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The Pousada

The Pousada at dusk

Near the Vila Formoso border and within the old walls of the village you will find the Pousada of Almeida. It reveals, in spite of its modern atmosphere and spacious rooms, the historical and cultural grandiosity of the village of Almeida, now a classified National Heritage.

History of Almeida:

The council of Almeida presents some evidences of human presence since the Paleolithic, having detected cities of the Bronze and Iron Age, as well as evidence of Roman presence.

But it was in the Medieval period that this territory suffered a great evolution, the consequence of its location near the border of the Portuguese territory and the creation of the councils guaranteeing the occupation of this region.

For a long period of time, the Côa River defined the border between Portugal and the Kingdom of Leão. In 1297, with the Alcanices settlement, by the king D. Dinis, the east territories in Portugal were definitely integrated.  With this larger region, Almeida and Castelo Bom received greater strategic importance.

Nowadays, the council of Almeida has three of the councils created in the Middle Ages. The village with the same name is located in the Mesas Upeland, 7km far from the border of Spain. The council presents a great historical fortune based in the existence of two medieval villages, Castelo de Mendo and Castelo Bom, and the historical village of Almeida.

Rooms

One of the rooms of the Pousada

The Pousada has 21 rooms, of which one has facilities for disabled people.

The rooms have the following equipment:

Gastronomy

Restaurant of the Pousada
Specialty Restaurant Menu
Weddings & Other Events

Space is defined by the view over the Walls and the Historic Village of Almeida, the natural light and the existence of a big terrace and wide windowed surfaces. Maximum capacity of 150 people in the restaurant.

Activities

Pousada's Lounge
at the Pousada
outside the Pousada
Fairs and Markets:

Location

Pousada Road sign The Pousada is situated in Almeida, 220 km from Oporto near the Spanish border.
Interesting Places:
Nearest Pousadas:
Front view of the Pousada
Pousada's Esplanada

Rates

BEST RATES GUARANTEED
Your reservation is guaranteed to have the best rate available on the Internet. If you find within 24 hours of booking a lower rate for our pousadas on another website for the same room type, dates, and payment requirements we will match this rate.
Prices in Euros
per room, per night including breakfast
22/09/09
31/03/10
05/04/10
15/07/10
16/07/10
11/09/10 and Easter (1-4/04/10)
12/09/10
31/10/10
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Double
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*Rates vary according to the pousada availability, please double check rates when booking.

Single occupancy 12.00€ discount

Cancellations: First night will be charged if reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival date. No-Shows: Entire stay will be charged.

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