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Rua Coronel Álvaro Cepeda n.º1 Gimonde 5300—553 Bragança * Portugal

Telef. +351 273 302 510 Fax. +351 273 302 511

GPS: N 41º 48’ 159’’ W 6º 41’ 795’’


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Typical Restaurant D. Roberto

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Typical Restaurant D. Roberto

Located in the Village of Gimonde, one of the many entrance ways to the Natural Park of Montesinho, the A. Montesinho Group is part of the Transmontana Terra Fria Region - one of the most privileged regions of Portugal, in what concerns Protected areas – where the nature and the gastronomy are outstanding. The Group activity took its first steps with the Roberto’s Pub, with a gastronomic offer of quality and regional products which goes back to 1935 made by the hand of “D. Beatriz” and “Tio Roberto”. The Quinta das Covas, a current reference unit in the Region is the second valence of the Group, which combines Agritourism with Events’ organization. From the many multi-purpose spaces, there stand out a banqueting hall with capacity to 700 people and another with capacity to 300 people. The Quinta das Covas has available many leisure areas, where it is possible to practice many outdoor activities such as: soccer, volleyball, Basketball, Pedestrian Trails, MTB, Off-road, Fishing, Canoeing, Equestrianism, Hunting training field and a Shooting field. This unit is complemented with its Regional wine cellar, Typical Restaurant, a Hunter’s Pub and also two Agritourism Houses – The Forno House and the Guieiro House. In every single area there has been a concern to create a connection between the history, tradition and modernity through unique details. In what concerns the lodging, the Group has 6 Houses with an overall of 22 bedrooms, each one equipped with Air Conditioning, Satelite TV, private bathroom and Internet. The goal of the A. Montesinho Group is to deliver quality, innovation, as well as service and products’ diversity, being the main purpose the clients’ satisfaction. Certified enterprise since 2005 by the ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management Systems).

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www.amontesinho.pt geral@amontesinho.pt

Rua Coronel Álvaro Cepeda n.º1 Gimonde 5300—553 Bragança * Portugal

Telef. +351 273 302 510 Fax. +351 273 302 511

GPS: N 41º 48’ 159’’ W 6º 41’ 795’’


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Lodging Capacity 3

House of Forno Type of Room

Room

Maximum capacity

Extra Bed

Location

Twin Room (2 beds)

Faisão

2

No

1st floor

Double Room (1 bed)

Javali

3

1

1st floor

Twin Room (2 beds)

Perdiz

2

No

1st floor

House of Guieiro Type of Room

Room

Maximum capacity

Extra Bed

Location

Twin Room (2 beds)

Castelo

2

No

1st floor

Double Room (1 bed)

Cavalos

3

1

1st floor

Double Room (1 bed)

Carçona

2

No

1st floor

Twin Room (2 beds)

Gimonde

2

No

Ground floor

Room

Maximum capacity

Extra Bed

Location

Twin Room (2 beds)

Rio Douro

4

2

1st floor

Double Room (1 bed)

Rio Frio

2

No

1st floor

Twin Room (2 beds)

Rio Sabor

3

1

1st floor

Twin Room (2 beds)

Rio Igrejas

3

1

Ground floor

Twin Room (2 beds)

Rio Malara

3

1

Ground floor

Room

Maximum capacity

Extra Bed

Location

Twin Room (2 beds)

D. Roberto

2

No

1st floor

Double Room (1 bed)

Rio D´Onor

2

No

1st floor

Twin Room (2 beds)

Riba del Lago

2

No

1st floor

House of Mestra Type of Room

House of Bísaro Type of Room

House of Lúpulo Type of Room

Room

Maximum capacity

Extra Bed

Location

Twin Room (2 beds)

Magnum

4

2

1st floor

Double Room (1 bed)

Galena

2

No

1st floor

Twin Room (2 beds)

Eróica

2

No

1st floor

Double Room (1 bed)

Hallertau

2

No

Ground floor

Twin Room (2 beds)

Nugget

2

No

Ground floor

House of Escola Type of Room

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Room

Maximum capacity

Extra Bed

Location

Twin Room (2 beds)

Palmatória

4

2

2nd floor

Double Room (1 bed)

Métrico

2

No

1st floor

Total of Beds

Total of Rooms

Total Maximum of Guests

Total Extra Bed

30

22

55

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www.amontesinho.pt geral@amontesinho.pt

