What is Paço d’Anha Farm?
It is a manor farm that belonged to D. Afonso, first duke of Bragança, in the XV century, and in which lived D. António, King of Portugal, in 1580 (learn more about this in this page). Nowadays, the Paço d ´Anha Farm also dedicates itself to the viticulture and “Agroturismo” (Agricultural Tourism) – the guests may watch or co-operate in the farm’s agricultural activity.
Where is it?
The farm and its palace are located in Vila Nova de Anha locality, about 3km from Viana do Castelo town, in the North of Portugal.O Paço de Anha situa-se na localidade de Vila Nova de Anha, cerca de 3 km a sul da cidade de Viana do Castelo.
How do you get there?
Coming from the North (Viana do Castelo)
If you are leaving Viana do Castelo, go over the old bridge of river Lima. After 1km (after the gas station), turn right, and then turn left. Go up the hill and you’ll find the wall of the farm on your left side, after 1.5km.
Vindo do Sul (Porto)
Enter IC1 (or A28) and drive for about 50km, choose the exit plate nr. 11 (indicating Braga, Barcelos); you will find a roundabout where you will turn right. Turn left at almost the end of the road, where is signed the locality centre and Paço d’Anha, and follow the blue plates of TURISMO DE HABITAÇÃO.
Is there a beach near?
Yes, there is. Rodanho’s Beach is only 3 km. from the farm; it is an excellent public beach belonging to the parish, with lovely, wide sand, and very clean.
What about restaurants?
There are good restaurants, with a varied range of prices, in Vila Nova de Anha and Viana do Castelo (about 3km from there).
What can we visit?
Besides Viana do Castelo beaches, you can visit the St Luzia Sanctuary, which artistic beauty is connected to the landscape, with a wonderful sight over the city and the sea. Near, you can also find the National Park Peneda-Gerês, the mountain and the castle of Lindoso, and golf-courses of Estela, Quinta da Barca and Ponte de Lima.
What is its working time?
We can have guests all year.
How many beds are available?
The farm has 8 bedrooms, with capacity for 16 people.
How much does the accommodation cost?
From 45 Euros onwards, including breakfast, everyday cleaning and the usage of kitchen utensils and tableware.
Which languages do you speak?
Nous parlons Français.
We speak English.
Can I bring my dog?
Yes, you can.