The 8 Best Things to Do in Serra da Estrela, Central Portugal

Discover the best top things to do in Serra da Estrela, Portugal including Serra da Estrela, Torre, Covao D'Ametade, Vale Glaciar do Zezere, Covao Dos Conchos, Centro Comercial da Torre, Sentir Serra da Estrela, ActiveWay.

1. Serra da Estrela

Parque Natural da Serra da Estrela, Serra da Estrela, Portugal Nature & Parks, Mountains
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4.5 based on 729 reviews

Serra da Estrela

Reviewed By Craig M - Porto, PortugalPorto, Portugal

So Much to See

The Serra da Estrela Natural Park covers an area around 880 square kilometres (88,000 hectares), so is one of the largest natural parks in Portugal. A park of that size requires multiple visits to begin to understand the scope of what it contains.There is

2. Torre

Serra da Estrela, Portugal Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4 based on 461 reviews

Torre

Reviewed By Craig M - Porto, PortugalPorto, Portugal

Highest Point of Mainland Portugal

The highest point of land in mainland Portugal is referred to as Torre (Tower), at an altitude of 1,993 m (6,539 ft). There are two tower buildings with geodesic dome roofs at the top of the mountain. They are former radar towers for the Portuguese Air Fo

3. Covao D'Ametade

Estrada N338 | Na subida de, Serra da Estrela, Portugal Nature & Parks, Valleys, Geologic Formations, Forests, Bodies of Water, Mountains More
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4.5 based on 90 reviews

Covao D'Ametade

Reviewed By Craig M - Porto, PortugalPorto, Portugal

Photogenic Picnic Spot

Covão d’Ametade is a serene and scenic area that was once a grassland where deer went to feed. It formed in a glacial depression, overlooked by three rocky Cántaros (mounts or ridges of stone). The Zêzere river flows through the covão, where its banks are

4. Vale Glaciar do Zezere

Manteigas, Serra da Estrela 6260-311, Portugal Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities, Scenic Drives, Points of Interest & Landmarks More
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5 based on 33 reviews

Vale Glaciar do Zezere

Reviewed By Craig M - Porto, PortugalPorto, Portugal

Beautiful Glacial Valley

This is a beautiful glacial valley that covers about 10km from the top of the Serra da Estrela, down towards Manteigas.The N338 road runs up the side of the valley, providing several opportunities to stop and enjoy the view. It is a very good route to tak

5. Covao Dos Conchos

Serra da Estrela 6270, Portugal Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Covao Dos Conchos

Reviewed By Craig M - Porto, PortugalPorto, Portugal

Picturesque drain to another lagoon

It might sound unusual that someone would hike for an hour to see a drain-pipe. But perhaps, after you have seen photos of this particular feat of engineering, you will want to visit it yourself. That was the reaction that I had after seeing images online

6. Centro Comercial da Torre

Alvoco da Serra | Near by Torre da Serra da Estrela, Serra da Estrela 6300-230, Portugal Food & Drink, Shopping, Farmers Markets
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Centro Comercial da Torre

Reviewed By oscarluizp - Cuiaba, MTCuiaba, MT

Dê sua passadinha no comércio mais alto de Portugal continental!

Lá no topo da Serra da Estrela, junto à Torre que marca o ponto mais alto de Portugal continental, está o Centro Comercial da Torre, esse pequeno espaço, apertado, e com comerciantes vendendo de maneira enfática os produtos da Serra. Sempre abordando os c

7. Sentir Serra da Estrela

Enter a destinationSerra da Estrela, Portugal
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Sentir Serra da Estrela

More than a company, we are a team that aims coordination and the provision of services of accompaniment and tourist animation, as well as the promotion of quality tourism offers and activities. With us you can visit Serra da Estrela in a unique and authentic way and have experiences you will never forget.

Reviewed By miicael - Alfandega da Fe, PortugalAlfandega da Fe, Portugal

Experiência a repetir

Realizei uma atividade com a Sentir Serra da Estrela com o meu grupo de amigos. Tive a oportunidade de descobrir lugares fantásticos na Serra da Estrela com o acompanhamento dos guias da empresa. A repetir!

8. ActiveWay

Enter a destinationSerra da Estrela, Portugal
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ActiveWay

We are a company certified by portugal tourism. We make interpretive tours in the natural park of the Serra da Estrela, in the hamlets of historic villages, shale and in the Douro. In our tours our clients contact with the endogenos products, from the cheese of the star saw to the wines of the douro is just an example. Fantastic landscapes and moments to enjoy with greatest quality.

Reviewed By Antonio899 - Samouco, PortugalSamouco, Portugal

Regresso á Serra....

Um excelente motivo para disfrutar da companhia organizacional da Activeway. Momentos unicos em ambiente de amizade e profissionalismo. Recomendo.vivamente.

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