Find the best place to stay — Vila do Conde

Where to stay around Vila do Conde?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 252 holiday lettings near Vila do Conde. From 113 apartments to 81 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vila do Conde is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vila do Conde?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vila do Conde:

  • Faro: 25 holiday homes
  • Ofir: 58 holiday homes
  • Outeiro: 19 holiday homes
  • Vilarinha: 73 holiday homes
  • Nevogilde: 83 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Vila do Conde?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Vila do Conde. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Vila do Conde Beach: 2,703 holiday lettings
  • Praca da Republica: 2,705 holiday lettings
  • Socorro Chapel: 2,699 holiday lettings
  • Museu de Rendas de Bilros: 2,700 holiday lettings
  • Convento de Santa Clara: 2,706 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent apartments in Vila do Conde?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 113 apartments in Vila do Conde. Our other popular types of Vila do Conde holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 81 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 11 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vila do Conde?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 84 holiday homes with pool available in Vila do Conde. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday apartment in Vila do Conde your home away from home

    Porto is one of the major cities in Portugal and it is a treasure trove of goodies for tourists looking to burn a few summer weeks in this part of the world. From postcard-esque beaches to stunning medieval monuments to museums full of interesting works of art to restaurants serving finger-licking local specialities, Porto has tourists fully covered. Holidaymakers headed to these parts and looking for luxurious holiday accommodation suited to their needs will find that HomeAway has them equally covered. Most of their Vila do Conde holiday rentals are conveniently located close to the Atlantic, yielding splendid ocean views. They come with a host of features including immaculately manicured tropical gardens and swimming pools for those relaxed days when visitors feel like lazing. In-house entertainment is provided for in the form of cable TV and Internet access.

    Things to do

    -Douro River: Few places in the world yield a more soothing view than the banks of the famous Douro River. A walk down the front of this clean river lined with pretty buildings is a revitalising experience but what’s even more relaxing is taking a seat in one of the cafes there and taking in the riverside scenery with a chilled beverage or ice-cream in your hand. Boat tours along the river are available on demand.

    -Monuments: From their holiday homes in Vila do Conde visitors won’t have to travel long to see the centuries-old buildings scattered in Porto. The Sao Francisco Church is one of these must-visit edifices. Construction of this building began in the 14th century and was finally completed in 1825. Famous for having an interior lavished in gold and its Baroque styling, this church stands out from the many others in the city. Another building worth taking the time to see is the Neo-classic Palacio da Bolsa which was opened in 1891.

    -Cultural events: Porto hosts a number of annual events which tourists can join in. Summer visitors can participate in the Sao Joao Festival which takes place between 23rd and 24th of June. The highlight of this fete is stuffing oneself full of sardines, boiled potatoes and red wine. Queima das Fitas is a major event celebrated every spring.

    -Estadio do Dragao: The Stadium of the Dragon is the fortress of one of Portugal’s most successful football clubs; FC Porto. Holidaymakers residing in Vila do Conde holiday rentals can take advantage of their proximity to this outstanding facility to take a tour of one of Europe’s finest football stadia and get pictures of them taken. They could also buy themselves tickets and get to watch FC Porto in action.

    -Food and drink: A trip to Portugal always promises a treat for the taste buds and Porto does not disappoint in this regard. One of the eateries tourists will want to check out is the ODE Porto Wine House. This ambient establishment serves authentic Portuguese cuisine whose ingredients all come from farmers in the vicinity. The food is immaculately prepared and the wine is top of the range.

    Weather in Vila do Conde

    Thanks to the typical Mediterranean climate Porto enjoys, those booking holiday homes in Vila do Conde during summer can expect warm, dry conditions. Average highs during this time of the year range between 25 and 27°C but 40°C days have been recorded in the past, especially in July and August. Autumn is fairly warm as well as temperatures do not drop below 20°C until October. From then till January temperatures drop as a mild winter sets in. This period is usually wet, with monthly rainfall averages of about 160mm.

    Travel to Vila do Conde

    Those who plan to jet into this part of northern Portugal need to book a flight that lands in the Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport which lies 15km from the centre of Porto. Not only is this Porto’s main gateway, it is one of Europe’s most important airports. Visitors from any part of Europe will easily find a regular or seasonal flight to Francisco Sa Carneiro. Another way of getting to their Vila do Conte holiday homes is for travellers to fly into Lisbon and take a train to the legendary Sao Bento Station.

    Attractions in and around Vila do Conde

    First time in Vila do Conde and looking for places to see? Don't miss landmarks such as Convento de Santa Clara, Vila do Conde Aqueduct and Socorro Chapel. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Vila do Conde Beach and Moreiro Beach. Activities around the area include Sandeman Cellars, Avioso Park and Quinta de Santa Cruz Winery. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Casa da Musica, Museum of Port Wine and Porto Cathedral during your stay. Also while in town, you can visit Igreja dos Arcos no Caminho Portugues de Santiago, The Style Outlets or Praca da Republica.