Casa do Picasso
Vila Praia de Ancora area
Web Ref: 3395
From £ 620 per week
At a glance
- Sleeps 6
- 1 Double Bedroom
- 2 Twin Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Beach 2.6km
- Restaurant 1.7km
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Location of Casa do Picasso
Great Things to Do Near Casa do Picasso
Watch the surfboarders with the rosy sun setting on the horizon behind them.
Visit the tiny harbour of Vila Praia de Âncora...
For a gastronomic feast, be sure to buy some of the fresh fish you will see being landed there to cook on your barbecue at home.
Go early to the big Wednesday market in Caminha...
A joy just to wander around the stalls selling everything you can imagine and to watch the crowds shopping.
When it is time for a rest and a coffee find a café on the square Largo do Terreiro...
With its charming fountain, overlooked by a clock tower thiws is a delightful spot.
Take the car ferry from Caminha to A Guarda in Spain. Crossings are every hour and cost just a few euros....
A Guarda is known for having some of the best seafood in Galicia and you can also visit the nearby Santa Tecla mountain to see the stunning views.
Visit the Peneda-Gerês National Park an area of outstanding natural beauty...
Enjoy a day exploring one of the many hiking trails through the park. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife like eagles and wild horses. If your lucky you may even see otters.
Follow the Vinho Verde wine trail along the banks of the Minho...
The valley passes between undulating hills covered with the vines which produce the lightly sparkling and very tasty wine of the region.
Witness a local 'feste' (festival) in the harbour of Vila Praia de Ancora...
The fishermen take their Saint 'Senhora da Agonia' out to sea asking for her blessing upon their fishing nets and their boats for their sons who earn a living at the sea.
Set aside a day to visit the World Heritage city of Porto...
Visit the Planetarium to plot some of those stars you have been watching. Walk down the steep higgledy-piggledy, tiny streets that tumble down to the river Douro. Cross the iron bridge built by Monsieur Eiffel. Visit the port caves to try that famous drink. Then rest your feet and take the Open Top Tour bus for a fabulous view of all the best landmarks.
Sample the local port wine in the port wine lodges in Vila Nova de Gaia...
Just the other side of the Douro river from Porto there are numerous lodges including Taylors, Sandeman's and Grahams and most of them offer tastings and tours.
For fantastic views over the lovely port of Viana do Castelo take the funicular to the church of Santa Luzia...
Climb the dome and look out from the very very top for fantastic views.
Spend a day in Ponte de Lima, one of Portugal's oldest towns spreading lazily along the tree-line banks of the river Lima...
This is a beautiful town, with fine buildings and pretty cobbled squares. Visit on a Monday morning and you may be fortunate enough to witness the local market, which is held on the sandy river beach every other week.
Play golf at the challenging 18 hole course Ponte de Lima...
Enjoy a post game dinner at the restaurant at the Axis hotel on site.
Spend a day lazing on the sands on the beach of the chic coastal village of Moledo...
When you feel the need for some refreshment, a number a smart snack bars lie just behind the beach and form the ideal setting for having a drink whilst looking out to sea and watching the world go by.
Hire Surfboards at Afife, a much sought after spot for keen surfers...
Take lessons at the surf school or simply relax on the sand and watch others ride the waves. Moledo is also a great place for surfing and kite surfing.
Explore the charming fortress town of Valença on the border and only a short drive north. ..
Drive through the ancient archway that leads the way through the impressive town walls to discover cobbled streets and a delightful range of local shops selling the beautifully embroidered linen and towels for which the town is famous.
|Vila Praia de Âncora||5 mins|
|Viana do Castelo||25 mins|
|Ponte de Lima||35 mins|
|Praia dos Caldeirões||5 mins|
|Foz do Minho||15 mins|
|Santiago de Compostela||120 mins|
|A Coruña||150 mins|