in Portugal,Beira Alta, detached cazinha (cottage) with swimmingpool.
suited for two adults, pets are welcome. Free wifi
Casalena is situated
in the small village Povoa de Sao Cosme, west of the Serra da Estrela.
40 miles N/E of Coimbra with one of the oldest universities of Europe
and 1 = hour drive from the coast.
Povoa is an authentic
peasant village where time seems to have stopped. Donkey-carts, shepherds
and shepherdesses define the village sight. In Povoa you will find a
a roaring nightlife you will not find here. Your shoppings you can buy
in the nearby (10 miles) town Oliveira do Hospital,
a nice town with several banks,cinema and supermarkets. In the neighbourhood
of Povoa are several authentic restaurants.
The beautiful and virgin
nature invites you to walking- and/or horseriding tours. Horses are
for rent in a village 6 miles from Povoa.
In the nearby river
Mondego,you can swim and fish.
Until March you can go skiing on the Serra da Estrela.
the olives are being picked and in september is the harvesting of the
grapes,events where the whole village is helping each other. Of course
you are welcome to help as well.