QUINTA DE PAÇO D'ANHA - VILA NOVA DE ANHA, VIANA DO CASTELO
An outstanding example of 16th century Portuguese architecture, this manor house was once the hiding place of King D. António Prior de Crato in 1580 to escape from persecution by Spanish soldiers. It has been property of the Agorreta family for more than 400 years.
This breathtaking manor house has many superb family heirlooms and rare pieces of antique furniture and the apartments offer complete privacy and tranquillity. The Quinta is also a leading Vinho Verde producer, which can be sampled in the wine cellar and wine aficionados can also benefit here from the picturesque beauty of endless vineyards.
Slip away and relax by the pool or capture a majestic sunset, framed by an unparalleled panoramic view embracing the nearby ocean.
Avenida da Estrada Real - Vila Nova de Anha
Paço d'Anha is an old manor house in the province of Minho, with a simple but mannerial architecture.
It is named Paço d'Anha because D. António Prior do Crato, who was acclaimed King of Portugal, lodged himself here at the time he was persecuted by the spanish soldiers in 1580.
Since its history is known, this means 400 years ago, it belongs to the same family "Agorreta".
The houses wich are registered in "Casa Antigas" are old farming ones, attached to the manor house, with all the characteristics of antiquity, but at the same time with modern confort: electric heating, fireplace and refrigerator. Such houses have ancient furniture adorning them. They have a living-room, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a kitchen or a "kitchenette".
You can drive till the front door; quietness is complete; only disturbed by the nature sounds and the works in the farm. Privacy is complete. If guests want, they can go in and out with all discreption because the houses have their own entrances.
Guests can visit the vineyards and the cellers of the famous VINHO VERDE "PAÇO D'ANHA"; they can enjoy themselves in the wood, tennis, big pond and stone tables for an afternoon snack.