Destination guide

The relaxing city of Ovar awaits you

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Ovar. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travellers with its spas and restaurants. Sandeman Cellars and Porto Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Ovar

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

  • Sandeman Cellars (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Oporto Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Parque Temático Molinológico (8 mi / 13 km)
  • Estacao Litoral da Aguda Aquarium (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Clube de Golf de Miramar (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • St. Ignatius Zoo (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ovar

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ovar. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Furadouro Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • São Pedro de Maceda Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Buçaquinho Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Esmoriz Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Lagoa de Paramos / Barrinha de Esmoriz National Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Bairro Piscatório Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ovar

Fly into Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), the closest airport, located 24.8 mi (39.8 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Ovar Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Municipality of Ovar?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 245 holiday lettings around Municipality of Ovar. From 69 houses to 99 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Municipality of Ovar?

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

  • Costa de Prata: 229 holiday homes
  • Cortegaça: 191 holiday homes
  • Esmoriz: 215 holiday homes
  • Furadouro Beach: 1,800 holiday homes
  • Marinha: 129 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Ovar! 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 Municipality of Ovar?

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

  • Esmoriz: 215 holiday lettings
  • Foz do Douro: 2,540 holiday lettings
  • Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos: 2,576 holiday lettings
  • Arrifana: 193 holiday lettings
  • Torreira: 247 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 Municipality of Ovar? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Municipality of Ovar. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Furadouro Beach: 1,800 holiday rentals
  • Ovar Station: 987 holiday rentals
  • Buçaquinho Park: 2,775 holiday rentals
  • Ribeira Square: 2,957 holiday rentals
  • Douro River Lighthouse: 2,935 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Ovar listed on 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.