Porto Covo and Points North.

Prawns for lunch, with some delicious Portuguese vinho verde, ‘green wine’.
Porto Covo

Porto Covo is a very relaxed fishing village on the Portuguese coast south of Lisbon. I love the way they place stone seats in the middle of the Main Street.

Main Street, Porto Covo
There is a small harbour at Porto Covo.
Porto Covo Cove.
Another old cove.

There are a load of walkways running along the sandy/rocky coast here.

These flowering succulents were everywhere.
Foz doArelho

After Covo, we moved up the coast to Foz, and parked about 5 metres back from a sand-rimmed lagoon.

Vinho Verde Country

The weather was turning wet and cold so we beetled up to the Douro valley where we stopped the night at Quinta de Lourosa. This is a vineyard where they brew vinho verde, and sparkling white, rosé and red. We had a mini tasting with the delightful owner and have stashed a few bottles away in the boot.

Fortress at Braganca, a border town close to Spain, where we stopped for lunch en route to Valladolid.
Braganca.

Rambling about Europe with the Kray Twins (Colin and Penny).

Posted in 2022 Spring, Foz do Arelho, Lourosa, Porto covo, Portugal
One comment on “Porto Covo and Points North.
  1. Peter Jennings you are posting some shocking awful photos of me!!!! Love ‘The Missus’

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