There are many good reasons to choose Viana do Castelo for your next breakaway. Beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches and plenty of activities are just a few of those reasons. A holiday rental home in Viana do Castelo may put you just steps from the beach. Your well-appointed rental home will provide easy access to all of the area’s most popular attractions.
When on holiday to Viana do Castelo there are many activities to enjoy in the out of doors. The beaches provide the opportunity swimming and other water-related fun. Some are content to spend their days sunning on the shore with a good book or just doing a bit of people watching. Hiking, cycling and wildlife spotting are other popular options. The scenery in and near Viana do Castelo is beautiful, so you will have access to trails that features amazing views. Bring along your camera as you might spot some wildlife along your way. Dine on fresh seafood and other freshly prepared dishes at one of the beach side restaurants.
You might come for the beaches, but you will also find that there are some wonderful places to visit whilst on holiday to Viana do Castelo. Historic buildings dot the landscape. The Town Hall was constructed in the 16th century as was the Parish Church and the Misericordia Church and Hospice. The Municipal Museum not only holds interesting artefacts and exhibits, but it is housed in a palace that was built in the 1700’s. The Funicular de Santa Luzia is a scenic railway that offers a fun way to see the countryside.
Whilst there are variations in the temperatures based on the seasons, the weather in Viana do Castelo is quite mild throughout the year. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between 5° and 8° C and the average highs are 13° to 17° C. In the spring, the average lows are 9° to 11° C and the average highs are 18° to 20° C. The summer average low temperatures are 13° to 15° C and the summer highs are 23° to 25° C. There are 5 to 18 rainy days per month. The most occurs in the winter and the least during the summer.
The closest international airport to Viana do Castelo is Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO), located 52 km away. Another airport, Puerto De Santa Maria (PXS) is about 34 km from Viana do Castelo.