Destination guide

The friendly area of Maia awaits your stay

The area's culture and wineries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Maia. Travelers like the zoo, theme park and bars in this welcoming and walkable city. Sandeman Cellars and Casa da Musica are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Maia

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Maia a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandeman Cellars (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Maia Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Quinta de Santa Cruz Winery (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Funny City (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Avioso Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Piscina das Mares (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Maia

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Maia is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Avioso Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Boavista Square (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Cidade do Porto Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Leca da Palmeira Beach (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Matosinhos Beach (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Garden of St. Lazarus (6.9 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Maia

The nearest airport is in Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), located 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from the city center.

Catch a ride on the metro at Aeroporto Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Maia?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,526 vacation rentals near Maia. From 380 Houses to 46 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Maia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Maia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Maia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Quinta de Santa Cruz Winery: 2,723 vacation rentals
  • Terra da Maia Historical and Ethnological Museum: 2,813 vacation rentals
  • Porto Airport (OPO): 2,786 vacation rentals
  • Maia Welcome Center: 2,758 vacation rentals
  • Avioso Park: 2,837 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Maia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Maia?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Maia:

  • Porto: 2,517 rentals
  • Braga: 558 rentals
  • Vila Nova de Gaia: 2,537 rentals
  • Matosinhos: 2,295 rentals
  • Guimarães: 630 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Maia?

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

  • Quinta de Santa Cruz Winery: 2,723 rentals
  • Terra da Maia Historical and Ethnological Museum: 2,813 rentals
  • Maia Welcome Center: 2,758 rentals
  • Avioso Park: 2,837 rentals
  • Igreja de Aguas Santas (Igreja de Nossa Senhora do O): 2,809 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Maia 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.

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Ovar
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