Set in the Bussaco National Forest, this 5-star hotel is housed in the hunting palace of the last Portuguese kings. Its elegant restaurant offers a range of exclusive Bussaco wines. Classic French cuisine and traditional Portuguese dishes are served Palace Hotel do Bussaco’s restaurant. It is decorated with paintings by João Vaz, Moresque ceilings and exotic-wood floors. Guests can try a glass of rare Port vintage at the bar. The individually decorated rooms have a classic décor and a satellite TV for a modern twist. They all include period furniture, ranging from 18-century to Art-Nouveau pieces, and some rooms overlooks the hotel’s extensive gardens. Palace Hotel do Bussaco is an excellent example of Manueline-Gothic architecture. Its richly decorated corridors feature antique furnishings, large paintings and traditional Portuguese glazed tiles. Located in the heart of the Serra do Bussaco, Palace Hotel do Bussaco is about 29 km from Coimbra.