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How to get to Idanha-a-Velha

If you come from Lisbon by car, you should take the A1 and take the exit 7 to the A23 towards Abrantes/Castelo Branco/Torres Novas. Then, take the exit 24 to N352 towards Alcains/Penamacor and proceed to the N18. Take the N233 and N239 to the N332 to Idanha-a-Velha.

If you come from Oporto you should take the A1 and take the exit 16 to the A25 towards Viseu/Guarda. Then, take the exit 30 to converge with the A23/IP2 towards Guarda Sul/Covilhã/Portalegre. Take the exit 28 towards the N18/Fundão Sul/N346/Penamacor. Proceed on the N18 and N239 to the N332 to Idanha-a-Velha.

By rail, the Beira Baixa railway line is an alternative for those who prefer to travel by train. The nearest station of Idanha-a-Velha is Castelo Branco at about 49 km.

The nearest airports of Idanha-a-Velha are the Humberto Delgado Airport, in Lisbon, at 268km, and the Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, in Oporto, at 298km. Barajas airport in Madrid, is at 378km of Idanha-a-Velha.

GPS Location: 39.996254, -7.144027

What to do?

The summit is held in one of the most unique places in Portugal, due to its historical importance. During the summit the uniqueness of this place will be seen and felt, but we wanted to give the opportunity to our guests to visit and get to know a small part of our immense region and diverse network of 12 villages.

Being so, we selected these options for visiting the surrounding region on your free time.

Take your time and enjoy.

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Historical Village of Portugal