Location

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Homes For Sale in Portugal have offices in the Portuguese market town of Lousa and in Huntingdon, UK.
Our Lousa office is just 60 km from the beautiful beaches of the Silver Coast and the historic city of Coimbra and the Serra da Estrela mountains are within easy reach.
Porto is the closest airport and is only 2 hours drive south on the A1 motorway towards Coimbra. Check out our Flying to Portugal section for a full list of airlines that offer flights into Porto, Lisbon and Faro.

If you are planning to drive in Portugal, a Satellite Navigation System is a very useful piece of equipment to get you to your destination with little concern, helping you relax in the knowledge that your directions are correct, leaving you to enjoy the journey.

For those with Satellite Navigation Systems which accept co-ordinates for destinations, the Cidade XL/Homes For Sale In Portugal office is located at Lat: 40 06 50.08N - Lon: 8 14 37.84W.


Directions to Homes For Sale in Portugal from Porto airport

Flying into Porto’s Francisco Sa Carneiro airport is the easiest and quickest route to Homes For Sale in Portugal and is approximately 2 hours drive south towards the historic city of Coimbra.

Driving directions from Porto Airport

  • On leaving the airport head for Porto on the IP24 highway.
  • Keep following the Porto signs and take the Lisboa (A1 Sul) sign off to the right.
  • Follow Lisboa (A1 Sul) and join the A1.
  • NB. This is the main north – south motorway and is a toll road.
  • Collect a payment ticket at the “portagem”. DO NOT GO THROUGH THE “RESERVADO” LANE THIS IS FOR PRE-PAY VEHICLES ONLY !
  • Follow the A1. A good stop-off point for refreshments, toilets, etc. is Mealhada services.
  • Leave the motorway at Junction 12 (Coimbra Sul).
  • Keep right after “portagem” and join dual carriageway.
  • Leave dual carriageway at “Lisboa IC2” sign.
  • Go straight towards Coimbra.
  • The road will split. Keep to the left through the traffic lights.
  • Immediately after the traffic lights turn right.
  • This road runs parallel to the River Mondego on your left.
  • Keep going straight and follow the “VN Poiares” and “Lousa” sign.
  • You will go over the large white suspension bridge.
  • On the bridge keep right and follow “VN Poiares and “Lousa” sign.
  • This will take you onto the Coimbra by-pass.
  • At the end of the by-pass turn right at the roundabout following “VN Poiares” and “Lousa” sign.
  • This is the main N17 road.
  • Follow this road and take the turning on the right towards “Lousa”.
  • The Cidade XL/Homes For Sale in Portugal office can be found opposite the Bombeiros (Fire Station) in Lousa.


Homes For Sale in Portugal from Faro

The best way to visit the region from the Algarve is by train or by hire car.

Driving directions from Faro

  • Join the A1 motorway north.
  • Leave the motorway at Junction 12 (Coimbra Sul).
  • Keep right after “portagem” and join dual carriageway.
  • Leave dual carriageway at “Lisboa IC2” sign.
  • Go straight towards Coimbra.
  • The road will split. Keep to the left through the traffic lights.
  • Immediately after the traffic lights turn right.
  • This road runs parallel to the River Mondego on your left.
  • Keep going straight and follow the “VN Poiares” and “Lousa” sign.
  • You will go over the large white suspension bridge.
  • On the bridge keep right and follow “VN Poiares and “Lousa” sign.
  • This will take you onto the Coimbra by-pass.
  • At the end of the by-pass turn right at the roundabout following “VN Poiares” and “Lousa” sign.
  • This is the main N17 road.
  • Follow this road and take the turning on the right towards “Lousa”.
  • The Cidade XL/Homes For Sale in Portugal office can be found opposite the Bombeiros (Fire Station) in Lousa.


Homes For Sale in Portugal from from Lisbon

Travelling from Lisbon by car or rail gives you the ideal opportunity to take in some of the different geographic sights Portugal has to offer. Travel through rustic, urban Lisbon, through the rural plains of Alentejo to the valleys and hills of the Beiras region. Coimbra is a 2 hour journey by rail or approximately 3 hours by car.

Driving directions from Lisbon Airport

  • Join the A1 motorway north.
  • Leave the motorway at Junction 12 (Coimbra Sul).
  • Keep right after “portagem” and join dual carriageway.
  • Leave dual carriageway at “Lisboa IC2” sign.
  • Go straight towards Coimbra.
  • The road will split. Keep to the left through the traffic lights.
  • Immediately after the traffic lights turn right.
  • This road runs parallel to the River Mondego on your left.
  • Keep going straight and follow the “VN Poiares” and “Lousa” sign.
  • You will go over the large white suspension bridge.
  • On the bridge keep right and follow “VN Poiares and “Lousa” sign.
  • This will take you onto the Coimbra by-pass.
  • At the end of the by-pass turn right at the roundabout following “VN Poiares” and “Lousa” sign.
  • This is the main N17 road.
  • Follow this road and take the turning on the right towards “Lousa”.
  • The Cidade XL/Homes For Sale in Portugal office can be found opposite the Bombeiros (Fire Station) in Lousa.

Get more information on travelling to and around Portugal from our Travel Centre.