Rua Coronel Álvaro Cepeda n.º1 Gimonde 5300—553 Bragança * Portugal

Telef. +351 273 302 510 Fax. +351 273 302 511

GPS: N 41º 48’ 159’’ W 6º 41’ 795’’


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I Mestra house 4

Located in the Natural Park of Montesinho, in the village of Gimonde, this gracious rustic House was in other times the House where the teachers sent to this region lived. Today, the House is rebuilt and the ancient teachers no longer live there. Nevertheless, cautious with their duties, the teachers leave to all who passes by homework: To know and cherish the nature and the gastronomy of this one of a kind land.

Come learn this lesson and get to know the most beautiful things we have to offer.


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I Bísaro house 5

In honor of the Bísaro Pork, an autochthonous race of the region recently recovered from its almost extinction, the Bísaro House allows you to combine rest and comfort in a quality environment with the rich gastronomy of the region. With the tradition of the smoked meats, the “D. Roberto” family gives you the opportunity to taste the unique flavors of the Bísaro Race Ham, the bread and garlic sausage, the smoked Pork sausage, the thick Pork sausage, among others flavors of the region.

Come discover the true flavors of Trás-os-Montes.


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I LĂşpulo house 6

Raised in an ancient property of Hop plantation, this House dedicates it its routes. The European hops is a vine traditionally used along with the malt, barley and yeast in manufacture of beer. From the heat of the boiling process, the Hop releases bitter resins which give beer its characteristic flavor.

Come relax in the nature and admire an extent Hopfield.


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I Escola house 7

The Escola House was a single-family detached home located in front of the primary school of the village of Gimonde. Its ancient owners worked in agriculture and back then the House was very humble. This was also the family who supplied the embers for the heating of the Primary School’s little pupils, which was made traditionally through fire pans. Properly recovered the House kept its name and it is currently one of the coziest units of nature tourism of the region.

Come learn this lesson!


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I Forno House 8

Located in the Quinta das Covas, an enterprise of the Group A. Montesinho, the Forno House is an Agritourism unit with high patterns of comfort and commodity. The House was named after the oven where traditionally the bread is baked or the Braganรงano Lamb PDO is roasted, as well as other traditional delicacy of the region. With a swimming pool, a game court and a playground this House is an excellent option to who wants to enjoy the pleasures of the countryside and the nature.

Dip in the swiming pool or feel the warmth of the fireplace. Relax to the sound of the nature.


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I Guieiro House 9

The Guieiro is a Hill upon the Quinta das Covas, where next to the Forno House is the Guieiro House. In times, each work developed in the agriculture was followed by moments of joy. As Belarmino Afonso wrote, “Parties were threw everywhere, mainly at night and with young people.” The Roçada, the Cegada, the Magusto and the Carnival are some examples.

Relieve the stress, breathe pure air from the mountain and enjoy the local gastronomy.


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The typical Restaurant D. Roberto exists there are more than 70 years. Since its beginning, the smoked meats have always been a characteristic of the menus of the D. Roberto’s family. Located in a Transmontana typical house, all the decoration turns around the themes hunting, smoked meats and ancient artifacts from the region. With the evolution of times the Restaurant has been remodeled and adjusted, presenting today a configuration that allows it to be a reference in the region and one of the few typical certified restaurants. The Restaurant has four distinct spaces, two restaurant halls, the typical Pub, where many regional delicacies can be tasted, and the regional products store where it is possible to have tasting experiences and buy regional products.

Hall Capacity D. Roberto Hall

Javali hall (1st floor)

Typical Pub

Regional Products Store

30 pax

40 pax

15 pax

40 pax


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Our Specialities: Appetizer: Alheira Chouriça-Vinhais “IGP” Salpicão-Vinhais “IGP” Bísaro race Ham Pisperno Orelha c/Alcaparras

Bragançano Lamb “ DOP ”: Caldeirada Assado no Forno Costeletas na Brasa

Montesinho Lamb:

Soup: Chicken soup Meat soup Dried beans soup* (1) Migas de Alheira* (2)

Caldeirada Assado no Forno Costeletas na Brasa

Fish:

Smoked sausages:

