Pousada Barão de Forrester
in Alijó has deepened its connection to the Douro
and to the history of the oldest demarcated wine region regulated in the world, providing an experience that brings the visitor and guest for the time and space of the "Barão de Forrester".
In the rooms
and in the restaurant
, each room tells a different story about the Douro.
This is the only Pousada de Portugal in the Douro Region
Its name is a tribute to Joseph James Forrester, English businessman based in Portugal during the nineteenth century, in 1855, received from King D. Fernando II the title of Baron, for his dedication to the study and appreciation of the Douro
and the Port wine
"A contemporary ambience, keeping in detail the Douro roots."
The Douro Flavours
The Restaurante “O Barão”
is a meeting space with the Douro flavours. The menu, in terms of the kitchen, enriches the freshness and quality of the meat, the regional sausages, the vegetables, and in terms of the wines, the proximity of Douro, the root of Port Wine.
Located inside the Pousada Barão de Forrester, the Restaurant “O Barão” proposes a varied menu inspired by the traditional portuguese cuisine and the use of the local products.