Things to Do

What activities are there to do in the area for the active holiday maker? The beautiful and welcoming area of Central Portugal can be discovered in many ways. On your own but also organized. On foot or by car. Historical, picturesque and authentic villages but also nature and much more.

Surrounding Arganil – Central Portugal

In the immediate vicinity of Bed & Breakfast Casa Traca there is plenty to do for everyone. Whether you love nature or relax or culture or shopping. There is a true holiday feeling for everyone. We can give you information for a nice trip or a tour in Central Portugal Arganil. Do you want a holiday where you can be active yourself? If you want (long-distance) walking, cycling, mountain biking or motorcycling then the surroundings of Casa Traca are the ideal base. You can walk or cycle up the mountain from the fence. The Monte Alto where you will find a beautiful little chapel with its own special story on top. A true legend from the area, read more about it on the page.


Of course you can also take the forest path to Arganil on this road you cycle safely but most of all very idyllically through the woods to Arganil. The first larger town at Valbona, about 3 kilometers away. Under the heading cycling and motorcycling we have included a link for you to one of the routes that run past Bed and Breakfast Casa Traca. The area is also known for its many rivers and river beaches, where you can relax in the natural shade of the trees along the banks in the summer. The Rio Alva and the Rio Mondego are the two rivers in the immediate vicinity. A little further away you will find Rio Douro, also known as the wine region. Due to the differences in height in this area and the water-rich area you will also find many waterfalls of different sizes.

Bed & Breakfast Casa Traca is very central: with an hour’s drive you are on the coast but also on the highest point of Portugal. For even more ideas for a day trip during your stay at Casa Traca: click here

Agenda activities in the Arganil region

Agenda omgeving B&B Casa Traca

Hier vindt u wat er door derden georganiseerd wordt in de omgeving van B&B Casa Traca. De maximale reistijd is 45 minuten met de auto.
Wat is er te doenLocatieDatumCategorieKosten
Weekmarkt - zigeunermarkt
Arganil - markt1: Elke donderdagochtendMarktGratis
Maandmarkt -ZigeunermarktTabua - markt2: 3e zondag van de maandMarktGratis

Arganil - centrum3: 4e zaterdag van de maandMarktGratis
KofferbakmarktPub George and the Dragon4: Elke zaterdagochtendMarktGratis
Rally Portugal wrc2019
ArganilMei: 21-24 mei 2020


22 mei in Arganil!
27e Concentraçao internacional de motos

GoísAugustus: 3e week augustus van woensdag-zondagMotorevenement; Muziek; Markt; RallyPrijs € 5 | € 15 per dag
Passe partout € 30,00
Feira do Mont'AltoArganil, Sup Paço (grote parkeerplaats)September: 1e weekendMarkt; Festival; Kermis, MuziekGratis
Feira de São MiguelSecariasOktober: 1e weekend oktoberMarkt; FestivalGratis
Bedevaart Capela Mont'AltoMont'Alto (Arganil) - "onze" bergAugustus: 15 augustusHeilige feestdag; MarktGratis
Pilates en Yoga Secarias centraal PortugalSecarias praia fluvial5: Elke zaterdagochtend in v.a 13 juli tot eind augustus 9.00 - 10.00Sport, Yoga, PilatusGratis
Capela de São Pedro (monument)Arganil (richting Sarzedo)elke donderdag + vrijdag in augustus open.Bezienswaardigheid, monumentGratis
Zumba dansenSecarias, praia fluvialmaandag 19.00-20.00 in juli en augustusSport, dansenGratis
BTT TabuaTabuaMei: 31 mei 2020

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Oktober: 11 oktober 2020
Sport, fietsenGratis

Impression of sights and activities in the area

Below an impression of the various sights that Central Portugal, region of Arganil has to offer.


Traveling around Portugal and / or a city trip to Coimbra, Lisbon or Porto?


Many of our guests combine a stay at Casa Traca with a visit to one of these three cities. Coimbra is easy to do as a day trip from Casa Traca where you have enough time to view this beautiful place at your leisure and to eat well in one of the many restaurants.

Lisbon and Porto are a bit further away but are ideal to combine when you arrive in Portugal or just before you leave Portugal. We can advise you on accommodation in one of the two cities.
If you are in Porto or Lisbon you can explore the city extensively on your own, but a guide can tell you so much more. We have entered into a partnership with Bajabikes for this. This organization organizes various cycling and walking tours in both cities and, if desired, even makes a trip to Sintra from Lisbon. We can book a tour for you, but you can also use our cooperation agreements via the links below.

For Porto: tours in Porto

For Lisbon: Tours in Lisbon

Tours – travel around

During these round trips you will stay in different accommodations from which you can make day trips to nearby attractions. You fly to Lisbon, faro or Porto where a car is waiting for you and you fly home via the other airport. You must book your flight and car hire yourself. We can advise you on this. We would like to refer you to the website of Rondreizen Portugal. See for more information rondreizen in the right side of the page

Omgeving Arganil

Have also a look at the website of  Visit Portugal


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