The Bussaco Palace is located in the heart of the Bussaco National Park, a natural woodland reserve of 125 acres right in the mountain range of t Bussaco, Portugal, north of Coimbra, a truly spectacular and serene landscape of rare trees and exotic plants of exquisite beauty.
You can conveniently access Bussaco from Oporto or Lisbon by taking exit 9 of the A1 highway at Mealhada( KM 209 ) and following road EN-234 in direction of Viseu, turning to the left 1 km after having passed Luso and following the existing signs. Arriving from east, from Viseu or Guarda, the best way is getting the EN-234 direction southwest.
The site is close to many points of wide cultural, gastronomic and historic interest - the "leitão" (suckling pig) restaurants of the IC1 ( 6 Kms ), the Bairrada Wine Route with the old wine cellars and great wine museums, the renowned university town of Coimbra with its medieval centre and museums (25 Kms), Conimbriga Roman ruins (37 Kms), the historic interior city of Viseu (70 kms), the Cathedral of Batalha, the Monastery of Alcobaça and the Sanctuary of Fátima (100kms), the Atlantic beaches of Mira (40 Kms) Aveiro, the Portuguese “Venice”(40 Kms), Figueira da Foz (50kms) with its Casino, and the Douro Valley ( 110 Kms ).International airports: Lisbon (200 Kms), Oporto (100 kms).
- Mata do Buçaco
- 3050-261 Luso – Coimbra – Portugal
- T: (+351) 231 937 970