Actividades na Serra da Estrela

Reservas Casa da Serra

Activities in Serra da Estrela

The Casas Serranas offer you a starting point to discover the charms of the Serra da Estrela, in any year season.

In the house you will find a guide of the region.
Here are some suggestions.

Places to go in Gouveia

Ethnographic Museum of Gouveia
Old Head
River Beaches
Park Zoo – Gouveia
Museum of Modern Art Abel Manta Gouveia
Miniature Museum Automobile Gouveia

Main events:
April – Raid Hipico de Gouveia
May – Winter Rally International Championship Ramp Serra da Estrela
July / August – Bicycle Tour of Portugal
August – Parties of the Senhor do Calvário in Gouveia
Last Saturday of each month – Family Farming Fair in Gouveia

Activities in Serra da Estrela


– Pedestrian routes and thematic tours

The ideal time for hiking is May to October, to observe the fauna and flora of the region.
The Serra da Estrela Natural Park has a network of footpaths of Great Route of about 357 km, properly signed.

It consists of three routes, and six embodiments, even allowing for the formation of various circuits. This network is described in the guide “To the Star of Discovery” and drawn in the “Tourist Letter from Serra da Estrela Natural Park.”
As variants there is still climbing, mountaineering and orientation;
In summer there are several great above water courses to refresh the middle of a ride.

See the various paths here: ICNF

(photo by Ana Cardoso)

– Various activities in nature;

We suggest:
Orientation, Paintball, ATV riding, Sport Fishing, etc.
Winter sports;
Horse riding
Rides on all-terrain vehicles.