Serra da Estrela Natural Park
This natural park is the pride of Portugal. His area of over 1,000 square kilometers, and it refers to the ridge of the Serra da Estrela. This place is called roof of Portugal, because there is a mountain tower, spire height reaches two thousand meters above sea level.
In the park of the Serra da Estrela mountains and combined valleys, lakes and waterfalls, natural springs of hot water and glacial lagoons. Among the unique flora and fauna in this corner of paradise survived several residential villages, which are monuments of the Middle Ages. Here you can see orchards still the Arab conquest, and the remains of Roman roads. Business Card locals - keyzhu da serra - delicious cheese from sheep's milk.
Park landscapes are ideal for outdoor activities - hiking, mountain biking, trekking and walking on skis.
To get to the natural park is the most convenient for cars on the highways of any city in the country.