Quintas e Herdades
Owner: Mário Gaspar Leite de Barros Pinto
Accommodation: 3 room(s) Double - From 65 EUR/night
5 room(s) Twin - From 65 EUR/night
Situated in the heart of Alto Minho near the entrance to the Peneda Gerês National Park, in a region of contrasts and unusual beauty, this granite-built house dates back from the beginning of the 20th century. Approached by a shaded driveway, the house is noted for the fine collection of neo-classical glazed tiles.
Francisco Teixeira de Queiroz, a Portuguese writer from the 19th century, ordered the construction of this house. Well-known personalities from Portuguese culture and from politics are attached to tits history After a period of decline, Quinta de Cortinhas belongs now to Mário Caspar Leite de Barros Pinto and its wife Maria da Graça Teixeira de Queiroz, granddaughter of its former founder.
|Airport - 95 km||Beach - 45 km|
|Chemist's shop - 1 km||Golf - 18 km|
|Hospital - 1 km||Restaurant - 1 km|
|Town - 1 km||Train - 45 km|
From Porto: Follow the A3 in direction to Valença/Braga, and leave at km 77 in direction to Arcos de Valdevez. After paying the toll follow the IC28 to Arcos de Valdevez. Leave the IC28 on the exit to Arcos de Valdevez and 2 km after, you will find the gate of Quinta de Cortinhas in your right side, 50 m before a petrol station (GALP).
N 41 ° 50 '06.6 "
W 08 ° 24 '56.6 "
Situated in the heart of the Minho near the entrance to the Peneda-Gerês National Park, a region of contrasting beauty, this granite-built house dates from the beginning of the 20th century. Approached via a shaded driveway, the house is noted for its fine collection of neo-classical glazed tiles.
In “Solares de Portugal – The art of good living”, Edições INAPA, 2007