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The Loja Amarela

Rua Fundo de Vila 20, Provesende 5060-263, Portugal
+351 254 738 008
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Lovely village

Bought three items from this store in the lovely village of Provensende. A visit to the two... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
David_and_Julia2014
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Handmade Portuguese Souveniers

Our Quinta in Pinhao recommended this shop for handmade items made in Portugal. The selection is... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
Allison W
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The Loja Amarela is a handicraft shop in Provesende in the Douro vineyard area of north eastern Portugal. Provesende is situated close to the river Douro, between Pinhão and Sabrosa and about a fifteen minute drive from Vila Real. It is a really charming Douro village perched high on the hills above the Douro river with spectacular views down the Pinhão valley.The Loja Amarela sells traditional, handmade articles from all over Portugal - pottery, baskets, rugs, linen, soaps, sheepskin slippers, cork jewellery amongst many other things, made by artisans from various regions of the country. Visit the Loja Amarela if you are looking for a souvenir from Portugal to take home with you.
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  • Very good18%
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  • Terrible9%
28 Jun 2016
“Lovely village”
28 May 2016
“Handmade Portuguese Souveniers”
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Rua Fundo de Vila 20, Provesende 5060-263, Portugal
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+351 254 738 008
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Bought three items from this store in the lovely village of Provensende. A visit to the two churches, the bakery and the Manor House should not be missed. A truly charming experience

1  Thank David_and_Julia2014
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Our Quinta in Pinhao recommended this shop for handmade items made in Portugal. The selection is diverse - pottery (assorted items and patterns), blankets, linen, woven bags, and cork. I wanted everything in this beautifully appointed and well maintained shop. Prices are very reasonable -...More

2  Thank Allison W
Reviewed 5 October 2015

A tiny souvenir shop, there was nothing here you can't find everywhere in portugal. The drive in was lovely though

1  Thank eleanor174
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We did not know what a "loja" was, (thought it was a kind of a tavern) when we were walking around the village of Provesende. We now know it means "store", though "loja" definitely sounds more romantic. It is a delightful shop carrying Portuguese made...More

Thank sheila026
Reviewed 16 August 2013

The Loja Amarela is one of those shops that one always hopes to find but rarely does! After seeing shop after shop full of Chinese made souvenirs, it was a breath of fresh air to find that, in this case, the owner has clearly made...More

2  Thank Linntw
Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

We were staying In the middle of deepest Portugal and out of nowhere stumbled upon this amazing shop. Great local artifacts, bright and cheerful with a delightful lady at the desk. You must visit the douro valley and a small village called Provesende.

4  Thank Breakward
Reviewed 22 March 2013

I went to this idyllic quiet little village in northern Portugal and was lucky enough to come across this wonderful shop that had just opened. The owner was incredibly hospitable and had handpicked all these artisan products from all over Portugal herself. I wanted to...More

3  Thank Tatiana J
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