaurant with views of the Corgo River. Hotel Miracorgo’s guest rooms have balconies with views of the river and the surrounding gardens. They include air conditioning, sa..