Where to stay around Portalegre District?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 117 holiday lettings near Portalegre District. From 34 Bungalows to 34 Cabins, 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 Portalegre District is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Portalegre District?

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

  • Calvario Church: 45 holiday homes
  • Marvão: 61 holiday homes
  • Portalegre: 85 holiday homes
  • Beirã: 60 holiday homes
  • Castelo de Vide: 80 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Portalegre District! 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 Portalegre District?

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

  • Marvão: 61 holiday lettings
  • Portalegre: 85 holiday lettings
  • Beirã: 60 holiday lettings
  • Castelo de Vide: 80 holiday lettings
  • Arronches: 19 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 Portalegre District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Portalegre District. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Calvario Church: 45 holiday rentals
  • Castelo de Vide Castle: 84 holiday rentals
  • Museum of Povoa and Meadas: 82 holiday rentals
  • Amoreira Aqueduct: 33 holiday rentals
  • Castelo De Vide Clock Tower: 83 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Portalegre District listed on HomeAway 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.

Make a holiday rental home or villa in Portalegre, Portugal your home away from home

Portalegre is the northern region of Alentejo, staggeringly quiet with huge plains and climbing mountain slopes almost completely void of people. There are many signs that civilizations once thrived here, with pre-historic dolmen and menhirs adorning the flower strewn plains, giving Portalegre an almost mythical atmosphere. The few small villages and towns that are found in Portalegre are filled with authentic Portuguese charm, and you are always assured a very warm welcome when you arrive at your Portalegre holiday rental property.

Things to do in Portalegre, Portugal

Portalegre is a fantastically natural area, and the mountains of the Serra de Sao Mamede are home to an amazing array of flowers, leading to much of the area being designated as a national park. The Sierra de Sao Mamede is famous for its hiking routes, which lead for many miles throughout the flower strewn peaks and gullies, whilst the many riding stables of Portalegre offer a vast range of excellent guided rides, catering for every level of experience, and lasting for anything between a few hours and a full week.

Despite being a landlocked region, water sports are great fun from Portalegre accommodation. There are a huge range of reservoirs in Portalegre perfect for a range of water sports, especially those of Apartadura, Maranhao and Montargil. Along side sailing and windsurfing facilities, these reservoirs are ideal for swimming from the small, sandy lakeside beaches, especially during the hot summer months. Golf also thrives in the Portalegre region. If you are hoping to find time for a round from your Portalegre holiday rental villa, the 18 hole course at Marvao is a fantastic place to start you golf holiday in Portalegre.

Portalegre has a very long history, evidence of which can be seen across the region. There are more than fifty pre-historic sites in Portalegre including the amazing Castelo de Vide near Meada, which are the largest on the Iberian Peninsula. Roman ruins, monuments and buildings can still be seen in much of the area, as Portalegre was an important agricultural centre even then. The most impressive of the Roman villas in Portalegre, the villa Torre de Palma is a wonderful site, adorned with beautiful mosaics picturing the progress of the Roman Empire. Northern Portalegre is awash with huge medieval castles, many of which have UNESCO recognition, including Marvao, Castelo de Vide and Alter do Chao.

Places to visit on holiday to Portalegre, Portugal

The town of Portalegre itself has a huge amount to offer tourists. The whitewashed houses, with their golden trim, glisten in the summer sun, and despite years of altercations throughout history, there are still some wonderful tourist attractions to discover. The Cathedral, with its three convents, is beautiful, and currently contains many of the region’s most famous paintings.

Weather in Portalegre, Portugal

Average temperatures in Portalegre are remarkably constant. During June, July and August, temperatures reach well into the mid 30’s (˚C) with amazing regularity during the middle of the day, whilst in winter, you would be unlucky to experience daily temperatures of less than 10˚C.

Travel to Portalegre, Portugal

Lisbon Airport (LIS) lies just over 200km from a holiday rental property in the centre of Portalegre. There are frequent flights from the UK, and there are both coach and rail links from Lisbon to Portalegre town. If you would really like to get to know the region, getting a hire car from the airport is a great option.