CASA DO RIBEIRO: The house as it stands today was constructed in the 17th Century by the ancestors of today's residents. The interior is brimming with antique furniture and curios - even its ceilings are a delight to behold, some of them beautifully painted. The floors are not to be missed either, with their 'Arraiolos' rugs; Arraiolos being a town in the alentejo renowned for its elegant hand-woven rugs, with origins in the 18th Century...
HOW TO GET THERE: From Guimarães: Take the EN105 (national road) to Santo Tirso and Porto. After 5 km, when you arrive at Pevidém take the right hand turn to S. Cristovão do Selho. Continue towards S. Cristovão crossing over the bridge. You will come to fork in the road. Take the right hand turn which leads to S. Cristovão do Selho. You will find the house on the left hand side in the village.
From Porto Airport: Take the motorway A3 for Braga, turning off at the km25 for Guimarães. When you arrive in Guimarães take the EN105 to Santo Tirso. (From now on follow the directions from Guimarães).
GPS Coordinates: N 41° 25‘ 02" W 08° 20‘ 49"
Main distances: Airport 45 km; Golf 40 km; Hospital 7 km; Town 7 km; Beach 45 km.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: OPEN FROM MARCH TO NOVEMBER; Chapel, library, gardens, walking, fishing.