There are a number of interesting cities that are within easy reach of the Quinta that would make an interesting day visit.


Known for its historic university, charming old town, and stunning natural surroundings. Visit the University of Coimbra, Founded in 1290 and one of the oldest universities in Europe. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Jardim Botânico da Universidade de Coimbra, a botanical garden that is located on the grounds of the University of Coimbra and home to a collection of plants from all over the world.


Viseu is a charming city steeped in history and culture with its well-preserved medieval center, beautiful architecture, and vibrant atmosphere. It boasts a rich history dating back to Roman times; the city walls, still partially intact, offer a glimpse into its past. The Sé Catedral de Viseu, a magnificent Romanesque-Gothic cathedral, is a must-see for its stunning architecture and religious significance.


Aveiro is a captivating city located in central-western Portugal, known for its canals, colorful Moliceiro boats, and vibrant Art Nouveau architecture. Nestled on the edge of the Ria de Aveiro, a vast saltwater lagoon, the city offers a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural richness.