Anadia: Travel and tourism

Termas da Curia
Termas da Curia
At the heart of the Bairrada, a vast region known for its fruity wines (namely the abundant and classic reds and the fewer sparkling whites), the small town of Anadia obviously lodges some of the most famous cellars where visitors are welcome to taste the wines before buying.

Otherwise, the town's main attractions are the palace of the Count of Anadia and the 18th-century stately house of Paço da Graciosa, on the outskirts.

A curious activity is exclusively performed by the empalhadeiras de garrafões, women who make straw or wicker covers for demijohns.

The Bairrada is a region of long valleys and sheltered hills, where the expression «good waters, better wines» is fully justified.

At a short distance from Anadia, the traditional spa of Termas da Curia offers a tranquil and bucolic scenery and waters used for treating health problems such as rheumatism or liver and kidney diseases and is open all year round. Visitors can stay at an elegant Art Nouveau palace and there are diversified tourism and sport facilities.

Smaller but recently restored, the Vale-da-Mó spa also offers waters suitable for treating a wide range of conditions and the possibility of spending some days of calm and relaxation.

Across the county, most of the small towns are equally restful, such as Mogofores (with the fine 17th-century Chapel of Pintos at the parish church), Moita (also with an interesting parish church) or São Lourenço do Bairro (pillory, Chapel of Our Lady of the Plains).

The region is famed for its leitão, roasted sucking pig with crisp crackling served in almost every restaurant.
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Hotel Cabecinho Hotel Cabecinho
Anadia
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Hotel Cabecinho is a modern establishment on a privileged location in the region of the famous Bairrada wine and leitão (roasted suckling pig).

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