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“pilgrimage”(2 reviews)
Rio Caldo - Terras de Bouro, Terras de Bouro 4845-024, Portugal
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

We stayed 2 days in this place at the beautiful hotel in front of the church. All the rooms have a balcony looking out on the church. We arrived on a Sunday. Luckily there are special parking places reserved for the hotel guests. The place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lutgarde V
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing place, I was impressed with how small but beautiful this is. The surroundings are also lovely, the nature and the view.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Especially the modern cathedral and the gallery’s around it with tiles showing scenes of Sao Bento’s life and the Bible where interesting. Otherwise some stalls around with regional products. On the side of the old cathedral are covered terraces on 3 levels with many tables...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Eveline V
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The church is part of a religious center situated in a small village. The church is impressing, but the newly built church next to it lacked ambiance and was just - big.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Doris F
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing and comfortable and very friendly hotel. Prime location and very dedicated staff that gave us the perfect recommendations for food and directions for sight seeing. Breakfast was also good with friendly staff.. the views were amazing

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Z_A_JUMA
Reviewed 20 April 2017

this is a small town on the n304 just above the rio cavado. what makes you have to stop here is the massive church complex. this architect seemingly influenced by oriental style has blended together some interesting designs to the three building complex. take about...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We came to visit this place and the rest of the significant spots in Rio Caldo and Canicada. We stopped by in this beautiful church for some time and see the beauty inside and the great view outside. We had our short pose at the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The shrine is interesting but what really impress people are the magnificent panoramic views. Also worth a visit are the tiles panels in the new church depicting Saint Benedict’s life episodes. Enjoy!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Vitor A
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Very peaceful place! The room with a balcony was great to gaze at the stars. Service was outstanding and the food was much better than expected! I can't wait to visit again! 🤗

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank CC_Wolf
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

S Bento Da Porta Aberta is very crowded. The 'old' church isn't really that old nor interesting. The new church is megalomaniac kitch. Parking is hardly possibly and religious industry gets a new meaning at this place. Undoubtedly beautiful views of the surroundings. Better visit...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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