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* [[Mealhada]]
* [[Mealhada]]
other cities:Anadia,Cantanhede,Oliveira do Bairro.
other cities:Anadia,Cantanhede,Oliveira do Bairro.
(All are located in Aveiro district,except Cantanhede wich is in Coimbra district.)
==Other destinations==
==Other destinations==
Luso,Bucaco[Bussaco],Curia,Vacarica,Casal Comba,Anadia,Mogofores,Sangalhos.
Luso,Bucaco[Bussaco],Curia,Vacarica,Casal Comba,Anadia,Mogofores,Sangalhos.

Revision as of 10:43, 18 April 2008

Bairrada is in is an agro-viticulture zone in centre Portugal,mostly in the meridional part of the Aveiro district.



Main city:

other cities:Anadia,Cantanhede,Oliveira do Bairro. (All are located in Aveiro district,except Cantanhede wich is in Coimbra district.)

Other destinations

Luso,Bucaco[Bussaco],Curia,Vacarica,Casal Comba,Anadia,Mogofores,Sangalhos.


Bairrada, situated between the urban centers of Agueda and Coimbra, stretches itself along 40km from North to South. This region is mainly constituted by vineyards of circumscriptions of Anadia, Cantanhede, Mealhada and Oliveira do Bairro. From East to West it starts in the base of Caramulo and Bucaco mountains and goes until the the Littoral sands of the Atlantic.

The area of Bairrada is 108,000 ha. corresponding approximately of the cities/municipalities of Anadia,Cantanhede,Mealhada and Oliveira do Bairro,in the central region of Portugal. It presents a concentration of soils with agricultural potentialities (47%) much of the standard soils of the central region (19%). The vine occupies around 15,000 ha. In the seventies, this corresponded to 37% of the volume of the total agricultural production in the central region.


portuguese;some people speak french,english.

Get in


Get around

Drive or train(principal stations @ Pampilhosa,Mealhada,Mogofores).


The bucolic town of Luso,the villages of Bucaco(Bussaco Palace hotel),Curia(spa/garden&lagoon).




Carnaval da Bairrada/Mealhada


suckling pig


reginal spumantes[wines/vinho espumante da Bairrada].

Stay safe


Aveiro,a city north of Bairrada,Coimbra,to the south,Figueira da Foz,to the southwest.Note:these 3 cities are actually not in Bairrada,but close by.

Get out

Aveiro,Coimbra,Mira,Agueda,Fig.da Foz,Porto,Viveu,Penacova,Lousa.

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