"Cego de Landim" is one of the 6 rooms available in the wonderful Quinta das Pirâmides.
This room is equipped with a double bed, top-quality bed linen and towels, a TV, air conditioning, and wardrobes. The bathroom has a heated towel rail and a shower.
The breakfast served consists of milk, coffee, orange juice, croissant, rye bread and toast, sliced ham and cheese, natural yoghurt, scrambled eggs, and sauteed mushrooms.
The "Cego de Landim" - the title of the Camilo's tale attributed to this room - summary of the story
This room is named after one of the novels by Camilo Castelo Branco - the greatest writer by the Portuguese novelist. This room is suitable for people with reduced mobility as it is located on the ground floor of the house.
Camilo writes the adventurous story of António José Pinto Monteiro, from Landim, where he was born, to Brazil, where he emigrated, and vice versa. It circulates between the two sides of the law, weaves fortunes and ruins, distrust and admiration, promotes marriages and deaths.
Like those characters he met in the Porto prison, where he was imprisoned between 1860 and 1861, and whose profiles he drew, showing the dignity and humanity of the criminals who expiated their crimes in those dungeons, Camilo did the same with the blind man from Landim.
He calls "slander" the news that António Pinto Monteiro had perpetrated the murder of a neighbouring farmer. For the writer, the real person responsible for the murder was the blind man's former bookkeeper, Amaro Faial. Another accusation that the novelist seeks to refute is that Joana Maria Alves, the widow of a Brazilian, lived with the blind man, coerced by him.
The blind man had three children and died in Landim. His last words, in the delirium that preceded his death, contain all the morality of this biography: "- I had three children that I raised with so much love... So, where are they?"
Guests have access to the living and dining room as well as to the surrounded area (16ha).
My home is in the hands of GuestReady, a property management team that works hard to make sure your stay is smooth and comfortable! They will be available 24/7 should you have any questions or requests during your stay.
Quinta das Pirâmides presents its guests with a concept of rural tourism of excellence, with a close connection with nature.
The innovative dimension of the accommodation concept is based on the relationship with the life and work of Camilo Castelo Branco. According to tradition, the novelist was at Quinta das Pirâmides and the physical and human landscapes of the region served as inspiration, namely, for the writing of some chapters of the novel A morgada de Romariz.
This circumstance influenced the decision to pay homage to this Portuguese writer, attributing to the fourth titles of Camillian literary productions that biograph citizens who were born or lived, in Vila Nova de Famalicão.
Some facilities at this property include room service and free WiFi in all areas. All hotel rooms have a work desk and breakfast, as well as snacks, are served daily (on request and not included in the nightly rate). Guests can also enjoy the lounge with fireplace, tasting the Alvarinho wine and the fruits produced at the Quinta.
There are 8 water tanks in granite stone, a stream with running water, and streets for walks and walks inside the Quinta, which also has a football and tennis field, 4 ha of forest, 4 ha of alvarinho vineyard, and 4 ha of production. blueberry.
Located 10 km from Braga, 15 km from Guimarães and 7 km from the land of Camilo Castelo Branco, V.N. de Famalicão, the Quinta offers all the conditions to enjoy peace and fresh air.
The nearest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, 28 km from the Quinta. The property organizes an airport transfer service at an extra cost.
For an even closer contact with nature, we offer the possibility to participate in the harvest and harvesting of chestnuts, in September, and in the harvest of blueberries, from May to July.
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There are several options to reach the property:
Taxi, Car Hire, Transfer, and Bus.
There will be A SPECIAL PROMOTION on the 16th, 17th and 18th of September. The promotion entitles the guests to breakfast, lunch and they will be allowed to accompany the harvest. If guests are interested, guests will have to pay an extra 25€ for this. The fee will be paid separately.
Breakfast is not included in the nightly rate and has an extra cost of €20+VAT per person per night. Breakfast must be ordered at reception upon check-in.
You will have, upon request at reception, access to the tennis and football court.
Check-in will be done at reception between 16:00 and 00:00. Check-out is until 12:00.
Cancellation PolicyFree cancellation up to 5 days before the check-in date.
- Accommodates: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Property Type: Chalet
- Check-in: 16:00
- Check-out: 12:00
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Cleaning and disinfection
First Aid Kit
Laptop Friendly Workspace
Staff wear protective equipment
Suitable for children (2+ years old)
Suitable for infants (under 2 years)
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