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“QUINTA DA AVELEDA” Rua da Aveleda, 2 Penafiel +351 255 718 200 www.aveledaportugal.pt

Visit one of the most beautiful Romantic gardens in the region. Discover nooks for pure meditation, while observing secular trees. Take a few moments and admire the 16th-century Manueline [style also known as Portuguese late Gothic, which develops during the reign of King Manuel I (k. 1495-1521)] window where, according to tradition, King João IV (k. 1640-1656) was acclaimed King of Portugal, which was later moved to this estate’s gardens. Add a good wine, the smell of old oak casks and a fantastic cheese... “HONRA DE BARBOSA” Rua da Honra de Barbosa Rans +351 968 065 472 ma.bettencourt@gmail.com

“Honra de Barbosa” is a noble estate founded in the 12th century by Mem Moniz of Ribadouro (c. 1075-1154) the brother of Egas Moniz (1080-1146), known as governor and schoolmaster of the first king of Portugal. It has a central crenelated tower - rebuilt between the 15th and 16th centuries -, which is divided into

two floors and topped by Manueline merlons. Within the perimeter of the “Honra de Barbosa”, you will also find a 17th-century chapel dedicated to the God Child, the old town hall, the jail and the pillory. Your visit to the “Honra de Barbosa” should be booked in advance.

Guide Route of the Romanesque of the Sousa Valley  

An experience embedded in history. A Route founded in the memories of the Romanesque, inviting you on an inspiring journey through places wi...

Guide Route of the Romanesque of the Sousa Valley  

An experience embedded in history. A Route founded in the memories of the Romanesque, inviting you on an inspiring journey through places wi...