Miranda do Corvo

Miranda do Corvo is a  pretty market town and Municipality in Central Portugal, it has a population of about 13,000  and is in the district of Coimbra. The name translated; means View of the Corvo, the Corvo being a River. The surrounding areas are hilly, forested, and stunningly beautiful, there are rivers, lakes, and any amount of picnic and BBQ spots, to take advantage of.

The municipality is split into 4 different parishes:

  1. Lamas

  2. Miranda do Corvo

  3. Semide e Rio Vide

  4. Vila Nova

The borders of the municipality of Miranda do Corvo, are made up in the following way:

  • Coimbra to the northwest

  • Penela to the southwest

  • Lousã to the East

  • Condeixa-a-Nova to the west

  • Vila Nova de Poiares is to the Northeast

  • Figueiró dos Vinhos to the southeast

There are three rivers crossing the area:

  1. The Rio Ceira

  2. The Rio Dueça is also known as the river Corvo, from which the town takes its name.

  3. The Rio Alheda.

There are all of the usual facilities for a Municipal town, such as:

  • Medical Centre

  • Townhall

  • Tax Office

  • Sporting facilities

  • Supermarkets

  • Mechanics

  • Car Dealerships

  • Restaurants and Cafes

  • Shops and Boutiques

There is a weekly market for vegetables, clothes, and hardware as well as a second-hand market on the 1st Sunday of every month. This market is very popular with expatriates and locals alike and is always well attended.

There is a fine choice of cafes and restaurants, even a nice hotel with a swimming pool.

Miranda do Corvo is less than 30 minutes away from the university city of Coimbra, 1 hour and twenty minutes to Porto, and 1 hr and 45 minutes to Lisbon.

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