Where is it?
The house is well situated for a 2-country holiday with Spain only 15 minutes away by ferry or road bridge. There are several clean river and sea beaches from 5 minutes to 25 minutes drive, many with lifeguards, beach bars and surf schools. The countryside is green, wooded and hilly with plenty of old forts, churches and ancient villages. Valencia, 25 minutes drive north, has an ancient fortified walled town. Viana do Castelo, 25 minutes drive south has impressive old buildings, narrow cobbled streets and a modern river front with cafes and restaurants. Discover the area by train. Catch the ‘slow’ train at Seixas for short trips and the ‘fast’ train from Caminha for Porto or Vigo (Spain). The service is regular and inexpensive and the views are impressive. Oporto is well worth a visit, especially to the Port wine caves.
The View from the front of the house is the River Minho and the Atlantic Ocean in the distance.Atlantic beaches 5 mins drive. River beaches 5/10 mins walk.
There are also beautiful beaches in Spain a car ferry ride across the River Minho. The ferry can be seen going backwards and forwards from the house.
Golf courses at Ponte de Lima (18) 35 mins drive.
Estella links course 40 mins. Ofir 9 holes. Mondariz (Spain) 18 holes, 1 hour drive.
Manzanada Spain -2/3 hours drive
Special Interest Holidays
Pottery/quilting workshop can be organised, walking and surfing. Kayaking/canoeing and water sking can be arranged.
How to get there
Porto airport is less than an hours drive. Vigo airport is less than an hour away. Santander ferry from Plymouth is 6/7 hours highway drive away.
The house is 5 mins walk from the center of Seixas village. Seixas has a 12/7 bread shop, cafes, hairdressers and restaurants. Caminha town is 3 kms away.
Behind Seixas church there is a fenced off play area for children with swings and slide.
Ideal for bird watchers, walkers, cyclists, surfers, canoeing. Artists.
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