"Sao Vicente District" São Vicente by salinhopt
São Vicente Travel Guide: 18 reviews and 41 photos
A journey through the council of S. Vicente reveals a cultural patrimony left by all of those who helped to enlarge the three parishes that it encompasses.
The manor houses are architecturally rustic and of strong character and sobriety. Almost all of them go back to the XVIII century, a time of economic relief and comfort, due to the good fortunes of viticulture. These gigantic houses were very ostentatious and were made up of two levels: The first floor was home to the winepress and to keep the agricultural implements and the products of the harvests. The second floor was the noble part of the house and the access was made through an outdoor staircase.
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