Peixinhos do Rio Truta de Escabeche Bacalhau c/Grão de Bico

Hunting dishes: Partridge* (9) Pheasant Boar Rice Boar with Port wine* (6) Have

Poultry: Cabidela de Pica no Chão Duck Turkey

Veal: Aba Grossa Rodilhão Posta à D. Roberto

Dried beans soup*(1)

Azedo c/Grelos* (4) Butelo c/Cascas* (3) (5)

Bísaro Pork: Trilogia: (Secretos, Lombinho Assado, e Costela) Chichos Lombinho c/ Castanhas Leitão de Raça Bísara

Butelo with dried beans

Dessert: Fruit from farm Ewe cheese Jams from “ Quinta das Covas” Quince ice with Port Wine * (7) (8) Chestnut Pudding Sweet Corn cream Sweet Rice

Azedo com grelos *(4)

Awards *(1) – 1st Place “National Gastronomy Prize 2002” *(2) – MH – Tourism National Year 1997/1998 *(3) – MH – Tourism National Year 1997/1998 *(4) – 3rd place “Healthy Menu” 1992 *(5) – 3rd Place “Gastronomy National Prize 2002” *(6) – Silver Diploma - Gastronomy Wine Port 2003 *(7) – Silver Diploma – Gastronomy Wine Port 2003 *(8) 3rd Place “Gastronomy National Prize 2002”

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*(9) – 1st Place “Gastronomy National Prize 2004” CT/AM/04v1.0

www.amontesinho.pt geral@amontesinho.pt

Rua Coronel Álvaro Cepeda n.º1 Gimonde 5300—553 Bragança * Portugal

Telef. +351 273 302 510 Fax. +351 273 302 511

GPS: N 41º 48’ 159’’ W 6º 41’ 795’’


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Groups’ Menus Basic Menu Appetizer (smoked meats, Cheese, bread, among others) Soup Main Course (options*) Desserts (Sweet corn cream with jam, Fruit, icecream, among others) Drinks, coffee, digestifs included

Main Course options: Boar Rice Bragançano Lamb PDO in the oven Pork loin with chestnuts D. Roberto’s Veal steak Cozido à Portuguesa with Butelo and dried Beans

Menu 6 Appetizer (smoked meats, Cheese, bread, among others) Soup Main Course Bacalhau à Lagareiro Pork Loin with Chestnuts Desserts (Sweet corn cream with jam, Fruit, ice-cream, among others) Drinks, coffee, digestifs included Menu 7 Appetizer (thick pork sausage IGP, Smoked Pork sausage IGP, Bísaro Race laminate Ham, ewe cheese from the region, pig’s ear salad with olives, roasted bread and garlic sausage with Wild game meat, Bísaro smoked Pork sausage, olives) Soup ( Dried beans Soup – 1st place “Gastronomy National Prize 2002”) Main Course Trout with black-eyed-peas Bragançano Lamb PDO in the oven Desserts Fruit salad Chestnut pudding Sweet corn cream Drinks, coffee and digestifs included Menu 8 Appetizer (thick pork sausage IGP, Smoked Pork sausage IGP, Bísaro Race laminated ham, Ewe cheese from the region, pig’s ear salad with olives, roasted bread and garlic sausage with Wild game meat, Bísaro smoked Pork sausage, olives) Soup (vegetable soup) Main Course Boar Rice D. Roberto’s Veal steak Desserts Fruit salad Chestnut pudding Sweet corn cream Drinks, coffee and digestifs included

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Rua Coronel Álvaro Cepeda n.º1 Gimonde 5300—553 Bragança * Portugal

Telef. +351 273 302 510 Fax. +351 273 302 511

GPS: N 41º 48’ 159’’ W 6º 41’ 795’’


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Located at 1km from the Village of Gimonde, near the Sabor River, the Quinta das Covas is a reference unit in the region. It has available two Agriourism Houses (the Forno House and the Guieiro House), a banqueting Hall for 700 people, a banqueting Hall for 300 people and other multifaceted Halls to serve and support at the same time many different events. The Quinta das Covas has available many leisure areas, where it is possible to practice many outdoor activities such as: soccer, volleyball, Basketball, Walking Trails, MTB, Off-road, Fishing, Canoeing, Equestrianism, Hunting training field and a Shooting field. This unit is complemented with its Regional wine cellar, a Typical Restaurant, and a Hunter’s Pub. The Quinta das Covas hosts, among other services, Weddings, Baptisms, Holly Communions, family reunions, corporate events, providing for the purpose four basic menus (Douro, Gimonde, Onor and Tês Pontes) which are all susceptible to be personalized.

