Day 1 – In the morning we leave the sunny city of Lisbon and we will towards the Serra da Estrela in the case of a single destination and considered the highest point in Portugal with its nearly 2000 meters above sea level which makes one of the largest mountains of Iberian Peninsula.
Our first stop will be in Covilhã, capital of the wool industry (with a museum that is dedicated to her unique throughout Europe) here is made of the products as good fame gives Portugal, time and prominence to visit the famous museum sacred art.
After Covilhã we will visit Belmonte to know the birthplace of discoverer of Brazil name Pedro Alvares Cabral in Belmonte typical village visit the museum of discovery so that we can know in detail the history of his caravel to Brazil, still time to meet Belmonte Castle birthplace Cabral and enjoy the unique views of the Serra da Estrela, the river Zêzere and the chapel of the Manor House which serves as pantheon for the Cabral family and which is part of the remains of the browser.
The following is the Health Penhas located in the heart of Serra about 1300 meters altitude where the hilly landscape and pure air we breathe makes it famous for being an ideal place to cure respiratory diseases and proof of this is the old sanatorium now transformed into hostel.
Day 2 – We leave the hotel towards the peak of the mountain, on the road that leads us will tower find the image of Our Lady of Good Star patron saint of shepherds in a carved monument with about 7 meters, already in the Sierra Tower next to your landmark will have a view of breath-taking that never fall in his forgetfulness,
The resort of Serra da Estrela is directed to all those who love winter sports and it is open all year, Long Pond glacial origin and that his name should will elongated shape and its blue waters and deep
On this day we have the opportunity to visit the beautiful village of Sabugueiro, Manteigas and Seia where we will visit a traditional cheese factory that focuses its production on the famous cheese of the Serra da Estrela, we see first-hand the art of those who raise the name so famous product world which is aware of the Portuguese wines one of the most consumed and exported to several countries.
The souvenir shops are a temptation with the famous coats sheep wool and all the typical emphasis area craft still rural homes and land people which plunged into the pure and authentic rural Portugal, follows the return to Lisbon and be shore that you will never forget this places.
Day 3 – In the city of Coimbra clear emphasis on its famous University connoted as the first University in the country and one of the oldest in the world and the first registration as a university is in the year 1290. In our will visit University contemplated’s a visit to the Paço of the schools, the rich Baroque library, the living room of Capelos, examinations room and the weapons room located next to the tower where we find the best “balcony” over the Mondego river.
Coimbra is a complete city as it adds the old modern the opposite of youth culture, religion and sport in Coimbra lacks nothing or almost nothing, this city has a rich historical, architectural and cultural to it, are a precious collection of common Humanity, now recognized by UNESCO.
Last but not least visit the famous Sanctuary of Fatima one of the largest centers of pilgrimage to the Virgin Mary in the Catholic world, the first stop will be in the commercial center of Fatima where it manufactures and sells a wide range of religious and sacred art where you can buy all the memories of your presence and faith in Our Lady of Fatima, then we follow to the Sanctuary so you can visit the Church of Our Lady of Fatima, Chapel of the Apparitions, Holy Trinity Church.
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Day 1 – Lisbon – Covilhã – Belmonte – Penhas da Saúde – Serra da Estrela
Day 2 – Serra da Estrela – Ski resort – Manteigas – Seia – Coimbra
Day 3 – Coimbra – Fatima – House of the 3 Pastorinhos – Lisbon
Day 1 – Lisbon – Hotel – Lisbon – Covilhã – Museum of Wool – Museum of Sacred Art – Belmonte – Historical Center – Museum of Discovery – Belmonte Castle – Belmonte Matrix Church – Pantheon of the Cabral family – Penhas das Saude – Historical Center – Hotel in Serra da Estrela
Day 2 – Hotel Serra da Estrela – Nossa Senhora da Estrela – Ski resort – Road to Manteigas – Viewpoints – Lagoa Comprida – Sabugueiro – Manteigas – Seia – Bread Museum – Coimbra – Hotel
Day 3 – Hotel Coimbra – Coimbra Historical Center – University Coimbra – Paço of schools – Hall of Capelos – Examinations Hall – Hall of Arms – Joanina Library – University Tower – Old Cathedral – New Cathedral – Church of Santa Cruz – Riverside Area – Fátima – Fátima Centre – Religious Articles Factory – Sanctuary of Fatima – Apparitions Chapel – Church of Our Lady of Fatima – Holy Trinity Church – Lisboa – Hotel – Lisbon
1st Night – Serra da Estrela
2nd Night – Coimbra
3rd Night – Lisbon
|Itinerary adapted at your own rhythm|
|Private Transfers Airport/Hotel/Airport|
|Costumized service from our driver/tour guide|
|Top-of-the-range Mercedes vehicle|
|24/7 customer service|
|Time and visit all the sites advertised on Itinerary|
|Excellent buying tips and the best traditional restaurants|
|Bottled water on board|
|Other services not listed in the Itinerary|
|Paid entries on monuments|