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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Visit the Church of Saint Martin - buzzword

The Church of St. Martin, located in the Town of buzzword features Baroque and longitudinal plant comprising a nave, chancel and sacristy. The interior has high choir, the pulpit side of the Gospel and a triumphal arch with perfect round. Altarpiece Mannerist structure, the side altars are Rococo.

Visit the Pelourinho Boat

Visit the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption - Boats

The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, located in the Town of boats, is a medieval temple architecture, Mannerist and Baroque. Longitudinal plant, consisting of nave, a medieval structure, the chancel and the lower close, Mannerist, and sacristy addorsed the front left side, with different covers interiors, wooden trough in the nave and barrel vault false wooden painted wood panel in the main chapel, sparsely lit by windows and cracks in capialço.
The main facade, in gable, with gaps torn in the shaft, composed of carved portal in round arch imposed based on salient, three archivolts, decorated by motifs, and crack, too perfect round. The facades are topped by a cornice and frieze in the chapel and in dogs and cornice on the ship, attesting to their greater antiquity and different eras of construction, and the side ripped through the back door in pointed arch, with taxes raised and decorated by archivolts vegetal and geometric motifs.
On the front left side stands the bell with three ventanas, upper smaller, cornice and topped with pinnacles.
Inside the nave, is preserved and the choir in two arcosolium pointed arch, which houses the tombs particular, a pulpit square, with its canopy, in Mannerist style, wood with inlays of brass, wicker door access line at side of the Gospel. The triumphal arch, perfect round, the pulley is completely covered in baroque style that extends the national structure of the side altars, plant, and a straight shaft, uncharacteristic of structure, but showing an early Mannerist treatment with ribbed trim at the table, and have been refurbished to adapt to the structure of which involved carving the triumphal arch.
To preserve the internal roof painted with hagiographic theme in the main chapel and the sacristy, the panels having been thrown out of the ship.
The altarpiece of the high altar, in gold leaf, plant, and a hollow shaft, is a fine example of Baroque national database preserving the primitive granite. The soffit of the triumphal arch boasts murals decorative character, and you can see in the Tribune House murals wall that marked the headband. It saves dogs decorated in Romanesque interior of the sacristy, on the wall that abuts the main chapel.
This Church is classified as a National Monument.

Visit the Chapel of St. Peter - Boats

The chapel of St. Peter, located in the Town of boats, is a small temple and nineteenth-century vernacular architecture. Of medieval origin, was rebuilt in the nineteenth century. It is a single nave chapel with coverage of two waters, preceded by a small staircase of three steps. It has gabled facade, topped by a cross at the apex of hollow iron and wicker gate line.

Visit the Chapel of Santo Aleixo - Boats

Visit the Chapel of Santa Barbara - Boats

The Chapel of Santa Barbara, located in the Town of boats, is a Mannerist and Baroque architecture. Plant presents longitudinal unique and homogeneous inner cover, wooden trough, scarcely illuminated by a crack in the walls torn right.
The main facade, in gable, is torn by portal yard line, flanked by window and door access to the pulpit outside with full custody of granite. All facades are flanked by wedges of stone, surmounted by pinnacles topped by pyramidal and projecting cornice.
Inside Guard is an interesting late Baroque altarpiece production, only recently polychrome. Saves coffin with the incorrupt body of so-called "Servinha."

Visit the Chapel of St. Mary of Sabroso - Boats

The Chapel of St. Mary of Sabroso, located in the Town of boats, is a temple of Romanesque architecture and XVII Century. It has a single nave and narrower chancel, with coverage in false barrel vault.
The main façade, facing west, is of greater height than the rest, being torn by slightly pointed arch doorway with two archivolts and superiorly by a small crack. He has shot in gable, cut bell surmounted by a cross. The north façade has a rectangular door and shot in cornice. In the body of the chancel, and dog on crack which develops the cornice. The elevation This is blind. In turn, the south elevation is presented in blind body of the craft being torn in the body of the chancel window by capialço, and cornice surmounted by dogs. Along the walls, covers several graves carved with crosses and swords.
The interior boasts the axial pointed arch portal and in the Gospel side, a rectangular door and square pulpit, which has access by stone steps. The front elevation of this second door is blind. The triumphal arch, the pointed arch, is flanked by two altars simple. In addition to other graves, one grave stands out in the transition from centralized to ship the chapel at the entrance of the triumphal arch.
The main chapel has, in the Epistle side, rectangular fenestration. It has wooden polychrome altarpiece of the late sixteenth or early next. The interior covers are false barrel vault killed in wood. Remains are conserved, the main façade, what could have been a porch.

