Coimbra, Condeixa a Nova and Penacova, are other places in the area which are also worth discovering.
If the sun is out, follow the locals and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Enjoy some of the pleasant urban spaces such as Jardim Botanico.
To really get a feel for the area, head to some of the local sights such as the Jardim da Manga, Biblioteca Joanina and the Praca da Republica. These are popular with locals and tourists alike. For a relaxing change of pace, pay a visit to the area’s most sacred sites, such as the Santa Cruz Church.
At the end of a busy day enjoying the charms of Lousa, relax for the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Quinta Das Lagrimas, the Hotel Astoria and the Tivoli Coimbra Hotel are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.