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 persecution by Spanish soldiers. It has been property of the Agorreta family for more than 400 years.
Around the house, situated on a south-facing slope with a magnificent view of the village and the sea, small farmhouses have been restored and beautiful, comfortable and well-decorated appartments have been built. It is in this warm atmosphere that guests are welcomed, and can take various walks on the farm, participate in agricultural work or simply enjoy the quietness of the place.
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. It has been property of the Agorreta family for more than 400 years.
You can drive till the front door; quietness is absolute, only disturbed by the nature sounds and the works in the farm. If the guests want to, they can go in and out with all discretion because the houses have their own entrances.
Guests can visit the vineyards and the cellars of the famous VINHO VERDE "PAÇO D'ANHA"; they can enjoy themselves in the woods, tennis court, big pond and stone tables for an afternoon snack.