Helpful links

You can find a lot of information on the internet. We have chosen a number of websites for you to enjoy in preparation for your holiday!  Should you find any other interesting website, please inform us.

General information about the region and Portugal

www.visitportugal.com  website of the Portuguese Tourist Board with a wealth of information in a number of languages.

http://www.insideportugaltravel.com/ general information on Portugal and for the centre of Portugal http://www.visitcentro.com/en/

Information about what to do and to see in the Serra da Estrela

Hiking

You can find 16 trails http://www.manteigastrilhosverdes.com/en/

 

From Piodão to Chãs d Égua 

Information about the slate stone village Piódão

 

 

 

You can find more slatestone villages here:  http://www.aldeiasdoxisto.pt/detalhepercurso/348/6/363/1114/2

waterval  Benfeita to Fraga da Pena

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skiing

During Winter…is there snow for skiing? Look up at  http://www.skiserradaestrela.com/

 

 

 

Facebook

There is also more and more information on Facebook! Just search for:

Aldeias Portugal; Aldeias do Xisto; Rica-e-bela-Serra do Açor; aldeias de montanha;  serradaestrela ; Oliveira do Hospital

Coimbra

Information about what to do and to see in Coimbra 

Gastronomy

This area is famous for its Serra da Estrela cheese!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serra_da_Estrela_cheese

http://thecheeselover.blogspot.pt/2011/07/serra-da-estrela-portugals-mont-dor.html

Geocaching

Is becoming more and more popular. There are many caches hidden in this region.

http://www.geocaching.com/