Destination guide

Travel to charming Santo Ildefonso

The area's churches and wineries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Santo Ildefonso. This romantic and walkable city is well known for its cafes, riverfront and shopping. Sandeman Cellars and Porto Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Santo Ildefonso

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Santo Ildefonso has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandeman Cellars (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Gaia Cable Car (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Offley Cellars (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Ramos Pinto Cellars (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Real Companhia Velha Cellars (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Taylor’s Port Cellars (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Santo Ildefonso

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Santo Ildefonso. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Garden of St. Lazarus (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Jardim do Morro Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Crystal Palace Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Boavista Square (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Passeio Alegre Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Carneiro Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Santo Ildefonso

Fly into Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from the city centre.

You can get around Santo Ildefonso by catching a ride on the metro at Trindade Station, Bolhao Station or Aliados Station.

Where to stay around Santo Ildefonso?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,305 holiday lettings near Santo Ildefonso. From 279 Houses to 1,864 Flats, 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 Santo Ildefonso is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santo Ildefonso?

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 Santo Ildefonso:

  • Aguda: 15 holiday homes
  • Foz do Douro: 2,280 holiday homes
  • Fontaínhas: 807 holiday homes
  • Vilarinha: 56 holiday homes
  • Campinas: 37 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 Santo Ildefonso?

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

  • Ribeira Square: 2,697 holiday lettings
  • Clube de Golf de Miramar: 2,549 holiday lettings
  • Moreiro Beach: 2,752 holiday lettings
  • Jardim do Morro Park: 2,683 holiday lettings
  • Gaia Cable Car: 2,686 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santo Ildefonso 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 Santo Ildefonso?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 279 Houses in Santo Ildefonso. Our other popular types of Santo Ildefonso holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,864 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 15 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santo Ildefonso?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 102 holiday homes with pool available in Santo Ildefonso. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.