Barcelos has a longstanding tradition in the production of different types of bread, yet the most traditional is called “broa” is a traditional Portuguese cornbread that has a dense and slightly sweet texture, often with a crunchy crust. Broa is typically made with a combination of cornmeal / corn flour / wheat flour, giving it a distinctive flavor and texture. At Quinta de Castelhão a Rural Tourism House located in the parish of Alvito São Pedro, where visitors take part of a truly immersive experience learn the art of our regional bread making, explore different techniques, and even gain hands-on experience.