POUSADAS OF PORTUGAL – FLY DRIVE
Visit Portugal from north to south staying in the Pousadas of Portugal, a unique experience that you will never forget. A chain of luxury, traditional or historical hotels in Portugal envied and created in the early 1940s by Government Minister Antonio Ferro also a poet and playwright who had the idea of creating hotels that were both rustic and genuinely Portuguese. His first Pousada was built in Elvas in the Alentejo which would be the first of what Ferro called «small hotels that look nothing like hotels». Places offering a fascinating journey through the Portuguese culture, its traditions and arts. In the Pousadas there is always a story or a secret to tell, a legend or a tradition to recount. There are now several Pousadas installed in historic buildings, castles, convents and monasteries with leisure and culture that include the rich diversification and the best traditions of the regions where they are located. In the 50's, a new designation was added, "Historical Pousadas". The first Pousada created under this new designation was Pousada do Castelo in Obidos
You can discover these places where even time is at rest, from Minho green and rustic valleys to the Trás-os-Montes luxuriant mountains, or to the Alentejo golden plains and the Algarve coast with its fine sand and warm waters. Today, just as half as a century ago, when the first Pousada de Portugal was opened, we still offer you a first quality, modern and original touristic product, which we would like to share with you on a trip through the best kept treasures of our country. We take pride in hosting our guests with the service, comfort and well-being expected; that is why we are sure that when you discover one of the Pousadas, you will get in touch with a magnificent world that will encourage you to come back..You will appreciate what the pousadas have to offer. Also known as the largest restaurant chain of Portugal, Pousadas are famous for their rich and varied gastronomy, revealing the secrets of an old art and recreating the best of the regional gastronomy together with the most genuine Portuguese wines.
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