Casa da Calçada – member of the Association of Hotels Relais & Châteaux, a luxury hotel in Amarante with a fabulous landscape in an idyllic and magical setting, is located between the city of Oporto and the Duero valley. The Casa da Calçada, declared by the Portuguese government building of special architectonical, historical and cultural interest, maintains its original Baroque style and its neoclassical elements in a romantic atmosphere that invites you to a trip to the past, in a familiar and welcoming environment.
The Casa da Calçada – Relais & Châteaux was built during the XVIth century and it was one of the main palaces of the Earl of Redondo. During the French invasions, the allies(the English and the Portuguese) settled there. At the beginning of the XXth century, our luxury hotel in Amarante became an important meeting point for politicians and intellectuals, including its owner António do Lago Cerqueira, born in the palace in 1880 and one of the most important lead politicians of the First Republic. The property was completely refurbished in 2001 and it became a 5 - star hotel and a member of the prestigious hotel chain Relais & Châteaux in 2003. In brief, one of the most emblematic and symbolic accommodations of the Portuguese sphere.