Place of geological, natural and climatic phenomenas, Serra da Estrela is much more than we realize. It is the meeting point of fauna, flora and geology, at 2,000 meters altitude in perfect communion with nature. Ponds of clear water, with colossal stones in animal forms and impressive healing plants. The air one breathes can refresh the soul and treat ones health .
In Winter, it is dressed in a white blanket of snow and invites to winter sports and the practice of extreme activities or outings with family.
Check the Spring, flowers and other vegetation form a rainbow of life, revealing unsuspected beauties and recondite caches. The crystal clear water that runs through the mountain and the sounds of nature can give you a few days of peace and contemplation.
Summer offers the freshness of its ponds and provides long walks or bike rides, afternoons fishing or discovering historical villages and interesting local museums.
And Autumn a guise warm multicolor tones ranging from yellow to red, brown to blend with nature involves filling our soul and inviting to other adventures.
The delicious local cuisine last all year long. With its flavors extracted from nature like fruits and herbs and odd manufacture techniques, Serra da Estrela´s cuisine occupies a prominent place on the national scene. Delicacies such as Serra Cheese exceeds long ago the borders of Portugal.
And history has also left its mark in Serra da Estrela where the people and customs help to go back in time to retrieve memories and convey traditions.
Come to Serra da Estrela, with the charm of the first time or as an old friend reviving nostalgic memories.
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