Destination guide

The charming area of Vila Nova de Gaia awaits your stay

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Vila Nova de Gaia. This romantic city is known for its riverfront, spas and local tours. Sandeman Cellars and Porto Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Vila Nova de Gaia

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Vila Nova de Gaia a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandeman Cellars (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Rozes Cellars (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Real Companhia Velha Cellars (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Taylor Fladgate Cellars (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Taylor’s Port Cellars (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Offley Cellars (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Vila Nova de Gaia

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Vila Nova de Gaia. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jardim do Morro Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Garden of St. Lazarus (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Crystal Palace Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Boavista Square (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Lavadores Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Passeio Alegre Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Vila Nova de Gaia

The nearest airport is in Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), located 8.1 mi (13.1 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Vila Nova de Gaia Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Vila Nova de Gaia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,458 holiday rentals around Vila Nova de Gaia. From 381 Houses to 1,863 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Vila Nova de Gaia is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Vila Nova de Gaia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vila Nova de Gaia. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Real Companhia Velha Cellars: 2,815 holiday rentals
  • Estacao Litoral da Aguda Aquarium: 2,670 holiday rentals
  • Canidelo: 2,444 holiday rentals
  • Santa Marinha: 2,401 holiday rentals
  • Madalena: 2,421 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Vila Nova de Gaia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Vila Nova de Gaia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Vila Nova de Gaia with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Canidelo: 2,444 holiday homes
  • Santa Marinha: 2,401 holiday homes
  • Valadares: 2,304 holiday homes
  • Foz do Douro: 2,389 holiday homes
  • Esmoriz: 216 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Vila Nova de Gaia?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Vila Nova de Gaia. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Real Companhia Velha Cellars: 2,815 holiday rentals
  • Estacao Litoral da Aguda Aquarium: 2,670 holiday rentals
  • Emboscada Parque Aventura: 2,761 holiday rentals
  • Taylor Fladgate Cellars: 2,799 holiday rentals
  • Sandeman Cellars: 2,822 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vila Nova de Gaia listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.