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Make a holiday rental in Ponte de Lima, Portugal your home away from home

Ponte de Lima self-catering holiday accommodation is located in and around an historic town in northern Portugal’s Minho region. This part of the country is noted for its attractive greenery, Atlantic coastline and upland scenery, and is also home to some of the most important locations relating to Portugal’s medieval history.

Things to do in Ponte de Lima, Portugal

Ponte de Lima holiday rentals are found in an attractive old town, about half an hour inland from the Atlantic coast. It’s one of the oldest towns in the country, and this history can be seen at landmarks such as the bridge over the River Lima and the remnants of the town’s defences, with the Torre de São Paulo particularly interesting. In the immediate vicinity you’ll encounter a verdant landscape of rolling farmland, with a host of choices for walks and bike rides. If you’re a golfer then the Ponte del Lima golf course would be well worth a round – it offers 18 holes tucked in woodland with spectacular mountain views.

A short drive west of Ponte de Lima holiday accommodation is the Peneda-Geres Natural Park, which features beautiful mountainscapes covered with forest, and ideal for exploring on foot, by bike or on horseback. There’s also plenty of history here, with medieval sanctuaries and ancient structures built by some of the region’s earliest settlers.

Downstream from Ponte de Lima self-catering holiday villas, on the estuary of the Lima, sits the city of Viana do Castelo, which is also noted for its considerable beauty. Not only are there a host of interesting sights, such as the 16th Century city hall and Gothic Cathedral, but the waterfront here is also home to a number of pristine, blue flag-rated sandy beaches.

Places to visit on holiday in Ponte de Lima, Portugal

The city of Guimaraes is little more than half an hour from Ponte de Lima holiday accommodation, and is known for its wealth of historic architecture, preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among the many sights are the castle, which dates to the 900s, and the Dukes of Braganza Palace, which dates to the 15th Century.

Weather in Ponte de Lima, Portugal

Ponte de Lima holiday rentals are set in a region with a relatively moderate climate. Summers here are consistently warm and sunny, with highs reaching the upper 20s – winters are damp and mid here, with frosts uncommon apart from on the highest ground.

Cheap flights to Ponte de Lima, Portugal

Ponte de Lima self-catering accommodation is around an hour north of Porto Airport (OPO), which can be reached from the UK by flying with EasyJet or TAP from London Gatwick (LGW).

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                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great house, owner and location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We were 2 families on a two centre holiday and booked one villa in the North and one in the Algarve we enjoyed the second week in the algarve but boy if we had known about the north of portugal sooner we would have gladly stayed here the food , wine, prices and service/friendliness was fantastic! the house is huge and wonderfully appointed - watch the video - its even nicer in real life the outdoor area with pool and pool house was amazing we will defintely be back
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 27-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Peaceful Riverside Property

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a lovely week at Quinta da Ribeira this September. Paul and Dora were welcoming and helpful without being intrusive. The welcome pack was appreciated as were the castanhas and wine. It was surprisingly easy to find, though the narrow lane to the property is interesting and would have been more difficult at night. The two bed roomed unit we occupied was tastefully furnished, it was very clean, the beds and sofa very comfortable. Nice crisp cotton sheets! The location of the property feels quite remote but in reality is not, Ponte de Lima is only 15 to 20 minutes away and Ponte da Barca about same. Being so near the river is great, nice to see the occasional fish jumping for bugs and to listen to the birds. A couple of things we would have appreciated that were not provided in our unit were an outside dining table and maybe a few more glasses. However the lack of these things did not spoil our week and I would not hesitate to recommend this property.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                      A delightful and peaceful holiday.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The old water mill was delightful. The conversion has been beautifully managed so that all modern comforts are available but unobtrusive. The property was very clean and well cared for, the owners were very helpful but not intrusive and we felt well cared for. The twice daily swims in the river in dappled shade was a particular pleasure.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016