CASA DE ALFENA - TRAVASSOS, PÓVOA DE LANHOSO
This elegant 18th century manor house incorporates a number of old goldsmiths workshops that have been turned into a fascinating museum integrated with other amenities. Here you can admire a vast collection of traditional filigree objects, collected by Francisco Carvalho e Sousa for more than 50 years.
Besides the opportunity to discover how traditional gold filigree was made, you will also be offered the choice between strolling through its surrounding beautiful gardens and waterfalls, or taking a refreshing dip in the pool.
Casa de Alfena has five bedrooms to receive guests with comfort and kindness.
Situated in the north bank of the Ave river, this stately home is also near the Peneda Gerês National Park, allowing you to explore this beautiful region, to meet local people and to admire a wide variety of untouchable flora and fauna.
Guests surely weave a delicate memory of twisted threads of gold and silver days spent here.
Aldeia de Baixo - Travassos
This elegant 18th century manor house incorporates a number of old goldsmiths' workshops that have been turned into a fascinating museum integrated with the other amenities. You can while away your leisure hours discovering how the lovely traditional gold filigree was made, stroll through the beautiful gardens and waterfalls, or take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool.
In Solares de Portugal The art of good living , Edições INAPA, 2007