The owners of the charming villa Casa Túlipa offer you a beautiful apartment for rent. Peaceful but not remote, just five minutes’ drive from nearest town Penela or 20 minutes from Coimbra. With a separate entrance and located on the first floor this recently renovated, modern, and roomy (130 m2) apartment offers outstandingly comfortable and well equipped accommodation for holiday makers seeking peace and natural beauty. Apartment Casa Túlipa will appeal to those who like to walk, swim (in a private pool), ride or who prefer chilling out on one of the private terraces enjoying the stunning view to the Serra da Lousã. Or for those who would like to go sightseeing there are numerous places of interest to be discovered in less than an hour’s drive. But most of all it will appeal to those who wish to have a break ‘away from it all’ in total comfort.
Casa Túlipa is located between Lisbon and Porto in Portugal’s green heart, close to the beautiful city of Coimbra. There are low budget flights to Porto or Lisbon. The distance between Casa Túlipa and both airports is approximately one and a half hour by car.
The region of Serra da LousãAlso known as Portugal’s ‘Tuscany’ the region of Serra da Lousã is one of loveliest and most diverse regions of the country and not yet discovered by mass tourism. It is an area of astonishing diversity, from the high, rugged, forested mountains of the east, through lush, verdant valleys to the flatlands and lagoons of the coastal strip in the west where you will find the great golden beaches of the Silver Coast (Costa Prata). Discover the many warm, crystal rivers and lakes. Taste the surprisingly delicious but low priced meals and wines in the local restaurants. Visit the historic cities and villages and meet authentic Portugal and its very friendly inhabitants. Enjoy culture, nature, and peace.
Portugal has an extensive system of modern highways and offers you excellent and fairly priced toll roads. From Coimbra you can take the train to the beaches or for a visit to Porto or Lisbon. For every day needs the town of Penela is only five minutes’ drive. Coimbra, Portugal’s third city, is only twenty minutes by car. In this medieval university city you will find quaint streets and squares as well vast shopping malls.
Places to discover (approx. journey times by car)Penela (5 mins)
Small picturesque village with semi-ruined castle
Conimbriga (10 mins)
Ruins of Roman city. Well preserved mosaics (Unesco World Heritage Site)
Coimbra (20 mins)
Portugal’s third city on the banks of the Modego river. Has one of Europe’s oldest universities and a lovely old town centre as well as several shopping malls
Lousã (40 mins)
Nice little town and starting point for lovely walks into the mountains
Tomar (40 mins)
One of Portugal’s most beautiful and historic towns (Unesco World Heritage Site)
Figueira da Foz (50 mins)
Large resort on enormous beach of golden sand
Montemor-o-Velho (40 mins)
Well preserved fortress town with impressive castle
Activities- hiking, cycling, mountain biking
- swimming in various rivers and lakes
- swimming pools in Penela and Lousã
- enormous pool with wave generator in Castanheira de Pêra
- sky garden in Coimbra
- zoological parc and equestrian centre in Miranda de Corvo
- golf academy and 9 holes course in Coimbra
- 18 holes golf course Obidos and Viseu
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