The location of Quinta de Calçada offers a huge variety of activities.


Either walking or cycling through its long trails, enjoy the environment of Peneda-Gerês National Park. This National Park presents a very varied fauna (wolves, roe deers, wild boars, foxes, wild ferrets, otters, royal eagles) and vegetation (oaks, heathers), and breathtaking granitic geological formations and landscapes.


Explore Portuguese cultural heritage visiting Castles (Melgaço and Castro Laboreiro), Roman bridges and Romanesque churches (Melgaço, Orada, Fiães, Paderne, Peneda).

Discover the Caminhos de Santiago (St. James's Way), the name of the pilgrimage routes to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, where the apostle St. James the Great is buried (145km away).

Have fun and stay fit at Melgaço Sports and Leisure Complex - Training Center, with its synthetic field and athletics tracks, Health club, tennis courts and minigolf.
Enjoy outdoor activities organized by Melgaço Radical, rafting, canoeing or canyoning down River Minho or bungee jumping.

Appreciate the outstanding views from horseback, at the Centro Hípico de Melgaço.

Relish with the award-winning tart wine Alvarinho, with the region’s traditional cuisine offered by the many restaurants of the city centre and in its vicinity, or with the Spanish tapas in the neighbouring Galicia.

Relax at Termas de Melgaço Medical Spa with its therapeutic treatments.

Termas de Melgaço

quinta da calçada
4960-614, Melgaço.
+351 914 593 574
+351 919 861 459