From EUR 350
Serra da Estrela is a mountain range with a extraordinary fauna and flora. With this trip we want you to get to know the region's human, cultural, historic and gastronomic wealth. Be enchanted by the glacial troughs and the fantastic landscapes of the natural park.
Leaving from Lisbon at 8 am towards Serra da Estrela. The first stop will be in the city of Covilhã, one of the most important cities of Serra da Estrela. After a little climb up the mountain, we will have a break for lunch at a restaurant with a fantastic view of the mountains and a wonderful regional cuisine!
After lunch, we will visit the village of Alvares Cabral, the navigator who discovered Brazil - Belmonte. We will visit the medieval castle, the house of the Jews and other places on this charming town.
The journey continues through the interior of the mountain, passing by Manteigas and the fantastic Glacier Valley. In Manteigas, you will be able to enjoy a fantastic dinner at a local restaurant and rest in a friendly typical hotel accommodation of the small town.
After a breakfast that can not be missed, we will climb up to Torre, the highest point of Serra da Estrela, through one of the most spectacular and beautiful roads in the mountains. On the way down the mountain, we will make a stop at Lagoa Comprida and will continue towards Sabugueiro, where we will find several shops with local delicacies such as mountain cheese and regional sausages, among others.
We will continue the trip to Nisa and through the mountain foothills we will get to the fantastic medieval village of Folgosinho, where a fantastic meal will be awaiting with all the local delicacies.
We will continue to Linhares da Beira, one of the most beautiful historical villages of Portugal and visit its incredible medieval castle.
In the evening, we will return to Lisbon.
-Excellent value for money
-Free hotel pickup and drop-off included