Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Penela

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Penela. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the riverfront, spas and cheese shops. Portugal dos Pequenitos and Old Cathedral of Coimbra are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Penela

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Penela a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Portugal dos Pequenitos (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Biological Park of Serra da Lousa (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Penela

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Penela is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Senhora da Piedade River Beach (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Serpin River Beach (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Jardim Botanico (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Jardim da Manga (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Peneda River Beach (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)

Can I find a vacation rental around Penela?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 121 vacation rentals near Penela. From 51 Houses to 16 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Penela for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.