North Portugal

Bed & Breakfast Quinta da Cumieira is a wine producing farm. We are located in the Minho, North Portugal. Porto, the International airport, is just one hour drive from our luxury Bed & Breakfast. The autostrada is a 15 minute drive away and provides easy access to all kind of day trips. An ideal base for touring and exploring this beautiful and unspoilt part of northern Portugal.

Explore the magical unspoilt beauty of North Portugal

The Minho is a well kept secret. Mainly Portuguese people enjoy their holidays here. This beautiful region sits between the Atlantic Ocean and the Douro wine region. There is little tourism here but lots of nature, space and simplicity. It is a land of warm, open-hearted people, where visitors can enjoy the pleasures of markets, beautiful sandy beaches and it’s rich gastronomy. Portugal’s cuisine is as rich and varied as its landscape. The Minho has a very traditional and pure kitchen. It is the home of salted cod, oven roasted goat and cow’s meat from a special local breed. This is also the region of the ‘Vinho Verde’ wine. Unique in the world, the wines are slightly acid, light and fresh, with medium alcohol content and with good digestive properties. They are easy to drink wines, fruity and sparkling.

Enjoy the rich Portugese gastronomy and the unique wines

Explore fascinating medieval villages, historical castles and spectacular mountains. Visit the cultural cities of Braga, Guimarães and Porto. Nearby, the Costa Verde coast is loved for its long stretches of white sand beaches. Get back to nature as you hike or bike through the breathtaking scenery.

While there’s always a good reason why some places become popular, many other places which certainly have lots to offer, are still waiting to be discovered, like the Minho region, in the deep north of Portugal. If you’re thinking of visiting Portugal and looking to discover a non touristic, still unspoilt Portugal, than the Minho region might be something for you.

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