Casa do Olival is located in Figueiró dos Vinhos, a charming old town located in the center of Portugal, in the so-called Zona do Pinhal. The village is 45 km away from Coimbra, 50 from Tomar, 180 km from Lisbon and 160 km from Oporto. The border with Spain is about 160 km.
Recently restored, Casa do Olival is surrounded by a small garden area and set in the middle of an olive grove with about 3000 m2, where there are also some fruit trees. The place is extremely quiet and perfect for families or groups of friends looking for a weekend or a holiday in a comfortable and cozy.
Casa do Olival has an ample outdoor space, which allows you to enjoy outdoor meals, barbecues and games.
Despite the tranquility of Casa do Olival, it is only 7 or 8 minutes walk from the center of the village, where you can find restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and points of cultural interest.
Ground floor: kitchen, dining / living room and toilet service.
Outside: patio / solarium and porch with a grill.
Upper floor: 3 bedrooms (2 with double bed and 1 with two single beds), with a capacity for a total of 6 people, and 1 full bathroom.
Kitchen equipment: gas cooker and heater, microwave, coffee machine, refrigerator, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, kitchenware, crockery, cutlery, iron and ironing board.
GPS coordinates: 39 ° 54'02. 00 "N, 8 ° 16'51" 39 "W
Villa and surroundings
Figueiró dos Vinhos is an old village that deserves a visit to its historical and cultural heritage. The municipal tourism office organizes free guided tours to different places of interest, such as the Cocoon of Malhoa and the Museum and Arts Center.
The Shale Villages Network defines a set of places formed by houses of traditional architecture, built predominantly with that rock. One of the most beautiful is the Casal de S. Simão, located in the municipality of Figueiró dos Vinhos, about 7 km from Casa do Olival.
The reservoirs at Castelo do Bode (8 km) and Cabril (18 km) are great for water sports or fishing. The area also offers pleasant river beaches such as the Village of Ana de Avis (2 km), Fragas de S. Simão (7 km) and Praia das Rocas (15 km).
Coimbra and Tomar, cities near Figueiró dos Vinhos, are classified by Unesco as a World Heritage Site.
Activities & Attractions:
Leisure spaces in the village: Library, Culture House, Museum / Arts Center, Municipal Garden, Children's Park, cinema, skatepark, municipal swimming pool, riding center (5 -10 minutes from Olival house).
Activities that can be practiced in the region: Climbing, fishing, horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, water sports.
Popular festivals: Carnival, festivities of S. John (June 24, municipal holiday), St. Pantaleon, (July 26, 27 and 28)
There are several restaurants and take-away in the village of Figueiró dos Vinhos, as well as several bakeries, pastry shops and cafes. In the nearby village we found other restaurants.
Grocery stores and supermarkets: Casa do Olival is a 5-minute walk from the nearest grocery store and a 7-minute walk from the nearest supermarket. On Saturdays the weekly market is held with local products such as vegetables, fruit, bread, preserves, fish, meat, handicrafts and flowers.
In the village there are several outdoor terraces, parks and other social spaces.
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