Casa da Calcada

| Amarante, Porto, Portugal
 

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  • Overview
  • Location & Map
  • Highlights
  • Amenities
  • World's Best Awards

Overview

Historic hotel set within a landmark building offering two seasonal outdoor pools, gastronomic experiences, and wine quintas. The hotel produces its own wine, and is centrally located for exploring the Douro Valley wine region.
Situated midway between Porto and the Douro Valley, Casa da Calcada is a luxury hotel set within a 16th century palace with golden baroque interiors in the heart of Amarante. Close to the Tamega, Douro, and Mino rivers, the Relais & Chateaux hotel produces Vinho Verde wines, and offers on-site tours of the region's best wine quintas to help guests discern the differences between Tawny, Ruby, White or Vintage Ports.

Guest rooms and suites in the historic landmark building feature romantic styling inspired by baroque design with writing desks, upholstered headboards, plush armchairs, and satellite TVs. There are marble bathrooms with bathrobes, dressing areas with mirrors, and soundproofing. Plus, upgraded rooms overlook the Tamega River and historic center of Amarante.

The Largo do Paço Restaurant was awarded a Michelin star, and offers a complete gastronomic experience with regional and Mediterranean chef-prepared cuisine, along with tasting menu options.

Set amidst gardens, the hotel has two swimming pools—one for children and one for adults. Open from June to September, there are lounge chairs, umbrellas, and a pool bar serving light meals and refreshments.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • Casa da Calcada
  • Largo do Paço, 6
  • Amarante, Porto P-4600-017
  • Portugal

Location Summary
Situated midway between Porto and the Douro Valley (less than an hour drive from either area), Casa da Calcada is a luxury hotel in the heart of Amarante. Ideally located for golfing, exploring the wine region, and gastronomy.

Directions to Hotel
By car: Once in Oporto get to the A4 road and take the exit to Amarante Oriente. Take the first road on the right to the city centre. At the roundabout, turn left to the Parque Forestal. On the second roundabout go directly to the old bridge. The Casa da Calçada – Relais & Châteaux will be directly in front of you.

Highlights

Banquets & Meetings
The property has multiple salon areas for private events.
Fine Dining On Site
Michelin star dining at Largo do Paço Restaurant.
Pool Outdoor
2 seasonal outdoor pools.
Winery Tours
On-site wine quinta tours, plus wine tasting itineraries in the region.

Amenities

Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Outdoor
Available Activities
  • - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Dining
    - Fishing Fly
    - Golfing
    - Horseback Riding
    - Winery Tours

World's Best Awards


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Casa da Calcada
Amarante, Porto, Portugal