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Outros Tempos consists of 4 granite rural houses from the 17th and 18th centuries which are located in the Douro Valley, village of Arícera. It features a swimming pool and free WiFi access.

Accommodation at Outros Tempos is charming and fitted with antique furnishings. Rooms combine authentic rural décor with modern amenities. They include air conditioning, satellite TV and en suite bathrooms with slippers and bathrobes. Guests have the possibility to book rooms or independent self-catering houses.

The breakfast is included in the rate and features local products like bread, ham, jams, homemade cakes and cheese. Meals can be arranged upon request and include appetizers, traditional desserts, regional meats, codfish and some of the best wines of the region. This unique experience is complete with poetry and popular songs during the dinner.

The programs for groups and families which the friendly staff at Outros Tempos can organize include boat and historic train tours through the Douro River, various rural experiences like grape harvesting, cherry and apple picking, hiking, road journeys through viewpoints, wine-growing villages and wine estates where guests can taste their produce.

Providing free public and private parking, Outros Tempos also offers billiards, free mountain bikes and a living room with a fireplace. The Régua train station is 11.8 miles away and Porto International Airport is 73.3 miles away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia has been welcoming guests since 1 Jul 2009.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Free parking available on-site


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4 reasons to choose Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
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  • Are there any basic cooking facilities for guests staying in rooms, e.g. to heat up soup for dinner?
    good evening The 3 independent houses of 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms have an equipped kitchen. By renting a room in our main house, you can store some food in the fridge in the house's kitchen and heat some soup in the microwave. Best regards, A. Cepeda
    Answered on 20 August 2021
  • How far from the rooms is the pool? Many reviews state that it is a long walk? Thank you.
    good night Rooms are 200m away from the pool. We apologize for the delay in answering your question. Thanks. Best regards, Amílcar Cepeda
    Answered on 7 July 2021
  • Can an additional bed be placed in the standard double room?
    Good Morning We have 2 double rooms: Geography and Science. In the first one we can put an extra bed, in the second we can't. Best regards, Amílcar cepeda
    Answered on 24 June 2022
  • Boa tarde, aceitam animais de estimação? Obrigada
    Aceitamos animais de estimação, em casas independentes, não em quartos, mediante pedido prévio co cliente, responsabilizando este por eventuais danos.
    Answered on 12 February 2021

Managed by Ami­lcar Jose Cepeda

Company review score: 9.8Based on 254 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

The owners, a couple of retired teachers. She was born in the main house of the accommodation, recovered the family heritage and created a rural tourism at its best. How have pleasure in welcoming tourists, family and friends, always with a Welcome drink, accompanied by a delicious homemade cake, made by the owner. It is she who manufactures, with all the taste, the cakes for breakfast, among which the traditional pão de ló, served often warm just out of the oven. She also likes to present its guests with tasty desserts and tasting a variety of delicious jams, only made with village’s fruits. The owner has as the preferred hobby of collecting information about the region: events, heritage, history, etc. Sorts all the collected information and search the best way to present it to those visiting Outros Tempos. It is with pleasure that the visitors can find on the website, 24 experiences to enjoy starting from Outros Tempos. In Outros Tempos, stays are moments full of leisure, culture, living together, knowledge.

Property information

Outros Tempos - Village Tourism is a special property, for its history, for its uniqueness. Two of the houses, the 4 that make up the property, there were in 1640, the year of reconquest of independence from Portugal, because according to a historian born in the village, took refuge there the Armamar Count, Portuguese nobleman who sided with the Spaniards. A separate gate with a beautiful cross and 2 side pyramids, sporting the lintel the date 1745, is one of the entrances to the main house. It is the only tourism in the Douro valley, whose accommodation takes place in typical houses of a village of traditional architecture and local materials, granite and wood. In this property the visitor can choose to stay in a room in the main house or in one of the other 3 houses, with family or friends. These 3 houses, with 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms, are the right answer for travelers who want a house just for themselves. The houses offer the best conditions for a pleasant stay: private parking, free wi-fi, air conditioning, kitchen, rooms with private bath, slippers and bathrobes.

Neighbourhood information

The village of Aricera, in the Douro Valley, home of Outros Tempos, it's very old. It has been in Roman times, a rustic villa where was exploited ore. From the historical heritage there is the parish church with a beautiful altar in gilt, the invocation of Saint Cristovão, whose party takes place on 25 July. The elegant and old (1745) main house entrance gate in Outros Tempos can be a starting point for a healthy village tour through the narrow village streets lined with stone houses: one can observe the cradle district of the village, water sources and a community washing clothes tank, an interesting oil mill, the former prison of the village window from MDCCCXXIX (1829). Besides the walks around the village territory, the visitor can observe and participate in multiple rural activities that Outros Tempos offers you: December / January / February, pig party; February almond blossom; March / April, home-made sausages proof; April, walks between apple trees in bloom; May / June shepherd for a day, the cherry harvest; July / August charm holidays, in family, in the village; September, the harvest feast; October, apple picking; November, chestnuts feast, wine tastings.

Languages spoken

Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Facilities of Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Billiards
  • Games room
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Tour desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Child safety socket covers
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Fence around pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 22:00


08:00 - 12:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 6 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
2 - 5 years
Extra bed upon request
6+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

Please note that home cooked meals are available, upon previous request and at an extra fee.

Please note that pets are only allowed upon request, subject to confirmation and in the houses. Pets are not accepted in the rooms. Pets may be subject to an extra charge.

Please inform Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

License number: RNT0532

FAQs about Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia include:

    • Double
    • Holiday Home
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin

  • Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Walking tours
    • Swimming Pool
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Cooking class
    • Bike tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia by:

    • Car 1h 30min
    • Train 2h 20min

  • Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia is 550 yards from the centre of Aricera.

  • Guests staying at Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia is from 16:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Yes, Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Outros Tempos - Turismo de Aldeia may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.