A Portuguese Wine & Rural Tourism full of History

Places to Visit

Quinta das Ratoeiras is located within several touristic routes, such as the Wine and the Fresco routes, and amidst many interesting sites - the São Cucufate Roman Ruins and Ermida de Santo António dos Açores, amongst others. Close by are several important wineries, and only 2 km away is the town with which the famous Portuguese navigator, Dom Vasco da Gama, was rewarded for discovering the maritime route to India, and thereafter named count of Vidigueira in 1519 by King Manuel.