Trancoso Travel Guide
Articles about Trancoso
Hotels in Trancoso
Songbird Gal Costa’s vacation house—designed by architect Ricardo Salem—became a hotel in 1998. Now a member of Relais & Châteaux, the 28-room beachfront resort retains a winningly informal vibe and friendly service.
Restaurants in Trancoso
With blinding-white furniture and a turquoise pool, this chic boîte is straight out of South Beach. The bar serves 50-plus varieties of cachaça, and the seafood-focused menu is reliable—but it’s the panoramic clifftop views you come for.
Things to do in Trancoso
João Calazans, a.k.a. Calá, was an original Trancoso biribando. His ceramics, shown at his studio on the Quadrado, are among the best in town.