Hotel Quinta do Covanco
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The village of Alenquer, also known as Vila Presépio (because of the big Nativity scene that is displayed in the hillside in Christmas), is located in Portugal's West Coast, a region featuring wide vineyards and hills crowned with windmills, and between a coastline with countless beaches and the beauty of Tagus river. Rooms - Air conditioning, TV and private bathroom, Living/Dining Room - With television and fireplace, Breakfast - Coffee and milk, tea, orange juice, regional bread, croissants, cheese and ham, jam and cakes, Meals by prior arrangement, Bar service, Games Room - Equipped with billiards, snooker, table tennis and dartsTank for bathing, Internet - Free wireless Internet access (in common areas), Laundry - Laundry service available (make your request in advance), Ironing board and iron on request, Hair dryer on request.
Services and terms: Hotel Quinta do Covanco
Standard Room Services
- Air Conditioning
- Satellite TV
- Non-smoker Rooms
- 24 hr Room Service
- Secretarial Service
Location: Hotel Quinta do Covanco
- Take the A1.
- Exit at Alenquer/Carregado.
- Follow the IC2 to Alenquer.
- At the roundabout, take the first to right (Turismo Rural).
- At the next roundabout, turn left.
- At the next roundabout, turn right.
- The Quinta do Covanco is on the left, with 2 big trees at the entrance.
In Alenquer there are several places worth visiting, such as the City Council, the Museum Hipólito Cabaço, where you can see evidence of the palaeolithic period and the ruins of the Castle, whose tower can still be seen today. .
Also nearby are the churches of S. Francisco and of Meca, the Route of the Mills and the Route of the Wine and the Vine where you can taste some of the best wines of the region. The Ascensão (May) fair, the horse fair and the wine fair (September) enable you to sample the gastronomy and the handicrafts of the region.
For sea lovers, there are the beaches of the West Coast, including Consolação and Peniche. here you unwind, soak-up the sun or try your hand at water-sports such as diving, fishing, surfing and canoeing.
Practise your handicap at the local golf courses, such as the Golden Eagle at Rio Maior.