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Serra da Estrela - Full day from Lisbon

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Abc TravelThe second highest point of Portugal, Torre, in Estrela's MountainDuration: 1 hour

$143.85 Private & Custom Tours

Serra da Estrela: Private Tour: Lisbon, Serra da Estrela: in Mercedes

The Serra da Estrela has a Ski Resort (we will have free time in the snow) for the delights of all those who are lovers of snow sports.In that region stands out for the long Lagoon of glacial origin being that its name is due to the elongated form and its blue and deep waters.On this day we will have the opportunity to visit the beautiful village of Sabugueiro and Seia where we will visit a traditional cheese factory that focuses its production on the famous cheese of the Serra da Estrela, we will see closely the art of those who raise the name of such a famous product at the level world being this pair of Portuguese wines one of the most consumed products and exported to several countries.The souvenir shops are a temptation with the famous sheep wool coats and all the typical handicraft of the region, the people of the land where we immerse ourselves in the pure and authentic rural Portugal follow the return to Lisbon with certainty that will never forget the day spent in this well Portuguese place.Where are we goingLisbon - Hotel - Lisbon - Covilhã - Tower of Serra da Estrela - Ski resort of Serra da Estrela - Long Lagoon - Seia - Sabugueiro - Traditional dairy of Serra da Estrela - Traditional trade of Serra da Estrela - Seia - Bread Museum - Moinho do Pão - Manteigas - Lisbon - Hotel - Lisbon

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Mountain Star

We will begin our trip leaving Lisbon early, having as first stop to Covilhã, land of the wool industry, of labor, a cradle of several discoverers such as Diogo Alves da Cunha and Pêro da Covilhã.Visit to the historical center.Today with one of the most important Portuguese Universities.Time now to climb the Torre, the highest point of Continental Portugal with 1993 meters high.The Serra da Estrela is one of the few Portuguese regions blessed with snowfall, and is covered every year with an extensive white mantle in the height of winter and the only ski resort in the country.The lowest temperatures in Portugal are usually recorded at the summit of Serra da Estrela, with minimum temperatures occasionally reaching -20 ° C in winter.Here you can rent your equipment and try one of the different slopes and try not to fall !!SabugueiroThe story goes that this parish arose from a cluster of shepherds’ huts that used the pastures for their sheep and goats.At the end of the 19th century, the penetration of Serra da Estrela began to occur through scientifically organized excursions.The Sabugueiro became a mandatory station or point of support and passage for the explorers. From village ignored, it became very well known.Seia – Bread MuseumTime to visit and know one of the products that makes Portugal so well known in the World, yes … the bread.The Bread Museum, based in Seia, is a private museum that aims to collect, preserve and display the objects and heritage of Portuguese bread.From that year 1996 until its opening, on September 26, 2002, the collection was carried out, whether through purchase in antique dealers, booksellers and auctions, or through donations.Mountain GastronomyIn a place like the Serra da Estrela it is impossible to forget its typical gastronomy, having as main actor the Cheese of the Mountain and the sausages (typical chorizo).Return to Lisbon with the certainty of a well spent day.

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Private 2 Day Serra da Estrela Tour from Lisbon

Day 1:Departure from the hotels where the customer is located (Lisbon area)We start our tour visiting the Natural Pools of Penha Garcia in Idanha-a-Nova, these pools take advantage of the natural course of the river and are located in the rocky landscape, where the waterfall stands out.We follow our Tour visiting the Village of Monsanto, considered the most Portuguese Village of Portugal. Its origins go back to the Palaeolithic, conquered to the Moors by D. Afonso Henriques, in 1165, and later donated to the Order of the TemplarsWe go to Covilhã, you will find the interesting Cheese Museum. Unique place where you can get to know the whole process of artisanal manufacture of the famous cheese of the Serra.we stopped a bit to take some photos of the center of the city of Covilhã, located on the slope of Serra da Estrela, facing the East, this city, seat of county, is located at about 700 meters of altitudeWe will visit Penhas da Saúde the beautiful mountain village located at about 1500 meters altitude in the heart of the Serra da Estrela. Then visit the Nossa Senhora da Boa Estrela, the patroness of the Pastores. In Covão do Boi, situated above the 1,850 meters of altitude, one can appreciate the magnificent monument carved in the granite rock of Nossa Senhora da Boa Estrela or the shepherds, with seven meters of height.Then we continue to the Tower which is the highest point of the Serra da Estrela and also of Continental Portugal. This point is not a typical ridge of mountain, but rather the highest point of a mountain range. We have completed the day in Accommodation in Serra da Estrela in one of our Hotels Partner PartnersDay 2:After breakfast, we started our Tour visiting Loriga which is known as the "Portuguese Switzerland" due to its extraordinary geographical location. Surrounded by mountains, We will continue to Seia, to visit the Museum of the Bread that consists of a museum of private initiative. It displays and preserves the objects and heritage of PortugueseThen we continue to Sabugueiro, this village is considered the highest in Continental Portugal, located in the valleys of Serra da Estrela at about 1150 meters altitude.We visit a breeder of Dogs of Serra da Estrela, which is a breed of dogs native to Portugal from the Serra region.After lunch we will visit the Trout Nursery, this place is interesting, because in this place is where the creation of trout is made for repopulation and renewal of fish in our rivers.We finish our Tour visiting the Well of Hell as its name indicates is a well, or a small lagoon in the Serra da Estrela resulting from a waterfall of about 10 meters high, formed by the waters of the Ribeira de LeandresIn the evening, return to Lisbon.

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Serra da Estrela - Full Day Tour

The Tour starts at 09H00 in the morning with a pick-up in your hotel, start your visit to Serra da Estrela, known by its breathtaking mountain views, amazing landscapes, and its fascinating places,This tour will take you to the tower of Serra da Estrela, the highest point of Portugal, without counting with the Islands, is not a ridge in the mountain, but the highest point of Serra de Estrela, in a high of 1993 meters you will find a tower that marks the highest point, over there there’s a point view that will blow up your mind.Let yourself surrender with the beauty of the Lagoa Comprida, with a high of 28 meters, this pond was a glacier with 1 km of extension. In the north shore there’s a way that goes to the edge with an excellent access through a small rote that allows you to see an aquatic site.Behind this, the Tour offers you the opportunity to be in one of the most attractive places to winter sports, which is the Serra da Estrela’s ski resort; it is very famous for those who appreciate this kind of activity, and also for families who like to take their children to play in the snow. In general, it’s a winter park, where you can practice some sport or just to have fun with friends.In Seia, you will visit the Sabugeiro village, the highest village in Portugal, with a high of 1200 meters. Here you will find a set of amazing landscapes and waterfalls, you will also visit the Bread museum entering in the Bread culture and finally, the traditionally cheese factory.Don´t miss this amazing opportunity to be in of the most beautiful places in Portugal, Serra da Estrela has everything to turn up your day unforgettable.