Where to stay around Vila Nova de Gaia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,534 holiday lettings near Vila Nova de Gaia. From 2,035 apartments to 321 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Vila Nova de Gaia area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vila Nova de Gaia?

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 Vila Nova de Gaia:

  • Aguda: 16 holiday homes
  • Sampaio: 22 holiday homes
  • Vilarinha: 74 holiday homes
  • Nevogilde: 88 holiday homes
  • Campinas: 46 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 Vila Nova de Gaia?

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

  • Lavadores Beach: 2,657 holiday lettings
  • Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Nazare: 2,536 holiday lettings
  • Porto Campanha Station: 2,691 holiday lettings
  • Estacao Litoral da Aguda Aquarium: 2,542 holiday lettings
  • Ribeira Square: 2,692 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Vila Nova de Gaia 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 apartments in Vila Nova de Gaia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,035 apartments in Vila Nova de Gaia. Our other popular types of Vila Nova de Gaia holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 321 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 34 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vila Nova de Gaia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 168 holiday homes with pool available in Vila Nova de Gaia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    A holiday rental home in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal is a fabulous choice for a breakaway filled with outdoor fun

    A holiday rental home in Vila Nova de Gaia will put you close to lovely beaches and interesting attractions. Your well-appointed home will give you a comfortable place to return after days filled with adventure.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

    Many agree that the beaches are the best reason to holiday to Vila Nova de Gaia. This area is home to a remarkable 17 beaches that meet the requirements of Blue Flag Beaches. This means that the beaches maintain a level of cleanliness, safety and other factors that make them a fabulous place to visit. Enjoy swimming, diving and a host of other water related activities. Take a short river cruise or a full day cruise during which you will have the opportunity to explore wine country.

    Places to Visit in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

    Museums and historic structures are amongst the most popular places to visit whilst on holiday to Vila Nova de Gaia. The Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museu de Carro Eléctrico are two popular options. The Museu de Carro Eléctrico boasts a collection of old trams that have been restored. The Casa do Infante is a home that was built in the 14th century and has been restored. The Ponte de Dom Luis is a bridge that was constructed in 1886. Today, the bridge is still used by those walking from one side of the river to the other.

    Weather in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

    The winters in Vila Nova de Gaia are quite mild. The summers are pleasant without being terribly hot. During the winter the average low temperatures are between 5° and 8° C and the average highs are between 13° and 17° C. It begins to warm up during the spring with average lows of 8° to 11° C and average highs of 17° to 19° C. During the summer, the average lows are 13° to 15° C and the average highs are 24° to 25° C. In July and August there is only between 15 and 23 mm of rain per month. The rest of the year there is between 56 and 175 mm per month.

    Travel to Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

    The closest airport to Vila Nova de Gaia is Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO), located just 13 km away. Some choose to have a car during their stay, but many others find that getting around by cycling or walking is sufficient. It depends on whether you plan to stay close to Vila Nova de Gaia or want to explore the surrounding areas.

    Activities and attractions in Vila Nova de Gaia

    Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Vila Nova de Gaia a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sandeman Cellars (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Rozes Cellars (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Real Companhia Velha Cellars (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Taylor Fladgate Cellars (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Taylor’s Port Cellars (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Offley Cellars (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Vila Nova de Gaia

    Whether you're an adventurous 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 Vila Nova de Gaia. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Jardim do Morro Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Garden of St. Lazarus (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Crystal Palace Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
    • Boavista Square (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Lavadores Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Passeio Alegre Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)