With a maximum altitude of 1993 meters in the Tower, Serra da Estrela is an area of rare beauty with impressive mountainous slopes where we can live the silence of the heights intensely. And take advantage of these moments of communion with nature to observe it, noting the variety of vegetation, birds or flocks of sheep guided by dogs of the breed that the name of the mountain.
But we can also follow the course of the great Portuguese rivers from their sources – the Mondego in the Mondeguinho, the Zêzere in the Covão de Ametade and the Alva in the Rossim Valley are stunning places. Or enjoy the glacial valleys of Loriga, Manteigas, or Covão do Urso and Covão Grande. In the warmer months, the best suggestion will surely be the Route of the 25 lagoons that guides us through refreshing spaces.