By Bus -- Buçaco is best explored by car. However, if you're depending on public transportation, you can visit the forest on a day trip from Coimbra. Buses from Coimbra to Viseu detour from Luso through the forest and stop at the Bussaco Palace Hotel. Five buses per day (three on Sun) make the 1-hour trip; a one-way ticket is 5€. For information and schedules, call tel. 23/982-70-81.
By Car -- From Coimbra, head northeast along Route 110 to the town of Penacova at the foot of the Serra do Buçaco. From there, continue north, following signposts along a small secondary road.
The nearest tourist office is at Luso.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.