In summer or winter, mainland Portugal’s highest mountain is the perfect scenery for a few relaxing days in contact with nature. At 1,993 metres at its highest point in Torre, Serra da Estrela is an area of rare l
The most frequently used Portuguese Way of St. James is the Central Route, which passes through Lisbon, Coimbra and Porto. It is fully waymarked from Lisbon with the unmistakable yellow arrows that mark the Ways of St.
The most common image of Centro de Portugal is of nature in its purest state, massive mountains and many rivers in deep valleys, creating landscapes of great beauty. The highest and most famous mountain is Serra da Estrela, but Ce
Over 200 years old, the string of Napoleonic Wars forts known as the Linhas de Torres at Torres Vedras are the visible remains of the struggle between the Portuguese and the French for sovereignty that occurred at the beginning of the XIXt