Visit the Calvary - Boats

Visit Walk the Roman Sabroso - Boats

Visit the Pelourinho Arcos (Tabuaço)

Pelourinho Arcos (Tabuaço) was built in the sixteenth century and was rebuilt in 2001. It features a square platform with three steps. On this platform is a square plinth, which part of the stem topped with small prismatic octagonal ring. The capital prismatic octagonal frame is delimited by the concave bottom and the top and crowned by pyramid.

Visit the Mountain Winery - Arches (Tabuaço)

Visit the Church of St. Sylvester - Arches (Tabuaço)

The Church of San Silvestro, located in the Town of Arches (Tabuaço), is very simple and presents Latin inscribe crosses. The chancel is higher, resulting from an intervention in the eighteenth century. The chancel and altar pieces of Souls are gilt and polychrome Baroque country. The baptismal font is fifteenth century building.

Visit the Statue of Our Lady of Fatima - Arches (Tabuaço)

Visit the Cascade Corgo - Arches (Tabuaço)

Visit the Calvary Chapel - Arches (Tabuaço)

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Visit the Chapel of St. Anthony - Arches (Tabuaço)

The Chapel of St. Anthony, located in the Town of Arches (Tabuaço), was built in 1952 and replaced the original church that was demolished.
Inside, the floor is paved, has an elegant font of holy water in the form of a chalice, there is also a granite headstone, inscribed with cover art, perhaps in Hebrew.

Visit the round head - Arches (Tabuaço)

Visit the Quinta do Pôpa - Adorigo

Visit the Church of Our Lady of Conduzende - Adorigo

The Church of Our Lady of Conduzende, located in the Town of Adorigo is a XVII century building which has been expanded in the twentieth century. It has torn the lateral altarpieces in niches in the walls of the nave, which have gilt Mannerist.

Visit the Statue of Saint Martin - Adorigo

Visit the Chapel of the Quinta de Santo António - Adorigo

Monday, August 29, 2011

Visit Rio Tavora - Tabuaço

Rio Tavora Tabuaço across the County, to join the River Douro. On his way by the County can see beautiful scenery and enjoy some river beaches.

Visit the Rio Douro - Tabuaço

The Douro River is the northern border of the County Tabuaço and makes its way through the hills and farms in the region's vineyards offer beautiful landscapes.

visit Tabuaço

Tabuaço is a village in the district of Viseu, with about 1800 inhabitants. It is home to the city with 135.72 km ² and 6,785 inhabitants (2001), subdivided into 17 parishes (Adorigo, bows, boats, platitude, Eager, Grange Tedo, Granjinha, Long, Paradela, Pereiro, Pines, Santa Leocadia , Sendim Tabuaço, Tavora, Vale de Figueira and Valença do Douro). The municipality is bordered to the north by the municipality of Sabrosa, east of Sao Joao da Pesqueira, by Sernancelhe southeast, the southwest by Tondela and west by Armamar.
About 25% of the population works in the tertiary sector, but agriculture remains the sector with the highest weight, about 56% of the workforce. Among the products of greatest economic importance, there is wine and crafts.
The roots of the village date back to Tabuaço times older than the actual Portuguese. During prehistoric times, there were several people who have settled here and developed its action, visible both in the ruins of shelters and settlements, traces of both in tools, such as pottery or primitive lagaretas wineries and olive oil and wine .
Tabuaço offers tasty flavors of traditional knowledge and whose main specialty is the famous goat stuffed with rice and oven, but there is also a great ham and a delicious ball of meat and fish the river in a pickled sauce. Fry also highlight the lamb, the Boar, the rice Cabidela. They are also highly appreciated the sweet chestnut cake and Tabuaço-King, known as the best king cake in the country, but the ball candy, Folar olive oil, Sweet Folar, sponge cake, Matrafões, noodles, Egg pudding, Tareco, Candy Eggs.
Tabuaço Earth is still a good wine but also of excellent olive oil.


The craftsmanship of the county of Tabuaço is closely linked to the construction of parts and tools related to the cultivation of vines and wine production. Thus, basketry, cooperage and tin are the main handicraft arts in the county.

In Town Boat:
Walk the Roman Sabroso
Chapel of Our Lady of Sabroso
Chapel of Santa Barbara
Chapel of St. Alexius
Chapel of St. Peter
Parish Church

In the Parish of cliché:
Church of Saint Martin
In the Town of Eager:
Typical Village Eager
Chapel of Santa Barbara
Church of St. Anthony
Church of Ferry

In the parish of Grange Tedo:
LinkLinkChapel of São Francisco das Chagas
Church of Our Lady of Socorro
Roman Bridge of two arches
Roman Bridge (Bow only)
River Beach
Rio Tedo

In the Town of Granjinha:
Church of Santa Barbara
LinkChurch of Santo Amaro
St. Peter's Monastery of the Eagles
River Beach

In Long Town:
Chapel of Our Lady of Guia
Chapel of Our Lady of Health
Chapel of St. Anthony
Chapel of St. Isidore
Chapel of St. Michael
Chapel of St. Sebastian
Castro Long
Shrine of Our Lady of Health

