Near Fatima Sanctuary, Minde is the perfect location to explore the center of Portugal, namely, the natural Park of Serra de Aire e Candeeiros.
Located in Minde, a very quiet village in the center of Portugal, this is the ideal place for you to establish your departure point to explore the center of Portugal. This is a typical village house in the center of Minde.
The house is located in the center of Minde, just some steps to restaurants, supermarket, shops.
Minde is located at 14 Km from Fatima (about 15mn by car). Fatima the most important sanctuary in Portugal and one of the best known sanctuaries in Europe.
Minde is very near to the source of the river Alviela (8km, about 10 mn by car) where a very agreeable river beach has been built and where you can take a bath in the clear unpolluted water coming from the river source. (This is also the place where the water that supplies Lisbon is collected.)
From Minde you can also visit several caves which are typical to this carst landscape that constitutes Serra de Aire e Candeeiros. The caves are just 9 km distant from Minde (about 8 minutes by car).
Near Minde you may also discover the dinosaurs’ footprints that in ancient times walked through this area.
From the river beach you have access to different footpaths, one of them will take you to Fatima sanctuary, if you like to walk. This is a very used route for pilgrims that walk to Fátima.
From Minde you can also take a tour to different touristic places located in the center of Portugal: Alcobaça, 37km; Santarém -45 km; Nazaré (the most typical fishing village in Portugal, with large and beautiful beaches, and to many other interesting places.
Minde is just one hour distant from Lisbon, by car.
Important note: if you come to Lisbon and got no car, you may want a guided tour to the places around Minde (described above), with accomodation in Minde. In this case, the price for the tour depends on the places you want to visit. Arrangements should be made by message on the site prior to the accomodation booking on the site.
Guests have acces to the whole house (as seen in the pictures) and also to external yard where a barbecue is available if the weather is good.
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Hi, my name is João and I'm a Portuguese teacher. I'm renting out a few beds in a shared dorm in a shared apartment in Campolide, near the center of Lisbon. Also rent 2 diferent palces near Fatima Sancuary, (in Minde).
Please feel free to get in touch with me if you have any questions.