Leisure and Tranquility are good adjectives that describe this rural area, where we can decide what direction give to our time.
A meal in the company of Lourdes and Fernando, the owners of Quinta do Ermeiro, can be a good start to plan what to do in the following days.

José Saramago (The Nobel Prize in Literature 1998) devotes some pages of his book "Journey to Portugal" (1981), to an episode that occurred in the Carrazedo de Montenegro’s Church, which encourages us to visit this village.