Hotel Convento da Alpendurada Marco de Canaveses
After more than 20 years of continuous refurbishment the Convento de Alpendurada Hotel offers guests a medieval atmosphere rich in history and culture. Offering 150 rooms, a chapel and lounges with Arabic and Roman influences as well as leisure facilities such as pools, tennis courts, riverside meadows, forests and more than 30 Km. of trails. The perfect place for peace and wellbeing.
Hotel Casa do Loureiro Marco de Canaveses
The 'Casa do Loureiro' is a small traditional farm that aims to became an environmental sustainable rural model. It is a meeting point for the traditional culture, environmental practices and Nature. Organic (biological) certification guarantees the good quality of its products: wine, oranges, olives, chestnuts and walnuts. Sculpted granite walls and medieval roads delimit the ancient buildings. Its construction began on the early XVIII, improved by the end of that century.The main works were inspired by the house style called Pombalina (architecture style developed as a result of the great earthquake of Lisbon, 1755). The Casa do Loureiro has been part of the heritage of the same family for many generations. Therefore the current owners live in the main house as a living museum of everyday life, which saves among others, documents related with its history.It is located in the magnificent landscapes in the Douro valley, 50 km from the city of Oporto.