QUINTA DE CORTINHAS - PAÇÔ, ARCOS DE VALDEVEZ
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.
Lugar de Cortinhas - Paçô
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