www.quintadascovas.pt Valences: *Banqueting Hall (700 sits) *Congress Hall (300 sits) *2 Bars (500 sits) *Hunters Pub *Wine Cellar and Typical Restaurant *Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball *Pedestrian, ATB, Off-road Trails *Fishing, Cannoeing, Equestrianism *Training and Hunting field *Shooting field *Swimming pool

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www.amontesinho.pt geral@amontesinho.pt

Rua Coronel Álvaro Cepeda n.º1 Gimonde 5300—553 Bragança * Portugal

Telef. +351 273 302 510 Fax. +351 273 302 511

GPS: N 41º 48’ 159’’ W 6º 41’ 795’’


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Festive Cicle of Trás-os-Montes In Trás-os-Montes, the months of the year are followed by many festivities. The Quinta das Covas, to recover ancestral traditions, presents five thematic parties associated to the agricultural labor, which purpose is to promote traditions, landscapes and above all the rich Transmontana gastronomy. Butelo with dried beans – Carnival Bragançano Lamb – Easter Veal Steak – summer Harvest – autumn Pig slaughter – winter

“ A festa no trabalho tornava apetecidos aqueles convívios laborais. Podia faltar noutros dias, mas no almoço/ jantar da cegada “toda a gente tinha prazer p’ra apresentar o melhor que tinha: presunto, cordeiro, cascanho, orelha, butelo.” It is this way that the historian Belarmino Afonso described the labor in the fields 40 years ago in his research about “Roçadas e Tradições comunitárias no Planalto da Lombada”.

Butelo with dried beans

Bragançano Lamb

Caldo de Cascas* (1)

Pig slaughter

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Rua Coronel Álvaro Cepeda n.º1 Gimonde 5300—553 Bragança * Portugal

Telef. +351 273 302 510 Fax. +351 273 302 511

GPS: N 41º 48’ 159’’ W 6º 41’ 795’’


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Activities: 1.Reception Desk 1.1 - Information about the Montesinho Natural Park (MNP)-

Fauna and Flora 1.2 - Information about the places to visit in the MNP 1.3 - Environmental interpretation 1.4 - Natural and Cultural Patrimony 1.5 - Preservation of the Environment 1.6 - Available lodging 1.7 - Celebrations, Fairs and Pilgrimage 1.8 - Exhibition and sale of craftwork and regional products 1.9 - Diffusion/Tasting of the Regional Gastronomy

2. Trails/ Tracks* 2.1 - Pedestrian 2.1.1 - Gimonde/Labiados/Gimonde (cod.02) 2.1.2– Gimonde/Cabeço do Guieiro/Gimonde (cod.05) 2.1.3 - Gimonde/Malara/Gimonde (cod.07)

2.2 - ATB (All Terrain Bike) 2.2.1 - Gimonde/Malara/Gimonde (cod.07) 2.2.2 - Gimonde/Cabeço do Guieiro/Gimonde (cod.06) 2.2.3 - Gimonde/Labiados/Gimonde (cod.03)

2.3 - Off-Road 2.3.1 - Gimonde/Laivados/Gimonde (cod.01) 2.3.2 - Gimonde/Cabeço do Guieiro/Gimonde (cod.04)

2.4 - Boat and Cannoeing (Outside the MNP area) 2.4.1—Rio Sabor (until 8 km) Gimonde/ Gimonde

2.5 - Equestrian (Outside the MNP area) 2.5.1—Gimonde/Malara/Gimonde (cod.08) 2.5.2—Gimonde/Cabeço do Guieiro/Gimonde (cod.04) 2.5.3—Gimonde/Labiados/Gimonde (cod.10) *Possibility for personalized trails.

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A.Montesinho Turismo Rua Coronel Álvaro Cepeda n.º1 Gimonde 5300—553 Bragança * Portugal www.amontesinho.pt www.quintadascovas.pt geral@amontesinho.pt Telef. +351 273 302 510 Fax. +351 273 302 511

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Located in the Village of Gimonde, one of the many entrance ways to the Natural Park of Montesinho, the A. Montesinho Group is part of the T...