Ride Through Dreamlike Bucelas with The Cavalos da Vinha
Nestled amidst the breathtaking Bucelas countryside, Cavalos da Vinha is a rustic and luxurious haven that offers a serene escape from the bustling city of Lisbon, just a short 20-minute drive away. As you enter this tranquil space, you'll be enchanted by its lush gardens and serene lakes, creating a picturesque backdrop for unforgettable experiences with nature, animals, and horseback riding.
Cavalos da Vinha’s unique horseback experiences are designed for just that - to help visitors relax, have fun with their friends and family, and above all, tap into a deep connection with the surrounding nature. Our unique horseback experiences at Cavalos da Vinha are carefully crafted to provide a sense of peace, joy, and connection with the natural world.
Rediscover yourself in the heart of Bucelas:
Relaxing Horseback Riding - Tailored to Meet Your Needs
Our horseback riding program, complemented by a serene forest bath, offers the perfect opportunity to create cherished memories with your family and friends while enhancing your health and overall well-being!
Beyond the enjoyment and excitement, our horseback rides bring numerous benefits to both body and mind. As you saddle up and ride through the picturesque landscapes, you'll find stress levels decreasing, heart rate slowing, and blood pressure lowering. The calming rhythm of the horse's movements and the tranquil setting of the forest work together to create a deeply relaxing experience.
No matter your level of experience with horses, our program welcomes everyone. Whether you're a seasoned rider or have never been in the presence of these majestic animals, our team will ensure that you feel comfortable and confident throughout the ride. For families with kids, we have a special treat in store - a delightful ride on our sweet-tempered ponies! Your little ones are sure to have an unforgettable time as they embark on a gentle adventure with these adorable and friendly ponies.
Connect with The Farm Animals
At Cavalos da Vinha, we are dedicated to providing a one-of-a-kind experience that brings you closer to nature and our cherished animals. We take pride in promoting a deep sense of respect and care for the environment while offering our visitors a truly unforgettable adventure.
If you have a passion for animals and a desire to learn more about their routines and behaviors, our facility is a haven of peace and tranquility, where you can immerse yourself in the company of these incredible beings that have become a part of our extended family.
Each animal in our care has something unique and special to offer, and spending time with them allows for a profound connection with nature. As you walk alongside our gentle giants or interact with our playful companions, you'll experience a sense of wonder and appreciation for the natural world.
Our team of dedicated caretakers will ensure that your visit is both educational and enriching. They are passionate about sharing their knowledge of our animals' lives and habits, creating a meaningful experience for every guest.
Sip the Award-winning Murgas Bucelas Wine
Embark on a delightful tour of the idyllic Quinta de Murgas farm, where you'll be immersed in the beauty of the countryside and treated to an exquisite experience with their acclaimed Murgas Bucelas wine. Recognized with the prestigious 2019 Grandes Escolhas Prize, this wine is a true gem that captures the essence of Capital do Arinto's classic profile for white wines.
During your visit, you'll have the opportunity to explore the charming estate and witness firsthand the care and dedication that goes into producing this exceptional wine. As you stroll through the vineyards, you'll discover the unique terroir that imparts its character to the grapes, resulting in a wine of exceptional quality.
When it's time for the tasting, prepare your palate for a journey of flavors. The Murgas Bucelas wine boasts a delightful acidity, complemented by a full-flavored and well-defined finish. With each sip, you'll be enchanted by the wine's complexity and the artistry behind its creation.
As you savor the Murgas Bucelas, you'll be transported to the heart of the region's winemaking tradition, where centuries of expertise come together to create this masterpiece. The wine's distinct characteristics will linger on your palate, leaving a lasting impression of the terroir and the passion poured into every bottle.
If you're a wine enthusiast or simply appreciate the art of winemaking, a visit to Quinta de Murgas is an experience not to be missed. Discover the captivating allure of the countryside, indulge in the exquisite Murgas Bucelas wine, and witness the magic that makes this estate a treasure trove of winemaking excellence.
Horseback Riding through the Vineyards
Discover Bucelas - Where Nature, Culture, and Wine Converge
Bucelas is best known for its rich history, cultural heritage, and wine production. The town is a source of inspiration and wonder, bathed in the river of ancient history, and renowned for its exquisite white wines. Here are some interesting facts and places about the accredited wine region:
- Wine Production: Bucelas is renowned for its wine production, particularly the production of white wines. The region is famous for its Arinto grape variety, which is used to create the well-regarded "Vinho de Bucelas." This wine is known for its crisp acidity, floral aromas, and citrusy flavours.
- Protected Designation of Origin (PDO): Vinho de Bucelas has been granted the prestigious PDO status by the European Union. This designation ensures that wines labelled as "Bucelas" are produced following specific regulations and quality standards, guaranteeing an authentic and exceptional product.
- Historical Importance: Bucelas has a long history that dates back to Roman times. It was an important settlement during the Roman occupation of the Iberian Peninsula, and archaeological findings in the area attest to its ancient origins.
- Bucelas Cork Oak Forest: The region is also known for its cork oak forests. Cork from these trees has been traditionally harvested for centuries and is an essential material used in the production of wine stoppers and various other products.
- Santo Antão Church: Bucelas is home to the beautiful Santo Antão Church (Igreja de Santo Antão). This historic church is an architectural gem and features intricate details and religious artwork.
- Quinta da Romeira: The Quinta da Romeira is a prominent wine estate located in Bucelas, known for producing top-quality wines. Visitors can explore the vineyards, cellars, and tasting rooms, learning about the winemaking process while enjoying picturesque views of the surrounding landscape.
- Traditional Festivals: Bucelas hosts various traditional festivals that celebrate the town's culture, history, and religious heritage. These festivals often include colorful processions, music, dance, and local cuisine.
- Casa do Povo de Bucelas: This cultural and recreational center is an essential hub for community gatherings and events in Bucelas. It plays a crucial role in preserving and promoting the town's traditions and cultural activities.
- Proximity to Lisbon: Bucelas is conveniently located near Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal. This proximity makes it a popular day-trip destination for both locals and tourists looking to explore the charming countryside and sample the region's exquisite wines.
- Protected Landscape: The natural surroundings of Bucelas are part of a protected landscape, offering visitors a chance to enjoy the unspoiled beauty of the area, including rolling hills, vineyards, and cork oak forests.
Whether you're a wine enthusiast, history buff, or nature lover, Bucelas offers a captivating blend of experiences that make it a must-visit destination in Portugal.