:: Serra da Estrela Spring / Summer, With or without the snow, Serra da Estrela (Mountain Range of the Star) is the highest mountain range in mainland Portugal, part of a protected forest area between Guarda and Castelo Branco districts. Located in the Centre of the country, it has magnificent views from Torre (Tower) and agreable valleys and villages, like Piódão or Belmonte that can be appreciated during the spring time.
2 persons minimum.
During the spring and summer seasons we propose two charming
programs for you to choose:
Buçaco Palace + Piódão village (shale village)
Seia + Belmonte villages
Buçaco (formerly Bussaco) seems like a royal fairy tale castle within the Luso-Buçaco National Forest, nowadays one of the most valuable natural heritages of the country. The building was originally a monastery to the Barefoot Carmelites religious order (XVII century). From the Cruz Alta (1795 feet) hill it is possible to glance a magnificent view over the Serra da Estrela mountain, the Mondego River Valley and the Atlantic.
Travel through time in Belmonte. Residence of the the Cabral´s family since the XV century, the city is deeply connected with the Jewish heritage (Jewish Museum) and the New World Discoveries, since Pedro Alvares Cabral, the finder of Brasil, was born in Belmonte.
Piódão (XVI century) is located at Serra do Açor and resembles a nativity scene, with small houses in shale walls, blue windows and narrow streets soaring the terraces.
Seia, a beautiful small town set at the foot of Serra da Estrela, is famous for its Estrela cheese, bread and its friendly Estrela Mountain dog (or Portuguese Shepherd).
For more information about the weather (snow) conditions, please visit: http://www.meteocovilha.com/dados-torre
price per person (2 persons minimum)
price per person (over 3 persons)
price per person (groups, 10 persons)
departure time (hotel)
return time (hotel)
between 18:00 - 19:00
tickets included Option 1
Luso-Buçaco National Forest
tickets included Option 2
Museum of Discoveries in Belmonte
Included in the price: transportation; guide; lunch (one-day program); visits; insurance; VAT.
customize your tour
Contact us if you wish to customize this tour. We can create a 1-day or 1/2 day program in accordance with your schedule and budget!