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Hotel description
Pousada
RUA COMMENDADOR JOSE RUFINO, Alijo, Portugal

The pousada acquired its name from a young man by the name of Barao Forrester (1809-1862), who also plays an important part in the history of port. He was a cartographer and artist and was a purist in his desire to keep port as a wine unfortified by brandy. In the Pousada there is a drawing room, a central dining room with mirrored doors, a card room on the lower garden level as well as a bar with a wonderful collection of port. 08/08 mp

Located in the old village of Alijó, heart of the Douro Wine Region among the famous "quintas", small estates where the Port Wine vineyards grow in terraces. It enjoys a pleasant view of the countryside and vineyards.

Pastel colours cover the walls giving the rooms a peaceful feeling.

White facade with traditional balconies overlooking the swimming-pool surrounded by grass gardens.

The food and service is excellent.Specialties are bacalhau and pickled peixinhnos. Alijo, the town, produces a good and fruity moscatel wine which is not widely known and is most fervently recommended.

Medium sized lobby area with comfortable seating.

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Hotel Facilities

Tennis court Outdoor swimming pool Air conditioning Mini-bar Hair dryer Car parking