Destination guide

The rustic city of Barcelos awaits you

Take a holiday to Barcelos and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and culture. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its gardens and restaurants. Braga Cathedral and Archbishop's Palace are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Barcelos

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Barcelos a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf Quinta da Barca (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Estela Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Feitosa Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Rabada Park (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Avioso Park (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Quinta de Santa Cruz Winery (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Barcelos

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Barcelos is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Barbara Garden (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Ofir Beach (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Esposende Beach (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Redonda Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Cabedelo Beach (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Vila do Conde Beach (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Barcelos

The nearest airport is in Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), located 20.8 mi (33.5 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Barcelos Station or Nine Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Barcelos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 969 holiday lettings near Barcelos. From 377 Houses to 122 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Barcelos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Barcelos?

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 Barcelos:

  • Foz do Douro: 2,242 holiday homes
  • Faro: 30 holiday homes
  • Outeiro: 18 holiday homes
  • Ofir: 59 holiday homes
  • Vilarinha: 56 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 Barcelos?

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

  • Church of St. Romanica Martin: 1,374 holiday lettings
  • Chapel of Our Lady of Aparecida: 1,394 holiday lettings
  • Barcelos Station: 1,196 holiday lettings
  • Museu Arqueologico: 1,151 holiday lettings
  • Republic Square: 955 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Barcelos 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 Houses in Barcelos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 377 Houses in Barcelos. Our other popular types of Barcelos holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 122 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 296 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 77 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Barcelos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 461 holiday homes with pool available in Barcelos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.