How to get
The North of Portugal is served by good quick access and several connections to major urban centers.
south of Portugal
The best route is A1 that connects Lisbon to Porto (313km), there is another alternative to the West with less traffic in some areas and a different landscape, starting in Lisbon with the A8 and A17 (321km).
From Porto to Vila Nova Cerveira
A quick route, just over 1 hour and 15 minutes depending on the route you select.
Choosing the A3 (124 km), you will also find some traffic in the first 30 km, then enjoy the green landscape that characterizes Minho, passing by the city of Braga and the oldest town in Portugal, Ponte Lima. On the A3 route, we advise you to come to the end of the motorway at the last toll, surpassed, you should take the second exit that mentions Vila Nova de Cerveira for about 4 km on the N13, at the end of an extensive stretch you will find Hotel Minho on your right. Another option is to exit on the A3 where Vila Nova de Cerveira, Paredes de Coura indicates, descending the mountain among the dense and magnificent vegetation in a constant snaking of the asphalt.
From Galicia AP-9 is the fastest access in a total of 201km, passing through Santiago de Compostela and marveling at the Rias Baixas. After entering Portugal, head towards Porto A3 before the toll, exit Vila Nova de Cerveira, Caminha, Viana do Castelo. From here to Hotel Minho it is another 4 km and at the end of a long stretch you will find the Hotel on your right.
FROM THE AIRPORT
From Porto International Airport
Porto International Airport (OPO), located 102km from Vila Nova de Cerveira by the A28 motorway (direction Viana do Castelo) or the A3 (direction Braga). The Airport is a modern infrastructure, equipped with quality flights to more than 60 destinations on a regular basis.
At the airport it is possible to rent a car, taxi, go by metro (Metro do Porto) to the central station or by bus to Vila Nova de Cerveira.
Metro and Train
Direct connection to Campanhã Station - Violet Line
Campanhã train station is the central station where you can go anywhere in the country.
Train connection: on the train from Campanhã to Vigo, get off at Vila Nova de Cerveira station or at Valença do Minho station. From there, it is best to take a taxi from the station. If you contact us on +351 251 700 245 , Hotel Minho ensures that a taxi will be waiting for you at the station.
From Porto airport to Vila Nova de Cerveira, taxi costs around € 120
There are several buses heading to the Center of Porto where it is possible to reach Campanhã station. There is also a bus with direction Vigo that stops in Valença (7km) very close to Hotel Minho and Vila Nova de Cerveira.
Approximately 1h15 is the bus travel time, which does not take place on Saturdays and Sundays.
From Vigo Airport
Vigo Airport (VGO) is located 40km from the Hotel via the A55 motorway (Direction Portugal). Vigo Airport operates with domestic flights between the main cities in Spain with 8 daily connections to Madrid International Airport (MDR). From this airport to Hotel Minho we advise you to rent a car or request a taxi.
From Porto Campanhã station
A differentiating journey that takes us to the recent past. Part of the line is not electrified and the trains still run on diesel, the train journey to Vila Nova de Cerveira is already a unique experience. You can check the schedules here .
It takes approximately 3 hours of travel with a person cost of around € 10 and many stops, in some situations it will be necessary to carry out the train transfer, taking place at Nine station or in Viana do Castelo. Other times take the direct route to Vila Nova de Cerveira without any transfer.
In Vila Nova de Cerveira, it is best to request an existing taxi at the station or contact us at +351 251 700 245 and the Hotel will arrange the transfer by taxi.
Traveling by Bus
From any part of the country it is possible to travel to Vila Nova de Cerveira by Rede Expressos, stopping at Valença.
Vila Nova de Cerveira
Vila Nova de Cerveira is a historic town made up of narrow streets, populated by manor houses and manor houses from the 17th and 18th centuries.