Top things to do in Western Peneda-Gerês

Castle in Western Peneda-Gerês

Castelo de Lindoso

Built during the reign of Afonso III, this 13th-century castle 5km from the Spanish border long served as a key Portuguese military outpost. These days it's one of Peneda-Gerês' most photogenic attractions, with a v…
Portuguese in Western Peneda-Gerês

Restaurante Videira

Locals rave about Videira’s authentic regional smoked meats and sausage and the homemade mainstays made with cachena veal. The shady, arched patio of this family-run tavern is outfitted with sturdy, polished wooden …
Portuguese in Western Peneda-Gerês

Saber ao Borralho

This handsomely set place features excellent local dishes like the Minho barrosã steak as well as codfish dishes and a tempting dessert counter. Village house rentals are available here (€50 per night).
Portuguese in Western Peneda-Gerês

Espigueiro de Soajo

This modern place serving terrific Minho meat has outdoor seating on a vine-covered terrace. Management is English-speaking (local by way of Boston) and very friendly. It’s about 200m north of Soajo's centre on the …