Nature Adventure


GPS 42º6'14,10''N | 8º16'21,89''W

Avenida Centro de Estágios N.º 1316
4960-320 Melgaço

T. (+351) 251 410 200 / 925 665 093

How to get there

Lisboa (470 Km), Oporto (155 Km), Faro (735 Km): Rede Expressos to Melgaço
It’s only 2,5 km from the Central Bus terminus to the Hostel.

A22 – A2 (from Faro) – A1 (from Lisboa) – A3 (from Oporto) / A28 to Gondarém and E.N.13 to Melgaço


We have various types of rooms and services available, suitable for all our guests, either travelling individually or in groups.

Open 24 hours
Reception schedule: 08h00 to 24h00

Meals available for groups of 20 or more people, with a minimum 3-day advance reservation.

Lunch / Dinner / Packed lunch - 8 €
Buffet Lunch / Dinner - 13,5 €

Close to you

Vila Nova de Cerveira




The Melgaço Youth Hostel is part of the Complexo Desportivo e de Lazer do Monte Prado (Monte Prado Sports and Leisure Complex), which is in the Centro de Estágios de Melgaço (Melgaço Training Centre), on the banks of the rio Minho (Minho River).

Melgaço is a small, picturesque old town, located on the edge of Northern Portugal.

Inserted in the Parque Nacional Peneda do Gerês (Peneda Gerês National Park), visitors have walks and trails as far as the eye can see, or for the more adventurous, a chance to go Rafting, Canyoning, Abseiling, and Zip wire crossing.

The well-known Solar do Alvarinho, which operates from a 17th Century building is the mother house of the Alvarinho Route, a place that has the best wines, smoked ham and sausages, honey, maize bread, handcraft, as well as other regional products to buy and take home. The vineyards and wineries are recognized for its quality and prestige, making this a can’t miss stop.

You will most likely want to repeat your visit!


 For the time being, and due to the exceptional circumstances related to COVID-19, Common kitchen and Laundry services are not available.

Capacity and Facilities | We have a total of 58 beds
Double bedrooms with WC
Double bedrooms with WC adapted for disabled
Multiple bedrooms with 4 beds
Private rooms (4 pax): 1 double + 1 twin room, with private bathroom


Melgaço: Land of Alvarinho and Leisure

The Youth Hostel of Melgaço is part of sports and leisure Complex of Monte Prado –Training Center, on the bank of the river Minho.

Melgaço is a small, picturesque and antique village, located on the north end of Portugal. Inserted in the Peneda- Gerês National Park, the visitor has hiking trails losing of sight, or for the more adventurous, the hypothesis to do rafting, canyoning, rappel and slide.

The well-known Solar of Alvarinho, sausages, wines and wine-cellar, for its quality and prestige, it´s a obligatory stop-ping-place. It is most likely want to repeat!


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