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Serra da Estrela, Serra da Estrela, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the Torre twice today. The first time it was very foggy but clearer the second time. It is special because you can see for miles. However I enjoyed it when it was foggy just as much.

Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed 1 week ago

went to the geo museum and had a talk by Lucas, interesting and informative.. hoping the region to be a unesco site, withpeople as passionate as lucas hopefully it will get designated shortly, for 1 .50 euros its a must

Thank Noel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flat top of mainland Portugal's highest mountain, amazing views in all directions, go on a clear day :) Restaurant, public toilets and tourist shops onsite, do try the fabulous cheese. If like me you don't like heights, don't let that put you off going, the...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The highest point of land in mainland Portugal is referred to as Torre (Tower), at an altitude of 1,993 m (6,539 ft). There are two tower buildings with geodesic dome roofs at the top of the mountain. They are former radar towers for the Portuguese...More

1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed 10 June 2018

It was very nice to go and check all over and almost no snow, even its around 6500ft. In winter is most closed due to the roads closed. Wkends are worst with all tour coming and go, so not much quieter place.

Thank Luis c
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

There still was a bit of snow. 1995m above sea-level. In the building there are various little shops selling local cheese, ham and the usual tourist stuff. Restrooms and snacks Beautiful run up with amazing views.

Thank Niels-Fernanda
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Drive to the Torre/Top and enjoy being at the top of the highest mountain in Portugal, approx 6600ft high. Whilst your up there enjoy the walks and views. Fantastic.

Thank Beeseydave
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

They put a “mercado” at the top of the mountain with a dozen of stands selling the same things (cheese, bread, hats, hot gloves, snow ski, crazy carpets, etc). The view was still as great as 50 feet below. We saw a Snowmobile!!!!!! But we...More

1  Thank moufoudou
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Serra da Estrela must be in your bucket list of places to visit in Portugal, so different from the snow resorts from the rest of Europe or our well know sunny beaches. It’s amazing for its raw beauty. One should consider the weather forecast before...More

Thank 880margaridab
Reviewed 14 March 2018

When you want to cool down from the heat at portugal on this high mountain about 1900 meters you find ice and sometimes snow. nice local foods for sale for good price

Thank MicaC166
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Giedrė K
2 November 2016|
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Response from dartmanbull | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, The snow will start early to the mid of December and the road can be a bit tricky,with lots of bends. If the road is too bad it will be closed by the G.N.R. which is the local police. If you do get to the top of... More
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