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Herdade do Touril

A wonderfully authentic place in the Alentejo region, south-west Portugal, where the employees are super friendly and welcoming, the rooms are comfortable and very decently priced. Above all, the surroundings are spectacular! I feel that Costa Vicentina is one of the most beautiful, spectacular coastlines in Europe!

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Longing for the Douro Valley... Saudades!

Last September I visited the Douro Valley again. This time, I had been invited to join a press trip. Usually, I’m a bit hesitant when it comes to such invitations – especially since Local Hideaways is a collection of accommodations carefully selected and visited by myself…And I want to remain as independent as possible. But, having been to the Douro region before and considering the fact that I already had one Local Hideaway there, I took my chances. And I didn’t regret it for second!