Paradela In Town:
Chapel of St. Philomena
Chapel of São Mamede
Fountain of São Mamede
Fountain Ribeiro
Roman wine press
Niche of Our Lady of Fatima
Stone Horse

Pereiro in the Parish of:
Church of St. Sebastian

In the Town of Pines:
Chapel of Our Lady of Conception
Chapel of Santa Barbara
Chapel of St. Mary Magdalene
Calvary Chapel of Our Lord
Cabeço rock carvings of the Doves
Church of Santa Eufemia
via Sacra

In the Parish of Santa Leocadia:
Chapel of Our Lady of Health
Roman Bridge

In the Parish of Sendim:
Chapel of Our Lady of Nazareth
Chapel of Our Lady of Good Order
Chapel of St. Mark
Chapel of St. Michael
Church of Santa Maria de Sendim
Picnic Park of Bouções
Sanctuary of Santa Luzia
Tank Community Guedieiros

In the Parish of Tabuaço:
Chapel of Santa Barbara
Chapel of San Placido
Chapel of St. Vincent
Cruise Largo October 5
Church of Our Lady of Conception
Calvary Garden
Garden of Tabuaço
Imaginary Museum of Douro
Municipal Pool

In the Parish of Tavora:
Chapel of Our Lady of Pleasures
Chapel of Santa Barbara
Chapel of St. Anthony
Convent of St. Peter of the Eagles

In the Parish of Vale Figueira:
Head Warrior
Church of Our Lady of the Presentation

In the Parish of Valença do Douro:
Viewpoint of the Fountain Square
Thursday's Pebble

where to Stay
House Coat
Summit house
Quinta da Hazel
Quinta da Padrela
Quinta das Herédias
Quinta de São Luiz
Quinta de San Pedro Eagle
Quinta de Santo António
Quinta do Bom Retiro
Quinta do Monte Naughty
Quinta do Panascal
Quinta do Pégo
Thursday's Pebble
residential Satellite

where to Eat
The Cellar Typical Tuners
The Barrel Cellar Typical
The Forge Pizzeria
Quinta dos Magusteiros
The kitten Restaurant
Restaurant Petisqueira
Restaurant Cruise
Restaurant The tack of Te
Restaurant Residential Satellite
Restaurant Retreat Avenue
Steel Restaurant Table D'

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Visit the Church of Vilela Seca

Visit Dam Penedo - Vilela Tâmega

Visit the Weir River Beach - Vila Verde da Raia

Visit the Roman Bridge of Vila Verde da Raia

The Roman Bridge pedestrian Vila Verde da Raia, also known as "The Arquinho" is located in place of Amedeo, over the Brook Arcosso. Made the connection between Vila Verde da Raia and St. Stephen and Monforte River Free.

Visit the Cruise of the Lord of Miracles - Vila Verde da Raia

Visit the Fountain of Vila Verde da Raia

Visit the Chapel of Our Lady of Miracles - Vila Verde da Raia

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Visit the Chapel of Our Lady of the Snows - Vila Verde da Raia

The Chapel of Our Lady of the Snows, located in the parish of Vila Verde da Raia, was built in the seventeenth century. Inside there are the three statues of Our Lady of the Snows: one at the altar, next to the Gospel, the oldest is in the pulpit that served as corbels, the third picture is of rock, destined to the processions, which is arranged in a glass case in the Baptistery.

Visit the Aero Club Swimming - Vilar de Nantes

Visit the Chapel of Santa Ana - Vilar de Nantes

Visit the Clock Tower - Vidago

Visit the Baths of Vidago

The spa's Vidago, located in the Town Vidago, are inserted in the centenary Vidago Park, where buildings are visible style "belle epoque".
Vidago Vidago Salus II and Power are the three sources from which the water used in spas Vidago. Thermal stress of the practices available to hydropinic (mineral water intake of 3 sources), the techniques for the respiratory tract and the showers and baths, massages or simple. Based on the special characteristics of water and all the calm and tranquility of the park, here there are special programs to enhance the welfare of visitors to this spa - Anti-Stress, Tobacco cessation and weight control.

Visit Tank Olmo - Vidago

Visit the Manor of Axes - Vidago

The Axes of Solar, located in the Town of Vidago is arranged street corner on a street that ends at the central square of the village. It is a Baroque building, built probably in the eighteenth century. This follows the solar planimetry of the most common long house and clean lines in the tradition of mannerism. It features a rectangular plan with a chapel built in the tops. The facades are plastered and painted. The main facade gives access to the residential wing of four floors and two rags, torn by portal yard line on the ground floor and two bay windows on the second floor.

Visit the Shrine of the Upper Cervical - Vidago

Tuesday, August 23, 2011