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Address:
Retiro no Rio, (Quinta da Malhadoura)
Póvoa de Midões (Tábua), Portugal
Telephone: 00351-235 466 131 / 00351-966 165 688

Retiro no Rio is situated on the river Mondego, between Carregal do Sal and Póvoa de Midões in the province of Coïmbra.
The coordinates are: 40°23’43.00”N, 7°59’24.50”W / 40°23.720’N, 7 °59.410’W
Map code: PRT GMN.0YT


The distance from Retiro no Rio to:

  • National Park Serra da Estrela 35 km
  • Golf course Montebelo 35 km
  • Viseu 45 km
  • Coïmbra 60 km
  • Figueira da Foz (beach) 100 km
  • Vilar Formoso (Spanish border) 130 km
  • Porto 160 km
  • Lisbon 260 km

Airports
There are airports at Porto, Lisbon or Valladolid (Spain, 200 km from the border) from where you can take the train, a bus, or continue your journey by rented car.
Airports in Portugal.

Trains
There is a daily train service from Coimbra and Guarda to Carregal do Sal (10 minutes from Retiro no Rio by car/taxi). There is a more frequent service from Santa Comba Dao (20 minutes from Retiro no Rio by car/taxi).
Information about trains in Portugal.

Car

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From the south of Portugal (Lisbon) or from the north (Porto) Retiro no Rio can be reached via the Motorway A1.

  • At Coïmbra take the IP3 towards Coïmbra and Viseu.
  • Just before Santa Comba Dão: take the IC12 towards Carregal do Sal and Guarda.
  • Leave the motorway at Carregal do Sal to go towards Carregal do Sal.
  • Head for Carregal do Sal Sul at the roundabout.
  • After a few kilometres, at the first traffic lights, turn right heading for Currelos/Midões (EM635).
  • You will reach the bridge over the River Mondego after a few kilometres.
  • Approximately 1 kilometre after crossing the bridge (at the sign Retiro no Rio – Quinta da Malhadoura) turn right onto a dirt road leading down.
  • After a few bends in the road you will be able to see Retiro no Rio.

From Vilar Formosa (Spanish/Portuguese border) take the IP5/A25 towards Guarda/Aveiro.

  • Leave the motorway at Mangualde and take the N234 towards Mangualde and Nelas.
  • At Nelas take the N234/IC12 towards Coimbra.
  • Leave the motorway at the second exit to Carregal do Sal and go towards Carregal do Sal.
  • Head for Carregal do Sal Sul at the roundabout.
  • After a few kilometres, at the first traffic lights, turn right heading for Currelos/Midoes (EM635).
  • You will reach the bridge over the river Mondego after a few kilometres.
  • Approximately 1 kilometre after crossing the bridge (at the sign Retiro no Rio – Quinta da Malhadoura) turn right onto a dirt road leading down.
  • After a few bends in the road you will be able to see Retiro no Rio