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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Mealhada?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Mealhada. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mealhada Pampilhosa Station: 185 vacation rentals
  • Mealhada City Park: 202 vacation rentals
  • Portugal dos Pequenitos: 238 vacation rentals
  • Costa Nova Beach: 299 vacation rentals
  • Serra da Estrela: 217 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Mealhada?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 36 Houses in Mealhada. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mealhada include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 45 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mealhada?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation rentals with pool available in Mealhada. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.