Hotel Montalegre ****

Situated in the Peneda Geres National Park, this former jail in the centre of Montalegre offers modern rooms and a heated indoor pool. The regional restaurant serves a breakfast buffet.

Equipped with air conditioning and satellite TV, all rooms at Montalegre Hotel come with a minibar and private bathroom. The rooms have parquet floors and wooden furniture.

Guests can taste grilled veal in Montalegre’s Machado Restaurant. There is also a terrace for dining that overlooks the surrounding countryside of High Barrosã.

Like the on-site fitness centre, the heated indoor pool and sauna offer some relaxation after a busy day. Guests can also warm up by the fireplace in the bar and have a glass of local wine.

The 24-hour reception staff offers car rentals and an airport shuttle to Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, 100 km away. Chaves is a 1-hour drive away.

With free parking, the hotel is situated a 15-minute drive from the Spanish border. The Montalegre Castle is only 400 metres away.