1720 | Quinta da Cancela

Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Rua Liberdade, Guimaraes, Braga 4805, Portugal

The Space

We invite you to visit us at our 18th century family estate, dating back to 1720.
We have 4 rooms accommodating 2 people each and one cottage accommodating 2+2 youngsters.
There is a beautiful house, gardens and vineyard, where we grow our own red wine !!
We are sure that you will enjoy our family history, the wine & food and our Portuguese hospitality.

THE PRICE MENTIONED IS PER ROOM. LARGE GROUPS/FAMILIES CONSULT FOR SPECIAL RATES

Within the property, we have an outdoor swimming pool available for summer use. He also have bicycles for you to take a ride and there also numerous paths for you to take a stroll around the property. Outside, our ample gardens may also provide an opportunity for you to unwind from everyday life.

If you want to take it slow and rest, there is a Library / Reading Room, with billiards.

At the end of the summer, we have a very special event. THE WINE !! You can experience the Grapes Harvesting, the Wine Making and later in winter, the Wine Bottling. You will certainly enjoy your stay !!!!

Historic and Interesting nearby Cities:

Quinta da Cancela is a fabulous place to relax and do nothing, or is a central departure place for exploring northern Portugal.

Citânia de Briteiros, a spectacular Cheltic village Archeological Site, and an Archelogy Museum just 7 km away, with a stunning view over the region. You can walk, ride a bike or drive there.
Guimarães, cradle of the nation, the first Poruguese Capital;
Braga, the city of the Bishops, with beautiful monuments, shopping and dating back from romam times, when it was called Bracara Augusta;
Porto; the "capital of the North", beautiful city, with riverside area rated as "World Heritage " By Unesco with a possibility of river trips on the Douro River, where Port wine comes from.
Possibility also of 2, 3 day expedition to Lisbon, Cascais and Sintra which is 3,5h drive from the Quinta. Leaving in the morning, arriving at Lunch time in Lisbon.
Wine & Dine

We have a few suggestions of very nice restaurants for you to enjoy the best of our foods & wines. Just go for the food, or enjoy our proposed tours, and stop on proposed restaurants to have recommended dishes at each one.

Looking forward to see you !!

Juliana & Arthur

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
  • Arthur is an amazing host. This isn't a typical air b&b place (an apartment, a room) this is an actual professional b&b. The grounds are beautiful. He has his own vineyard. There is also a beautiful pool. The rooms are really cozy, antique and comfortable.

    Arthur couldn't be a nicer guy. He is very focused on the experience of the guest. He greeted us with fresh lemonade (lemons from his tress!). The breakfast he prepared was fresh, light and delicious . Almost everything was homemade or from a neighbor/relative.

    Also, talking to Arthur about Portugal really enriched our experience. He is incredibly knowledgable about food, history, current events etc. Talking to him was worth staying there alone. He was very good with recommendations of the surrounding area.

    Please note that you do need a car to get here. But well worth it.

    Arthur explained that he recently joined airbnb. You can read his other glowing reviews at trip advisor. I would find it very hard for someone to say a bad word about him. Takes being a host very seriously and it shows!

    Would love to come back again for the grape harvest!

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    September 2012
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We invite you to visit us at our 18th century family estate, dating back to 1720. There is a beautiful house, gardens and vineyard, where we grow our own red wine !! We are sure that you will enjoy our family history, the wine & food and our Portuguese hospitality. Looking forward to see you !! Juliana & Arthur
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