Parador de Casa da Insua - 18th century Ancestral Home (5*)
The first Parador to open in Portugal, Casa da Ínsua is an ancestral building dating back to the 18th century, built in typical Baroque style.
The Parador's stylish interiors provide a welcoming atmosphere whilst reflecting the building’s history. Rooms are bright and spacious and the Parador has 5 apartments, perfect for those wanting more spacious accommodation.
The beautiful surrounding gardens feature an array of colourful plants and interesting topiary features, and guests can relax by one of the Parador’s two outdoor pools (open seasonally). The natural surroundings create a peaceful setting, make sure to look out for some of the resident swans and wildlife.
The Parador’s restaurant offers delicious local cuisine and you can enjoy a drink on the terrace.
In addition to the lovely accommodation it provides, Parador de Casa da Ínsua also has a functioning cheese and jam factory, and vineyard. Guests can sample and buy the products, all of which are excellent examples of local specialities.