Quinta da Abelenda, at the Ecopista do Dão

Quinta da Abelenda at the Ecopista do Dão

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 setting

Quinta da Abelenda Very 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 Dão

The 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 Quinta

Quinta 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.

Quinta da Abelenda 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.

Prices & Bookings

The Accommodation

SalaThe cottage Quinta da Abelenda is located just near the stream and is easy to reach.
In fact it is a large studio, because it has a very large living room with open-plan kitchen and bedroom area with a double bed, which can be separated from the rest of the room with a curtain.
The bathroom has a shower.
The living room has large windows looking out to the creek and there is a large veranda at the side of the stream, providing beautiful views.

KitchenetteYou can see the other side of the stream, the horses, the fruit trees and the beautiful rocks by the stream.
One or two extra beds can be put in the living room.
Parking can be next to the cottage.

There is fast (fiber optic) wifi internet.

Quinta da Abelenda is registered at Turismo de Portugal, I.P. under number:

Bicycle Rental

Ecopista do Dão Abelenda Bike Rental, which is located at the Quinta as well, has a wide range of bicycles, ideal for the Ecopista do Dão. For details:
Ecopista & Bicycle Rental

Prices & Bookings

To Do and To See

Ecopista do Dão As already mentioned, Quinta da Abelenda is located at the beautiful 49 km long cycle path Ecopista do Dão, between Santa Comba Dão and Viseu.
Extensive information about the Ecopista can be found here:
But at a short distance (up to an hour's drive) there is plenty to do and see. Below is a summary of what we think is very worthwhile. In the column at the left (desktop) or below (mobile), the same list, but with photos and links to the relevant pages from the Abelenda Bike Rental website:
  • Walking
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Horse back riding

  • Serra do Caramulo
  • Serra do Bussaco
  • Serra da Estrela
  • Serra do Açor

  • The Dão Vineyards
  • Santa Comba Dão
  • Conímbriga
  • Coimbra
  • Viseu

Prices & Bookings

Quinta da Abelenda
Quinta da Abelenda - kitchenette
Quinta da Abelenda - kitchenette
Quinta da Abelenda
The Quinta

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To Do and See Nearby:

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