This 16th century Franciscan monastery is surrounded by 35 acres of vineyards and gardens. Quinta da Franqueira offers an outdoor swimming pool, 8 km from Barcelos’ city centre. Franqueira’s rooms feature pastel tones, combining a classic-style décor with white linens. Some rooms come with a four-poster bed, and the private bathroom includes a bath or a shower. A breakfast buffet is served daily, and there is a variety of restaurants serving regional cuisine within 3 km. When days are hotter, guests can sunbathe in the terrace next to the pool, equipped with sun loungers. Quinta da Franqueira’s church, Bom Jesus do Monte, is still open to the public during weekends. Beaches at Esposende and Litoral Norte Natural Park are a 22-minute drive. Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is 42 km away, easily reached through A28 motorway, located a 15-minute drive away.