Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Parada getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Parada with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Sandeman Cellars and Casa da Musica are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Parada

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Parada a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandeman Cellars (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Funny City (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Maia Zoo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Quinta de Santa Cruz Winery (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Gaia Cable Car (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Ramos Pinto Cellars (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Parada

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Parada is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boavista Square (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Garden of St. Lazarus (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Crystal Palace Gardens (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Jardim do Morro Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Cidade do Porto Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Passeio Alegre Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Parada

Fly into Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the city centre.

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

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 Parada:

  • Foz do Douro: 2,240 holiday homes
  • Centro / Baixa: 1,719 holiday homes
  • Faro: 30 holiday homes
  • Outeiro: 18 holiday homes
  • Fontaínhas: 785 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 Parada?

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

  • Ribeira Square: 2,656 holiday lettings
  • Moreiro Beach: 2,713 holiday lettings
  • Cidade do Porto Shopping Centre: 2,643 holiday lettings
  • Jardim do Morro Park: 2,642 holiday lettings
  • Ofir Beach: 896 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Parada 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 Parada?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 89 Houses in Parada. Our other popular types of Parada holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 115 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 16 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 Parada?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 93 holiday homes with pool available in Parada. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.