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    Nestling between the steep sides of the Serra do Marao and the banks of the slow running Rio Tamega, the longest of the tributaries of the River Douro, the attractive town of Amarante is one of the region’s main Vinho Verde producing towns; it is said to have been founded by the Benedictine monk, St Goncalo, back in the 13th century. There’s a pretty granite bridge, a monastery and a lively plaza with some delightful cafés and shops.

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Nestling between the steep sides of the Serra do Marao and the banks of the slow running Rio Tamega, the longest of the tributaries of the River Douro, the attractive town of Amarante is one of the region’s main Vinho Verde producing towns; it is said to have been founded by the Benedictine monk, St Goncalo, back in the 13th century. There’s a pretty granite bridge, a monastery and a lively plaza with some delightful cafés and shops.

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Language:
Portuguese
Currency:
Euro
Local time:
GMT +1 hour
Local airport:
Porto
Flight time:
2 hours 9 minutes

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Casa da Calcada

Located in the picturesque town of Amarante in the Douro Valley, Casa da Calcada Relais & Chateaux overlooks the River Tamega and is a member of prestigious Relaix & Châteaux.

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Casa da Calcada

Located in the picturesque town of Amarante in the Douro Valley, Casa da Calcada Relais & Chateaux overlooks the River Tamega and is a member of prestigious Relaix & Châteaux.

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Local Information

Language:
Portuguese
Currency:
Euro
Local time:
GMT +1 hour
Local airport:
Porto
Flight time:
2 hours 9 minutes

Weather

40

30

20

10

0

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2 2 4 8 9 11 11 11 7 5 3 2
Average daily hours of sun

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