This property belonged our family has five generations and recently was rebuilt to transform into a cellar of wines with accommodation for tourists. Thus all tourists can taste our wines and stay in a peaceful town, known by the wines and vines. The tourists can also do a walk thought the vinyward around. We will explain all the wine making process and taste our wine and sparklings. Podentes is a pacefull town great for some days with the nature.
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Apartment in Podentes, Nr. Penela, Silver Coast, Portugal - Peaceful Town
- english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
- Calendar last updated:
- 23 Aug 2018
About Ricardo Reis
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
Very pleased with our visit
The house was very clean and comfortable and our hosts Ricardo and Anna were so kind and patient with us - we could not speak Portuguese.
It is situated right in the centre of the lovely village and the villagers were all so friendly.
Would definitely return again and would recommend it to anyone.
George and Pat
Seul point négatif, parle très peu le Français. Kin
Foi uma estadia simpatica !
As condições do alojamento são como diz excepto o facto de não termos tv durante a estadia. Dado que é uma casa que fica um pouco isolada, não existindo nada perto onde passar o serão, um café ou algo assim, e sendo uma zona com pouco acesso a rede móvel, torna -se um pouco aborrecido não ter tv.
Esta também um pouco distânte de todos os servicos, sendo necessario deslocarmo-nos de carro para todos os lugarea.
Não existiu visita as caves ....
Tem condições intsriores mas esta um pouco distante de tudo por isso n foi muito agradavel.
Special interest holidays:
If you come to our apartment in a special day you can enter in our event. We have already made Cuban nights and Fado of Coimbra Nights.
The coast is approx 45 mins easy and picturesque driving. Figueira da Foz is 45 mins and is the largest resort in the Central region. The beach is 1/4 mile from road to shore and has various cafes and bars halfway between the 2. The resort is really lively in the summer months as the Portuguese holiday here. Nazare is about 1hr drive. You will also find loads of unspoilt villages along the coast. We also have an inland beach at Figueiro dos Vinhos.
We are almost halfway between Lisbon (approx 200km) and Oporto airports. We are about 10 minutes off the main A1 motorway which is easily reached from the airports. We will provide you with comprehensive directions on booking.
Ryan Air and TAP fly to Oporto from various European airports and offer great bargains. BA, Easy jet, TAP and KLM are amongst the companies that also fly into Lisbon from various European airports.
Coimbra, historic and cultural 3rd City of Portugal, 25mins.
Penela, quaint market town with market, banks, post office, cafes, bars, restaurants, indoor swimming pool, cinema (all films are in English with subtitles-cost approx 4€), 10mins.
Condeixa, lovely town with fantastic outdoor pools, Intermarche and Lidl supermarkets, restaurants etc, 10mins.
Coinimbriga and Rabacal, recognised as some of the best Roman ruins ever discovered, 10 mins.
Our house is situated in the lovely village of Podentes. We have 3 fresh bread vans that call every day except Sunday. A friendly (and cheap) cafe/bar and a little shop for basics. We are very conveniently situated for Penela, Coimbra, Condeixa and Miranda do Corvo. Whilst we do not have a pool there is no shortage of swimming facilities available close by. Penela has an indoor 50m pool and a children's pool. Condeixa has larger outdoor pools and a cafe. Up in the hills above Penela you will find the natural lake at Louçainha which is free to use. There are BBQ and picnic facilities there and a restaurant which is open in the summer months. At Lousa we have another natural lake in the hills with a restaurant recognised as one of the best in the region. In Pombal (approx 30 mins) you will find an outdoor Waterpark which will provide all day entertainment for the whole family. This area of Portugal is simply stunning with a wealth of things to do and see, unrivalled anywhere else in the country. What's more, as it is relatively unknown and uncommercial you will find prices for food, drink, ice creams, entertainment, pools etc are very, very reasonable.
Booking Notes: All money questions should be talked win the owner by e-mail or telephone/cellphone. Please note that prices are for the house based on 2 people staying. For additional guests there will be a 10€ supplement per person per week. If you wish to make a longer term booking for the winter months, please do contact us for rates. Changeover Day: We would prefer a changeover day of Saturday, but if at all possible we will try to accommodate you especially out of high season. The house will always be available by 6pm on arrival, and we would ask you vacate the house by 10am at the end of your stay.