Stylish scheme in restored Portuguese

A 700-year-old village in the Dao region of Portugal is being restored to offer buyers an alternative to the usual tourist haunts of Lisbon and the Algarve.

14th June, 2008

A 700-year-old village in the Dao region of Portugal is being restored to offer buyers an alternative to the usual tourist haunts of Lisbon and the Algarve.

Povoa Dao is a medieval village with traces of Roman occupation and a Roman pathway running through it.

The restoration is being carried out by Portuguese firm The Catarino Group, and this is the first time such a village has been restored in this way in the country.

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