Luxury holidays in Belmonte

When to go

Belmonte’s nature is at its best in springtime and temperatures are perfectly balmy. Those looking to ski on Portugal’s only pistes will want to visit between December (snowfall allowing) and April.

Getting there

  • Planes

    Porto’s international airport is a two-and-a-half hours’ drive from Belmonte; Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport is a three-hour drive away.
  • Trains

    Comboios de Portugal runs a four-hour rail service from Lisbon to Belmonte-Manteigas (a 10-minute drive from Belmonte).
  • Automobiles

    There’s plenty to see beyond Belmonte and driving distances are manageable – Castelo Branco and Serra da Estrela are both under an hour’s drive away.