Destination guide

Historic Mealhada will entice you

Enjoy the history and other features of Mealhada. This walkable city is known for its gardens, forests and hiking. Santa Cruz Church and Old Cathedral of Coimbra are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Mealhada

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mealhada a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Portugal dos Pequenitos (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Curia Golf Club (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Caramulinho (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Biological Park of Serra da Lousa (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Mealhada

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Mealhada is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mealhada City Park (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • National Forest of Bussaco (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Jardim da Manga (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Jardim Botanico (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Green Bridge Park (11 mi / 17.8 km)

Transportation options to and around Mealhada

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Mealhada Pampilhosa Station or Mealhada Luso-Bucaco Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Mealhada?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 97 holiday lettings near Mealhada. From 35 Houses to 49 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mealhada is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Mealhada?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mealhada. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mealhada City Park: 198 holiday homes
  • Mealhada Pampilhosa Station: 186 holiday homes
  • Coimbra: 181 holiday homes
  • Pedrógão Grande: 121 holiday homes
  • Centro Region: 6,376 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Mealhada! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Mealhada?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Mealhada with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Coimbra: 181 holiday lettings
  • Pedrógão Grande: 121 holiday lettings
  • Pombal: 339 holiday lettings
  • Viseu: 110 holiday lettings
  • Figueira da Foz: 249 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Mealhada?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Mealhada. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mealhada City Park: 198 holiday rentals
  • Mealhada Pampilhosa Station: 186 holiday rentals
  • Serra da Estrela: 229 holiday rentals
  • Sao Jacinto Beach: 317 holiday rentals
  • Praia de Mira Beach: 220 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mealhada listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.