Memorable holidays in the heart of Portugal

Quinta Lusitânia is a unique guesthouse in Portugal, where the charm of a 200-year-old Manor House is combined with the possibility to make an empathetic contact with Lusitano horses.


The guests enjoy the calm atmosphere of the Quinta with its original interior, spacious pool area, colourful gardens and a vast diversity of attractions nearby to discover.


Horse lovers can profit from valuable lessons and clinics in dressage, groundwork and liberty training, that are based on a respectful and horse-friendly training technique. Experienced riders can enjoy stunning hacks to the surroundings, including to the river Criz.


Open the door to this journey into the real Portugal, far away from stress and mass tourism, and refresh your spirit in a serene environment.

Where nature and beauty meet

Quinta Lusitânia is currently the residence of the Viscounts of Valpaços, who renovated it and opened its doors, for Rural Tourism and an Riding Center.


Located just outside town, the Quinta offers a calm and serene atmosphere surrounded by lush nature.


Enjoy our beautiful gardens, watch the proud Lusitano horses graze the fields, dip into the refreshing pool, or enjoy a glass of the farm-own production Dão wine with its typical strong character.


Explore the unique countryside of Central Portugal with its genuine hospitality, beauty and diversity. Stay with us and fall in love with Portugal.

In the foot steps of ancient times

The Quinta offers six suites of which, each one follows a different thematic and was decorated with love and care.


All our rooms are equipped with beautiful antique Portuguese furniture and combine the charm of an old Manor House with the comfort of a modern accommodation.


The suites offer central heating as well as a ventilator for the hot time of the year. And, of course, a private bathroom with shower in each room.

When horse and human form a unity.

You love the strength and sensitivity of Lusitano horses and want to have a memorable Horse Holiday experience under the Portuguese sun?


You are passionate about horses and are looking for a place, where you can advance your Horse Riding and Horsemanship?


You love horses and are looking for a place, where the nature of horses is respected and you can learn an empathetic way of horse training?


You are new in the horse world and are looking for a both horse and human friendly horse experience?


You are looking for a place, where people care?


Then Quinta Lusitânia will be the perfect place for you!

What we learn with pleasure we never forget.

You want to combine your holidays with a clinic, to widen your horizon and to boost your skills to the next level?


You want to explore a field of your interest in an atmospheric environment and meet like-minded people?


Enjoy one of our clinics with carefully chosen trainers on health or horse related subjects.
You want to spend a memorable weekend full of new experiences, fun and style with your friends or family?

Then check out our packages or contact us directly for further information!


With own or Rental Car


We recommend all our guests to use an own or rental car, in order to be flexible in exploring the unique countryside of Central Portugal. From the airport of Porto, you will reach us after 1,5h of driving, from the airport of Lisbon after approximately 2,5h. The motorways in Portugal are of very good quality, but please note, that you have to pay tolls for their usage. You can pay cash or with bank card (no foreign bank cards accepted) on the control points, or – what is way easier – you get the Via Verde activated by your rental car agency. Choosing this option, you will pay automatically by credit card and don’t have to stop at the control points.

Via Transfer


If you would like to book a transfer to us, please contact us directly. From Porto Airport, prices vary upon availability between 115-140€ per direction.


Via Public Transport


Santa Comba Dão has a train station available and is connected to a bus system.  More information about availability and prices of bus and train connections, you can find here:

We offer a transfer to and from the bus or train station. Please contact us in advance to check availability.



ADDRESS. Rua do Calvário n. 1 – Couto do Mosteiro
3440-126 Santa Comba Dão


PHONE. +351 962 053 173



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