We strongly advise you to plan your trip in such a way that you have your own transport while you are staying here at the Quinta da Encavalada. This is so as you are able to make trips in the area and manage your own shopping.
Arriving by Air?
The nearest International Airport to here is Porto and an alternative is Lisbon. British Airways fly from Heathrow and Gatwick. TAP (Air Portugal) flies out of Heathrow and Manchester. Ryanair and Easyjet have services from Stansted, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool and Dublin to Porto. Portugalia also operates scheduled flights to Portugal from within Europe. Opodo (online bookings) is worth checking out for prices.
From Lisbon: On leaving Lisbon, take the (toll) motorway A1 Norte–E80, heading north and continue until you reach turnoff 13 towards Coimbra.
From Porto: Take the (toll) motorway A1 Sul-E80 and follow the signs south for Lisbon (approx 95 km) until you reach turnoff 13 towards Coimbra.
After turnoff 13 take the IP3 in the direction of Viseu and Guarda. Follow the IP3 for approx 25 km. Here you also take the turnoff 13 and follow the IC6 towards Covilhá and Oliveira do Hospital. At the end of this IC-6 you turn right on a roundabout and follow the signs Covilhá and Oliveira do Hospital. After 400m you reach a second roundabout. Her you turn left on the N17 and follow the signs Oliveira do Hospital. Follow this road for app 6 kilometers passing the villages Venda da Esperanca and Venda de Galizes until you reach Senhor das Almas. In this village you turm left on the roundabout in the direction of the chapel. Here you turn left following the sign Quinta da Encavalada. After 600 meters passing the last houses of the village you take the first entrance gate of the quinta on your right hand side. On the property you can park your car near the houses.
GPS coördinates: Longitude -7.863483 Latitude 40.337150