Knowing the Romanesque Route is to travel to the past is to discover the legends and stories born with the founding of the nation, and nature trails and places full of secular traditions, is to commune with the tranquility of nature, is to know the customs of a people ...
Regardless of the motivations of each visitor, the Romanesque Route of the Vale do Sousa has a wide range of tourist offers, which can be complemented with several suggestions, from cultural to gastronomic adventure tour through the beautiful, or a horseback ride.
Visit the Romanesque monuments is an experience to perform calmly and quietly, over an extended period of time, to fully enjoy the full potential of the region. However, those who have less time available can also get to know the Romanesque Route. So there are several suggestions to discover the architectural and cultural heritage of the Sousa Valley. One is, of course, the most suitable for you.
For more information and bookings, visit the official website of the Romanesque Route of the Vale do Sousa (RRVS): Romanesque Route
Discovering Lousada... and its flavors!
The Gourmet Route of Lousada is an initiative that aims to inform the general public of the county's gastronomy, with their different specialties, local heritage with a visit to monuments and stately homes, and give to visitors and lousadenses moments of conviviality and unique animation.
Available at any time of year, divided into three separate programs, which blend flavors and stories of local people.
09H30 – Breakfast in the field in Thursday's Magantinha
Traditional sweets, fruits, juices, coffees, jams
11H30 – Wine tasting and cheese, the Quinta da Tapada
Green Wine, sparkling wine and cheese
13H00 – Lunch at the Restaurant Rural Quinta de Cedovezas
Suggested dishes: Cod in bread crust or rockets with chestnuts
Visit the Tower of Vilar / Sanctuary of Our Lady Aparecida
16H30 - Snacks of the countryside, at the Quinta de Lourosa
Rojõezinhos, mixed cheeses and sausages, moelinhas, sponge cake and bread
Vinho Verde farm
Price Route 1 – 35,00€
09h30 - Breakfast rural Tea House on Quinta de Cedovezas
Various teas, cakes and pastries, juice and coffee
11h30 - Cheese and wine tasting at Quinta dos Ingleses
Wine tasting, cheese and jam
13h00 - Lunch in a charming atmosphere in the House of Sedoura
Suggested dishes: Codfish "Sedoura House" or the old Duck Rice
View the Chapel of St. Bartholomew and the Tower of Vilar
16h30 - Lunch with a visit by history, the House of Vila Verde
Regional sweets (sponge cake and cookies of love), ham and cheese with wine tasting green farm
Price Route 3 – 35,00€
For more information see: Gourmet Routes of Lousada