Imagine a place with beautiful, mild weather, many interesting attractions and lots to do in the out of doors. Sounds like a place that would make for a wonderful holiday destination, right? If so, then consider Fontanelas for your next breakaway. There is no reason to ever be bored whilst on holiday to Fontanelas. There is plenty to interest every member of the family. A holiday rental home in Fontanelas will provide you with all of the comforts of home and homes are available to suit most any budget.
Some like to spend their holiday lounging on the shore, reading a book and soaking up the sun. If that is your idea of a perfect holiday, then Fontanelas will not disappoint. With plenty of wide sandy beaches, every activity associated with the water is available in the area. Those who want to explore a bit more may enjoy hiking in the mountains or joining a group cycling tour. There are plenty of group tours available, and there is sure to be one that interests you. If you’d rather, you can explore the area on your own. There is wonderful shopping in and around Fontanelas and foodies will enjoy the chance to sample some of the local cuisine.
There is no shortage of interesting sites and attractions to visit whilst on holiday to Fontanelas. The Botanical Gardens at Monserrate include gorgeous examples of plants and flowers from around the world. The Palace at Pena is one of the most popular sites in the area. This palace, which sits high on a hill, has the distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.
The weather in Fontanelas is mild when compared to some other parts of Europe. The summer average low temperature is about 17 whilst the high average is about 28. It cools off a bit in spring when the average low is about 9 degrees and the average high about 19 degrees. In the winter, the average low temperature is about 8 degrees whilst the average high is about 19. November and February tend to bring the most rain with about 100 mm falling during each of those months.
Those travellers who choose to fly into the area typically choose Lisbon International Airport (LIS). The airport, located just 30 km from Fontanelas, is well-serviced by a number of major carriers. There is a ferry in Cais de Sodre, 33 km from Fontanelas and a railway station in Sintra, just 9 km from Fontanelas. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.