Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic Viana do Castelo

Come and experience Viana do Castelo and its cathedral, museums and monuments. Well known for its boating, hiking and chocolate shops, this scenic city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Viana do Castelo

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Viana do Castelo has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf Quinta da Barca (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Feitosa Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Estela Golf Club (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Santiago Ruiz Winery (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Terras Gauda (17 mi / 27.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Viana do Castelo

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Viana do Castelo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Barbara Garden (23 mi / 37 km)
  • Cabedelo Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Vila Praia de Ancora Beach (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Esposende Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Ofir Beach (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Parque do Arnado (13.5 mi / 21.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Viana do Castelo

Fly into Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), the closest airport, located 32.6 mi (52.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Vigo (VGO-Peinador), which is 38.1 mi (61.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Viana do Castelo Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Viana do Castelo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 829 holiday lettings around Viana do Castelo. From 319 houses to 160 villas, 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 Viana do Castelo?

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

  • Afife: 435 holiday homes
  • Cabedelo Beach (Praia do Cabedelo): 948 holiday homes
  • Carreço: 425 holiday homes
  • Viana do Castelo Station: 938 holiday homes
  • Geraz do Lima (Santa Maria): 376 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Viana do Castelo! 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 Viana do Castelo?

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

  • Darque: 406 holiday lettings
  • Areosa: 460 holiday lettings
  • Castelo do Neiva: 409 holiday lettings
  • Freixieiro de Soutelo: 465 holiday lettings
  • Montaria: 592 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 Viana do Castelo? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Viana do Castelo. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cabedelo Beach (Praia do Cabedelo): 948 holiday rentals
  • Viana do Castelo Station: 938 holiday rentals
  • Church of Santa Marta de Portuzelo: 1,011 holiday rentals
  • Sanctuary of Santa Luzia: 942 holiday rentals
  • Castelo de Santiago da Barra: 925 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Viana do Castelo 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.