Estate
an 18th century dream

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Manuel Souza Freire, born around 1760, in a house currently in ruins in front of the estate, use to dream about an magnificient place.

When he passed away, at the age of 80 - without any direct descendants, since he never married or had children - he passed his dream to the role. The project come from a dream realized by his nephew António Pinto de Souza Freire, who concluded it about 7 years later, around 1849.

our history

This journey started
about 170 years ago

1943

New headquarters

In 1969, he moved to our current headquarters in Lousada, where cheese production begins, working about 2,000 liters of milk / day.

1999

New headquarters

In 1969, he moved to our current headquarters in Lousada, where cheese production begins, working about 2,000 liters of milk / day.

1982

New headquarters

In 1969, he moved to our current headquarters in Lousada, where cheese production begins, working about 2,000 liters of milk / day.

1923

New headquarters

In 1969, he moved to our current headquarters in Lousada, where cheese production begins, working about 2,000 liters of milk / day.

3029

New headquarters

In 1969, he moved to our current headquarters in Lousada, where cheese production begins, working about 2,000 liters of milk / day.

1213

New headquarters

In 1969, he moved to our current headquarters in Lousada, where cheese production begins, working about 2,000 liters of milk / day.

1342

New headquarters

In 1969, he moved to our current headquarters in Lousada, where cheese production begins, working about 2,000 liters of milk / day.

1231

New headquarters

In 1969, he moved to our current headquarters in Lousada, where cheese production begins, working about 2,000 liters of milk / day.

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Our production

An accurate and
careful monitoring

Richness and variety of architectural, landscape and geographical elements turns every visit into an unforgettable moment, shaping memories of unique places, tastes, smells and relationships.

Our routes

Our estate is one of the most iconic places on famous tourist routes of our region, explore it while take us a visit. We're proud to be part of a vast patrimony.