Stone Cottage is located 2 min walk from Guimaraes Castle and 5 min from the historical town centre .
Fully restored in 2009 we have incorporated traditional stone and terracotta materials with colorful Portuguese pottery and fabrics to create a cozy home from home atmosphere.
The cottage is tastefully decorated and equipped with everything you need to make you feel home from home.
There is a weekly maid cleaning service and all linen / towels are provided.
Comprising 3 beds ( 1 double & 2 singles ) , 2 bathrooms, lounge, kitchen / diner & walled sun terrace with outdoor seating and BBQ area.
Close to all amenities & no car necessary- this is an ideal base for you to explore the North of Portugal.
Declared a world heritage site by Unesco Guimaraes is one of Portugal most historic and visited cities. The town has many well preserved churches, medieval streets and monuments to visit and there is a cable car linking the town with the nearby Penha wooded nature reserve and viewpoint.
In the cottage there is an information pack including guide books and maps which will help you to make the most of your stay - and whether you are interested in either sports, beaches, museums or wine there are plenty of options to choose from.
Less than an hour inland are the beautiful towns of Braga, Ponte de Lima and Amarante ; whilst on the coast you have easy access to the sandy beaches of the Green Coast and the border towns of Viana de Castelo and Valença.
Approxiamately 45 mins away is Oporto which is well worth a visit or following the river inland you can tour the Douro valley and its wineries, whilst walkers and sightseers will delight in the scenery of the nearby Geres mountains.
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Nov 1 2013 - Dec 31 2013
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (Euro) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.