The beauty Douro at north of Portugal Douro valley , Douro Terraces – Unesco world heritage area– Un
Relax days to charge batteries
Surely there is not one person amongst us who does not dream of the chance to get away from the city, from the stressful lives we lead caused by children, work schedule and the general hustle and bustle of daily life. As much as we enjoy our day to day lives, a break from our daily routine is important to allow us to recharge our batteries, to face life with new vigour. Away from the stress of the City, the Douro Valley is an ideal place to relax. It is ‘The Tourism of Silence’. This is something sought by generations in ancient monasteries, convents, and cottages, lovingly restored to provide very special destinations for travellers. Our Cottage Vista Alegre is one such place. A stay in Cottage Vista Alegre will offer you the peace of the Douro Valley, and the chance to visit many magical places, without the usual crowds, and a good starting point for exploring the World Heritage Douro region. Everything about the Douro is designed to prevent stress, to be enjoyed at your own pace. The cottage offers plenty of space to relax, to read a book or simply chill out in the sunshine. As well as enjoying the silence, there are plenty of other activities available to you – visiting wine producers, wine and port tasting, excellent dining opportunities, and even extreme sports. Discover the Douro by road, by boat along the Douro river, by train, or even by aeroplane. The important thing is that the silence is there for you when you need it; to be explored alone or in a group. To view the Douro from the waters edge or from the hill top inspires silence in itself – a silence that we should all experience at least once in our lifetime – a lifetime that is in itself too short.