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Quinta De Villar d'Allen

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An invitation to a Portuguese manor

The Allens are extremely thoughtful, gentle and passionate people. You will see an amazing natural... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Virginia Y
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Hong Kong, China
Romantic garden in Porto, off the beaten track, a true gem!

A beautiful garden with lots of history beautifully recounted by the owners Alberto and Isaura... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
50gloria74
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 Jul 2017
“An invitation to a Portuguese manor”
8 Nov 2016
“Romantic garden in Porto, off the beaten track, a true gem!”
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Visit Villar d' Allen estate and its 5 gardens built between 1780 and 1839. First Romantic garden ever built in Portugal (classified as Estate of Public Interest). Guides Tour of the 5 gardens + coffee = 3,50 Plus 9,00 for visiting to the museum and...more
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Rua do Freixo 194, Porto 4300-208, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Allens are extremely thoughtful, gentle and passionate people. You will see an amazing natural garden that's 150 years in the making. They are pockets of different gardens: Oriental; rain forest ferns and tallest pines.

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

A beautiful garden with lots of history beautifully recounted by the owners Alberto and Isaura, both experts in their field that made us feel so welcome. I wish I had found this garden earlier, a true gem in Porto.

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Reviewed 2 November 2014

Our group from Road Scholar were overwhelmed with all that was shard by Alfredo & Isa. The garden, the home and information of 7 generations of family who originally came from England. Truly a site to be experienced and enjoyed! -Mariano from Detroit

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Reviewed 7 April 2014

This Quinta was one of the most charming and tranquil gardens and houses that I have ever visited. Apart from the stunning gardens with the fantastic collection of Camellias the house is full of items of interest and history. The Quinta is still in the...More

3  Thank 330SandraM
Reviewed 15 October 2013

You will not find a more genuine spot in the heart of Porto. This estate populated with unique gardens inspired by the romantic era is breath taking. The owners (Allen's) will give you a private tour of the estate rich in its history and culture....More

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Reviewed 16 August 2013

The family that still lives in this estate has a history that spans 3 centuries in the same house. A visit is gauranteed to give you a glimpse into the past and a chance to live a bit of history. Plus if you are plant...More

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