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Harvest Program

Harvest Program

9/30/2016 - 10/15/2016

We reserve you the following program: 1 day of harvest at Quinta da Avessada (collect and transport the grapes for the wine press), guided tour of the Douro Enoteca, tasting wines, traditional lunch at Quinta da Avessada * the steping of grapes and cultural activities, wine tasting of liqueur wines in the Enoteca, snack, boat trip on the Douro river (+/- 2 hours).

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From: €224.00

Romantic Package

Romantic Package

10/2/2016 - 11/9/2016

Spend a romantic and unforgettable day with this program: Welcome drink at the bar *, VIP in room upon arrival **, romantic dinner by the candlelight ***, breakfast served in the room and late check-out (15 hours )

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From: €144.00

A place of charm in the middle of the Douro region...

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."
Barão Restaurant

Barão Restaurant

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.


Rua Comendador José Rufino
5070-031 Alijó - DOURO - PORTUGAL
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