Activities and Surrounding
Book a lovely (private) yoga class, breathing session, a massage or rent on of our mountain bikes. The surrounding is the perfect area to go for a nice walk. Short or long. We have marked hiking trails.
is the village where we live. It is a 25 minute walk to the centre. Here you can find anything you would expect to find in a village. A bank, an ATM, a post office, a hospital, two large supermarkets, a bakery, a butcher and more than enough nice places to have a nice cup of coffee with a delicious Portugese treat, Pastel de Nata. Also lovely restaurants where you can go for a delicous dinner.
In the neighbourhood you can find enough places to go for a swim, the so called Praia Fluvials: swimming facilities on beautiful places like Aldeia Ana de Aviz and Fragas de São Simão. It takes an 18 minute drive to get to the biggest outdoor wave pool, Praia das Rocas. Also the clearest retaining reservoir of Europe is at a 15 km distance from our quinta.
Every Saturday there is a traditional local market in Figueiró. In the surrounding, different markets can be found, lovely to pay a visit!
In the surrounding, many nice villages and towns are ready to be discovered by you. Like Penela (25min) where you can find a beautiful castle.
Tomar (40min) is on the World Heritage List from Unesco. A provincial town with a breathtaking monastery: the Convent do Cristo, a beautiful garden, nice terraces and great restaurants.
Coimbra (40min) is a city full of students and it has a world famous university library, also one of Europe’s oldest. Furthermore, a beautiful, historical centre and a large botanical garden with the age of 230. There are more than enough shopping malls, if you were to feel like shopping.
The beach is less than an one hour car drive away (55min). There you can already cool your feet in the water. If you would like to go to a big tourist resort, then visit Figueira da foz. You are on one of the widest beaches of Europe.
Conimbriga (45min) is famous for one of the biggest Roman excavations from Portugal.
Castelo Branco (70min) is one of the bigger places in the centre of Portugal. Pay a visit to the castle, it is worth it.
Batalha (65min) is on the World Heritage List from Unesco and is famous for the monastery church in Gothic style, which was build in honor of the victory of the Portugese over the Castillians.