Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Arouca getaway

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Arouca. One of the city's many top draws is its parks. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Arouca

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Arouca a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandeman Cellars (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Parque Temático Molinológico (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • St. Ignatius Zoo (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Magikland (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Aveleda Vineyards (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Oporto Golf Club (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Arouca

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Arouca is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jardim de Torrao Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Serra de Montemuro (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • La Salette Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Termas Gardens (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Caldas de Aregos Marina (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Garden of Saint Bartholomew (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)

Transportation to and around Arouca

Fly into Viseu (VSE), the closest airport, located 23.7 mi (38.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), which is 30.5 mi (49.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Municipality of Arouca?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 231 holiday lettings near Municipality of Arouca. From 80 Houses to 23 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Municipality of Arouca area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Municipality of Arouca?

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

  • Arouca: 97 holiday homes
  • Arouca Convent: 370 holiday homes
  • Resende: 289 holiday homes
  • Porto: 2,411 holiday homes
  • Lavra: 2,351 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Arouca! 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 Municipality of Arouca?

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

  • Arouca: 97 holiday lettings
  • Resende: 289 holiday lettings
  • Porto: 2,411 holiday lettings
  • Lavra: 2,351 holiday lettings
  • Vila Real: 272 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 Municipality of Arouca?

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

  • Arouca Convent: 370 holiday rentals
  • Boavista Square: 2,647 holiday rentals
  • Casino Espinho: 2,512 holiday rentals
  • Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art: 2,627 holiday rentals
  • Torreira Beach: 372 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Arouca 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.