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Presentation

Along more than 130 km Douro and Águeda rivers define the natural border between Portugal and Spain. Wildlife, in particular bird species, is quite relevant in an international scale.

More than 86 thousands hectares, spread through within four distinct areas: Miranda do Douro, Mogadouro, Freixo de Espada à Cinta and Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo.

Throughout Douro river you will find a rare community of birds species, within it's natural habitat, such as the black Stork, Royal and Bonneli Eagle and the Egyptian Vulture amongst many others.

Go along through the many high paths of Douro's cliffs which will lead you to many of its amazing seeings.

Places of interess

- Freixo de Espada à Cinta
- Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
- Torre de Moncorvo
- Almeida
- Foz Côa (Palaeolithic engraved rocks)
- Penedo do Durão
- Ribeira do Mosteiro
- Lagoon of Santa Maria de Aguiar
- Monastery de Sta. Maria de Aguiar
- Miranda do Douro
- S. Felices de los Gallegos
- Salamanca

The farm

Based on Douro's right bank and 500m from Barca D'Alva, within the oldest official wine producer region and classified as UNESCO World Heritage. Approximately 85ha of regional cultures: almond, olive, citrines and above all Port wine vineyard.

The group of buildings is composed by the main and the farmer houses as well as the agriculture facilities built up on the first half of the XX'th century.

Architect Alfredo Matos Ferreira is the author of the project which was included in the exhibition "Portuguese Contemporary Architecture" organized by Serralves Foundation and Modern Art Museum and was published in several national and international publications.

The house

The house consists of a T4 with a maximum capacity for 8 guests and can be rented in full or divided in two independent spaces.

The porch

- 2 double room
- 1 bathroom
- 1 living room with fireplace
- 1 lounge mezanine
- 1 Kitchenet
- Central heating
- Ar-conditioning
- Porch for exclusive use

Maximum capacity for 4 guests

Breakfast includes: regional bread, milk, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, jam, honey, butter, cheese and fruit.

The terrace

- 1 double room
- 1 two beds single room
- 1 bathroom
- 1 living room with Kitchenet
- Central heating
- Ar-conditioning
- External patio for exclusive use

Maximum capacity for 4 guests

Breakfast includes: regional bread, milk, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, jam, honey, butter, cheese and fruit.

Activities

The farm provides organized footpaths as well as bycicles, canoes and horses for rent.

The marina in Barca D'Alva allows straight access to the river if you bring your own boat.

Prices

During Christmas, Carnival and Easter Seasons as well as national hollidays all reservations must be for a minimum of 4 nights.
During New Years Eve period reservations will only be accepted for the totality of the house.

Reservations

Pre-deposit reservation:
- After reservation has been confirmed 50% of its totality is required and the remaining should be payed in the check-in act;
- Pre-payment can be done through a bank account or transfer;
- Transactions should be made under the following designation:

Terra D'Alva - Agricultura e Turismo, Lda.

NIB:
0035 2078 0000 8735 930 54

IBAN:
PT50 0035 2078 0000 8735 930 54

BIC SWIFT - CGDIPTPL

Reserve cancelation policy:
- 15 days before the check-in - 30% of the pre-payment;
- Less then 15 days - total loss of the pre-payment.

Porto > Barca D'Alva

- Porto A4 towards Vila Real

- IP4 towards Bragança

- Exit 27 (Miranda do Douro/ Alijó/ IC5)

- Enter IC5

- Exit 10 (Guarda/Miranda do Douro)

Enter IP2 (Guarda/Moncorvo)

- Exit towards Torre de Moncorvo - EN220

- Enter Torre de Moncorvo

- Take road 220 towards Barca d'Alva

- After around 1km turn to the left and take road 325 towards Açoreira

- Drive past Açoreira and Maçores

- After around 3 km turn to the left towards Ligares

- Drive past Ligares straight to Barca d'Alva

- Terra d'Alva - 41º 01´59,88" N - 6º 56´ 07,14" O


- Approximate time 2,45h.

Lisboa > Barca D'Alva

- Lisboa A1, towards Porto (Norte) for about 125km

- Exit 7 (Abrantes/Torres Novas) and take A23 towards Guarda

- Take A25 towards Vilar Formoso

- Exit 32 (Almeida) towards Almeida

- Drive past Almeida towards Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo

- Drive past Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo and after Escalhão straight to Barca d'Alva

- Terra d'Alva - 41º 01´59,88" N - 6º 56´ 07,14" O


Approximate time 3,30h.

Vilar Formoso > Barca D'Alva

- Take Road nº 332 towards Almeida

- Drive past Almeida towards Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo

- Drive past Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo and after Escalhão straight to Barca D'Alva

- Terra d'Alva - 41º 01´59,88" N - 6º 56´ 07,14" O

- Approximate time: 1,13h.

Contacts

Terra d'Alva
Agricultura e Turismo, Lda.

Quinta do Joanamigo
6440-071 Barca d'Alva

Mobile 969673800


info@terradalva.com

terradalva@gmail.com