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Quinta da Aveleda

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N0 2 Rua da Aveleda, Penafiel 4560-570, Portugal
+351 255 718 200
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Classic, elegant winery with amazing food and gorgeous gardens in May

This property was a pit stop on our tour of the country, and it was certainly a highlight. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
chicago90Phoenix
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Beautiful

The gardens are wonderful. Thoroughly enjoyed the history and historic buildings. We also did a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Murray2805
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“vinho verde” (8 reviews)
“wine tasting” (12 reviews)
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N0 2 Rua da Aveleda, Penafiel 4560-570, Portugal
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+351 255 718 200
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"vinho verde"
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"wine tasting"
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"stunning gardens"
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"globus tour"
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"young wine"
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"goat tower"
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"wooden barrels"
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"tapas"
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"wonderful guide"
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"sunny day"
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"douro valley"
in 4 reviews
"goat house"
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"trees"
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"winery"
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"quinta"
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"seals"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property was a pit stop on our tour of the country, and it was certainly a highlight. The grounds in May were extraordinary and all in bloom. The azealas were peaked; the architecture and design of the garden is perfection. Watch out for the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are wonderful. Thoroughly enjoyed the history and historic buildings. We also did a wine tasting of Vinho Verde and cheese. Our favourite river cruise excursion

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend anyone who enjoys wine or beautiful places check this out. You do need to book in advance- we emailed the day before and luckily they had one time left (there are 4 each day if I recall). We were surprised by how expansive...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had seen reviews about hours so we tried to call or email with no response. Since it was not too far out of our way we decided to chance it. We arrived at 12:30 and were told there were no tours until 4:30. In...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

A definite must see. The estate is huge with gardens and follies and goats and swans. So many trees and flowers beginning to bloom. Amazed that only 5 gardeners take care of it. Then there is the winery and the tapas and tasting that we...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went there because we drink this wondeful vinho verde wine at home in the US and wanted to see where it was produced. What a treat! We went to the estate with the incredible gardens, wandering pathways through woods and water features, goat tower,...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

What a tremendous property this is! The trees from all over the world that blooms all year around along side peacocks, swans, and goats. Fountains and ponds spread out throughout the property as well. I was so impressed with the beauty of it all. The...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Beautiful gardens, house, lakes and vineyard!Finish with a nice glass of white wine along with a nice piece of cheese

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

There are some excellent wines in the Douro Valley, not just port. Quinta da Aveleda is one example. But the outstanding feature of a visit to the winery are the wonderful gardens. There are areas of lush vegetation, magnificent trees and delightful arbores and outhouses....More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We stopped at this winery on a Globus Tour of Portugal . The property is magical, some of the gardens reminds you of an Hansen & Gretel story .. Small ponds with swans and houses hidden in the forest that looks like you are in...More

1  Thank cocobay
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carly012
25 March 2017|
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Response from Mats T | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Contact Helena Azevedo at ECOTOURS PORTUGAL amd tell them you were referred by STEVE ....Helena can arrange a private driver for you. Excellent Porto based tour company specializing in tours to the Douro Valley ..
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dariogalex
28 August 2015|
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Response from chrissuekiwi | Reviewed this property |
Booking definitely recommended
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