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Address: Rua de Fundo de Vila 20, Provesende 5060-263, Portugal
Phone Number: 00351-254-738-008
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Description: The Loja Amarela is a handicraft shop in Provesende in the Douro vineyard...
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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A gem of a shop in a gem of a village

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 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 a real effort to stock locally/nationally made products and, moreover, has priced them reasonably. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 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 buy everything in the shop! Although it wouldn't fit in my suitcase sadly! I would... More 

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