Where to stay around Guarda District?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 122 holiday lettings near Guarda District. From 50 Houses to 39 Bungalows, 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 Guarda District is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Guarda District?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Guarda District. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Serra da Estrela: 120 holiday homes
  • Guarda: 26 holiday homes
  • Seia: 60 holiday homes
  • Sé: 18 holiday homes
  • Vila Nova de Foz Côa: 20 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Guarda District! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Guarda District?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Guarda District with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Guarda: 26 holiday lettings
  • Seia: 60 holiday lettings
  • Sé: 18 holiday lettings
  • Vila Nova de Foz Côa: 20 holiday lettings
  • Manteigas: 63 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Guarda District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Guarda District. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Serra da Estrela: 120 holiday rentals
  • Parque Arqueologico do Vale do Coa: 25 holiday rentals
  • River Beach Loriga: 145 holiday rentals
  • Cerdeira Station: 38 holiday rentals
  • Guarda Station: 66 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Guarda District 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 of holiday accommodations.

Make a Holiday Rental Apartment the Guarda Region, Portugal, Your Home Away From Home

The Guarda Region is located in the east-north-east of the country of Portugal, relatively close to the border with Spain. The region contains a number of interesting and historic villages and small towns and the largest settlement and provincial capital is also known as Guarda. It is interesting to note that the town of Guarda is the highest settlement in the whole of Portugal, being situated more than 1,000m above sea level. Spending your holidays in the Guarda Region will prove to be the perfect choice for anyone who loves to be surrounded by scenic and beautiful countryside. The self catering accommodation in the Guarda Region is a popular choice and all properties feature a full range of amenities to ensure your complete comfortability.

Things to Do on Holiday in the Guarda Region, Portugal

There are plenty of activities to enjoy during your holidays in the Guarda Region, many of which will tend to focus on the gorgeous surrounding countryside. These include mountain climbing and abseiling, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, canoeing, white-water rafting and swimming. Whilst in this part of Portugal, you might also like to think about paying a local vineyard a visit. A number of vineyards offer tours to the public, plus the opportunity to stock-up that wine rack in your self catering accommodation in the Guarda Region.

Places to Visit on Holiday in the Guarda Region, Portugal

The main attraction for you to catch in the city of Guarda itself is the impressive cathedral of Sé de Guarda. You should also try to visit some of the other historic settlements to be found in this region and these include Trancoso, Almeida and Marialva. If you are hankering for the attractions of the larger towns and cities, some nearby suggestions for you include Coimbra and Oporto. Heading east from the Guarda Region you will head across the border into Spain and there are some towns which may be of interest here, including Salamanca and Ciudad Rodrigo.

Weather in the Guarda Region, Portugal

Your height above sea level will have an impact on the type of climate to be expected on your holidays in the Guarda Region. This means that this part of Portugal will always be a good few degrees cooler than on the coast. So, during the main summer months, average temperatures will be around the low- to mid-twenties degrees Celsius. In the winter, expect daily highs to hit the low-teens degrees, although much colder than this in the highest mountains where snowfall can occur.

Travel to the Guarda Region, Portugal

Oporto Airport (OPO) will be the most convenient for your holidays in the Guarda Region. This airport welcomes flights through airlines from the United Kingdom and these include Ryanair, TAP Portugal and Ryanair. Flights depart from London Stansted (STN), Liverpool (LPL) and London Gatwick (LGW).