Casa d'Augusta, a place of agritourism in Portugal

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Welcome to Casa d'Augusta ! This beautiful property with an ancestral history welcomes you in 8 charming suites nestled in 3 independent houses. Everything is thought to offer you a comfortable stay in Portugal. Take advantage of your vacation at the farm to discover the vegetable garden, the permaculture orchard and the animals of the estate. Visit the Douro region, a beautiful valley that borders Portugal and Spain to the north before flowing towards the city of Porto and the Atlantic Ocean. Are you ready to treat yourself to a relaxing, country-style stay in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula 

Why come to Casa d'Augusta? >

8 charming suites in the middle of nature

Casa d'Augusta offers you 8 double suites distributed in 3 independent buildings:

  • Loja dos Vitelos. This house has a double bedroom, a small space with a bunk bed for children and a living room with kitchen;
  • Palheiro House. This building offers beautiful openings to the outside in its living room on the first floor. On the second floor, 2 suites with a double bed and a single bed await you;
  • Casa da Abadia. In the largest of the 3 houses, discover 5 suites for 2 people, a spacious living room with a large piano and a warm atmosphere to welcome your whole family!

It is possible to rent the whole house or each suite separately. Each of the 3 buildings has a living room with fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen.

For your comfort, homemade breakfast is brought to you every morning.

From abbey house to agritourism place

First mentioned in the 13th century as belonging to the abbey of Vila Cha, which employed labor for livestock and agriculture, Casa d'Augusta has remained rooted in its agricultural past.

Today, the estate has become a place of vacation and meetings around the good practices of agritourism. The vegetable garden and orchards are still cultivated with the ancestral techniques of permaculture. Casa d'Augusta has even been awarded the Biosphere Committed Portugal certification.

A relaxing environment to recharge your batteries

In the summer, enjoy the outdoor pool to relax and recharge your batteries after a great day of sightseeing. Young and old alike will love meeting the farm animals : ducks, chickens, 2 donkeys, a dog and a cat live at Casa d'Augusta.

What to do around this place of agritourism in Portugal? >

Enjoy the activities of Casa d'Augusta

The owners of Casa d'Augusta have created a nice selection of activities to make your stay more enjoyable:

  • A 4x4 excursion along the most emblematic roads of the Douro Natural Park to admire the landscapes and observe the flora and fauna;
  • Massages in the garden in the warm season;
  • Gastronomic experiences with meals prepared on demand from delicious local products.

Explore the Douro Natural Park

Straddling the border between Spain and Portugal, this beautiful natural area stretches around the Douro River. Here are some activities to enhance your stay in the park :

  • Take a kayak ride on the Douro to admire the nearly 200-meter-high cliffs that fall into the river's water. The rock walls are home to beautiful local wildlife, such as the golden eagle;
  • Go hiking on one of the many hiking trails to enjoy beautiful views high above the Douro;
  • Go for a mountain bike ride.

Discover Mirando do Douro

With a charming historic center and beautiful buildings, the downtown area of Mirando do Douro, located only 15 minutes from Casa d'Augusta, is worth a visit. Take the opportunity to discover the local Mirandese cuisine.

You may be surprised to learn that the official language of the city is not Portuguese, but Mirandese, a language spoken by 15,000 people in Portugal, including the people of Mirando do Douro.

Are you tempted by a stay at Casa d'Augusta, a pleasant agritourism place in Portugal? Discover the Douro Valley, a place preserved from mass tourism on the Iberian Peninsula.