Quinta da Abelenda
- Holiday home for 2 persons
- Ecopista do Dão cycle path: 200m
- Abelenda Bike Rental: 200m
- Coimbra: 50km | Viseu: 47km
Peace and quiet in a beautiful settingVery well located at just 200 meters from the river Dão, between Coimbra and Viseu, Quinta da Abelenda offer peace and quiet in a beautiful setting, with magnificent views over the valley.
Although the Quinta is quiet, it is by no means isolated. It has excellent connections with Lisbon, Porto and Spain and it is well located for visiting some of the most interesting places of Central Portugal, such as the magnificent mountains of the Serra da Estrela and the Serra do Caramulo, the national park of Bussaco, the old university city of Coimbra and the city of Viseu. The vine-yards of the famous Dão wine are nearby.
The Ecopista do DãoThe Quinta borders the beautiful Ecopista do Dão, a 49 km biking and hiking path that leads all the way to the city of Viseu, a former railway, following the Dão river for miles. This river is very wide near Quinta da Abelenda, because it is part of the artificial Lake of Aguieira. More information about the Ecopista on our page:
Ecopista do Dão & Bicycle Rental
The QuintaQuinta da Abelenda is 7 ha in size, 5 ha of which consists of mixed forest. Lots of oak and cork oak, but also wild cherry, strawberry tree, alder and other types of trees and shrubs.
This must have been cultivated land in the past, which was later taken over by forest, which can be seen from the many terraces and natural stones walls.
On the other 2 hectares you will find fields for 2 horses, a small vegetable garden, a chicken coop and 2 streams. The holiday home is located about 200m from the entrance of the Quinta, where Abelenda Bike Rental bicycle rental is located as well, with which we cooperate.
The owners' house, where they live, is also located on the Quinta.
The surrounding area is excellent for walks, cycling, horseback riding and canoeing.