Explore Serra da Estrela, a mountain range with a extraordinary fauna and flora. With this trip from/to Lisbon you get to know the region's human, cultural, historic and gastronomic wealth. Be enchanted by the glacial troughs and the fantastic landscapes.
What to Expect
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, you will have a break for lunch at a restaurant with a fantastic view of the mountains and a wonderful regional cuisine! After lunch, visit the village of Alvares Cabral, the navigator who discovered Brazil - Belmonte. 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, 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, you will make a stop at Lagoa Comprida and will continue towards Sabugueiro, where you will find several shops with local delicacies such as mountain cheese and regional sausages, among others. Continue the trip to Nisa and through the mountain foothills you will get to the fantastic medieval village of Folgosinho, where a fantastic meal will be awaiting with all the local delicacies. Continue to Linhares da Beira, one of the most beautiful historical villages of Portugal and visit its incredible medieval castle. In the evening, return to Lisbon.
- Overnight accommodation
- Bottled water
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Private tour
What's Not Included
- Gratuities (recommended)
Know Before You Go
• Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
• Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately