Abelenda Bike Rental at the Ecopista do Dão
In the historic town of Santa Comba Dão the visitor can admire religiously conserved treasures of a passed more or less distant. Though with forms and stiles of different ages and times, it has the Baroque as its most marking period.
From this natural belvedere there are several beautiful views, which turn this tranquil town into a place well worth exploring.
The Bairro Alto (high quarter), with its curving alleys, its charming traditional patios and its streets with suggestive names, has a mediaeval atmosphere.
The square Largo do Rossio, in the lower part of the town, is one of the most picturesque places (see the picture on top of this page). On the one hand the pomp and circumstance of the harmonious and elegant houses of the nobility, in contrast with the attractive popular houses on the other hand.
The Casa dos Arcos, with its elegant façade, verandas and arches, the presbytery, with its magnificent renaissance façade, the 18th century church Igreja Matriz and the picturesque square of the town-hall Largo do Município, are the important visual attractions of the heart of the town.
At the local market of Santa Comba Dão, weekly, every Wednesday, except the 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Abelenda Bike Rental,