Destination guide

The relaxing area of Castelo de Paiva awaits your stay

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Castelo de Paiva. This relaxing city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and spas. Sandeman Cellars and Porto Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Castelo de Paiva

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Castelo de Paiva a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandeman Cellars (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Magikland (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Aveleda Vineyards (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • St. Ignatius Zoo (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Parque Temático Molinológico (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Real Companhia Velha Cellars (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Castelo de Paiva

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Castelo de Paiva is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jardim de Torrao Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • La Salette Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Serra de Montemuro (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Caldas de Aregos Marina (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Garden of Saint Bartholomew (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Espinho Beach (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Castelo de Paiva

The nearest airport is in Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), located 24.4 mi (39.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Viseu (VSE), which is 29.7 mi (47.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Castelo de Paiva?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 192 holiday lettings around Castelo de Paiva. From 64 houses to 27 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 Castelo de Paiva?

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

  • Bairros: 158 holiday homes
  • Sobrado: 158 holiday homes
  • Municipality of Porto: 2,556 holiday homes
  • Douro Valley: 3,417 holiday homes
  • União de Freguesias do Centro: 2,583 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Castelo de Paiva! 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 Castelo de Paiva?

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

  • Foz do Douro: 2,540 holiday lettings
  • Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos: 2,576 holiday lettings
  • Arrifana: 193 holiday lettings
  • Travanca: 159 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 Castelo de Paiva? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Castelo de Paiva. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ribeira Square: 2,957 holiday rentals
  • Cidade do Porto Shopping Centre: 2,967 holiday rentals
  • Gaia Cable Car: 2,949 holiday rentals
  • Portuguese Photography Center: 2,981 holiday rentals
  • Porto City Hall: 2,972 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Castelo de Paiva 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.