Destination guide

Historical Palmela will entice you

Take a holiday to Palmela and enjoy the area's history, churches and monuments. This scenic and relaxing city entices travellers with its golfing and bars. Castle of Sao Jorge and Lisbon Oceanarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Palmela

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Palmela a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Bacalhoa Winery (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Palafita da Carrasqueira Fishing Marina (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Ribagolfe (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Estuario do Tejo Natural Reserve (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (18.6 mi / 30 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Palmela

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Palmela is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bonfim Park (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Algodeia Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Albarquel Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Troia Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Arrabida Natural Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Galapos Beach (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Palmela

The nearest airport is in Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), located 20.2 mi (32.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Cascais (CAT), which is 30.3 mi (48.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Palmela?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 796 holiday rentals near Palmela. From 229 Houses to 235 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Palmela for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Palmela?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Palmela:

  • Lisbon Old Town: 4,019 holiday homes
  • Baixa: 2,333 holiday homes
  • Laje: 51 holiday homes
  • Bairro Alto: 2,556 holiday homes
  • Fornos: 77 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Palmela?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Palmela. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Palmela Castle: 5,570 holiday rentals
  • Castelo de Palmela: 5,525 holiday rentals
  • Volkswagen Autoeuropa: 5,743 holiday rentals
  • Quinta do Panascal: 5,661 holiday rentals
  • Montado Golf: 792 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palmela listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Palmela?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 229 Houses in Palmela. Our other popular types of Palmela holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 235 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 19 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 240 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palmela?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 417 holiday homes with pool available in Palmela. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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