Vila Nova de Gaia Apartments & Villas(106)
- 3 Bedrooms,
- 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
- 1 Bedrooms,
- 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
- 1 Bedrooms,
- 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
A holiday rental home in Vila Nova de Gaia will put you close to lovely beaches and interesting attractions. Your well-appointed home will give you a comfortable place to return after days filled with adventure.
Many agree that the beaches are the best reason to holiday to Vila Nova de Gaia. This area is home to a remarkable 17 beaches that meet the requirements of Blue Flag Beaches. This means that the beaches maintain a level of cleanliness, safety and other factors that make them a fabulous place to visit. Enjoy swimming, diving and a host of other water related activities. Take a short river cruise or a full day cruise during which you will have the opportunity to explore wine country.
Museums and historic structures are amongst the most popular places to visit whilst on holiday to Vila Nova de Gaia. The Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museu de Carro Eléctrico are two popular options. The Museu de Carro Eléctrico boasts a collection of old trams that have been restored. The Casa do Infante is a home that was built in the 14th century and has been restored. The Ponte de Dom Luis is a bridge that was constructed in 1886. Today, the bridge is still used by those walking from one side of the river to the other.
The winters in Vila Nova de Gaia are quite mild. The summers are pleasant without being terribly hot. During the winter the average low temperatures are between 5° and 8° C and the average highs are between 13° and 17° C. It begins to warm up during the spring with average lows of 8° to 11° C and average highs of 17° to 19° C. During the summer, the average lows are 13° to 15° C and the average highs are 24° to 25° C. In July and August there is only between 15 and 23 mm of rain per month. The rest of the year there is between 56 and 175 mm per month.
The closest airport to Vila Nova de Gaia is Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO), located just 13 km away. Some choose to have a car during their stay, but many others find that getting around by cycling or walking is sufficient. It depends on whether you plan to stay close to Vila Nova de Gaia or want to explore the surrounding areas.