Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Ponte da Barca

Enjoy the history and other features of Ponte da Barca. This welcoming city is known for its spas, parks and restaurants. Bom Jesus do Monte and Sameiro Sanctuary are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Ponte da Barca

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Ponte da Barca a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • In Guas do Gerês (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Pedra Bela Viewpoint (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Feitosa Golf Club (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ponte da Barca

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ponte da Barca is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Barbara Garden (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Porta Do Mezio (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Rio Vez Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Parque Nacional da Peneda-Geres (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Termas Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Arado Waterfall (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Ponte da Barca

Fly into Vigo (VGO-Peinador), the closest airport, located 33.3 mi (53.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), which is 43.6 mi (70.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Ponte da Barca?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 496 holiday lettings near Ponte da Barca. From 179 Houses to 65 Villas, 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 Ponte da Barca is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ponte da Barca?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ponte da Barca. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Peneda-Gerês National Park: 620 holiday lettings
  • Ponte da Barca Bridge: 899 holiday lettings
  • Golf Quinta da Barca: 945 holiday lettings
  • Dos Terceiros Museum: 1,275 holiday lettings
  • Museu Arqueologico: 1,122 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ponte da Barca listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ponte da Barca?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 179 Houses in Ponte da Barca. Our other popular types of Ponte da Barca holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 141 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ponte da Barca?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 310 holiday homes with pool available in Ponte da Barca. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.