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Serra da Estrela tour

During this day tour you’ll discover the fantastic mountain scenery of the Serra da Estrela, its gastronomy and handicrafts.
You’ll visit Seia and the famous Bread Museum, the Tower of Serra da Estrela, Manteigas and Covilhã, where you have chance to visit the Cheese Museum.

Sightseeing tours Sightseeing private tour
Duration 8 hours
Start and finish Starting and finishing in Lisbon or in Oporto
Number of people 2 or more people

Regional features

  • Rich history
  • Unique landscapes
  • Warm & friendly people
  • Excellent food

About this tour


Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).


The tour highlights recommend some places to visit, however, there are others that may interest you, so we list some of them on ‘optional visits and experiences’.
Our main goal is to provide you an unforgettable day therefore we have the flexibility to customize the itinerary according to your preferences and tour length.

Pick you up and Drop off on the agreed spot

Our local guide will pick you up at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or other meeting points.

Our Premium Tours guarantee

Our tours are escorted by very experienced expert guides, all of whom work with us full time. With excellent English, permission to skip lines and expertise that came from real-life experience and on-the-ground knowledge, they are the key to accessing hidden gems and experiencing the true authenticity of our culture. Our guides are non-smoking.

Our recommendation

This tour is very interesting and will allow you to acquire a vast knowledge of the region. However, we warn you that it is a long journey and can be tiring, so if you have more days available, we advise you to do the two day tour.

Tour highlights


Situated on the southwest slopes of Serra da Estrela is a place of unique and natural landscapes. Here we’ll find a place that invites to the practice of open-air activity: walking, bathing in fluvias beaches, winter sports (we can find fantastic sky slopes) and also cultural activities such as visiting museums like the bread or toy museum.

Bread Museum

Where you’ll discover everything about the Portuguese bread. This space includes a restaurant, old grocery store, the library bar and the studio of art in bread.

Serra da Estrela

Very famous place by the frequent snow falls during the winter months, here you’ll have the opportunity to climb to the highest point of the Portugal mainland, the Tower of Serra da Estrela.

Monument of Our Lady of Good Star

On our way to the Tower of Serra da Estrela, we’ll find a sculpture, in the rock, date back to 1946 and dedicated to Our Lady of Good Star, the patron saint of shepherds.


Village situated about 700m above sea level, on the glacier valley of Serra da Estrela, which flows the river Zêzere. Here you will find a unique natural beauty.


Covilhã is a wonderful city in the interior region of Portugal. It’s a gateway to mainland Portugal highest point – Serra da Estrela. Its history, monuments, museums and modern energy make this city a must see!

Cheese Museum

Unique place where you can get to know the whole handmade manufacturing process of the famous Serra’s cheese delicacy appreciated and recognized internationally. Here you will have opportunity to taste 3 kinds of cheese and regional wine.

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2 people:466€574€602€
3 people:488€601€630€
4 people:536€660€692€
5 people:573€705€740€
6 people:611€752€789€
7 people:650€800€839€
8 people:818€1007€1056€
+9 people: contact us
2 people:427€526€551€
3 people:448€552€578€
4 people:493€607€636€
5 people:528€650€682€
6 people:565€695€729€
7 people:602€741€777€
8 people:738€908€953€
+9 people: contact us

LS Low Season: Nov 1st to Dec 14th & Jan 11th to Mar 31st

HS High Season: April, June, July, August & Dec 15th to Jan 10th

SS Special Season: May, September & October

Get to know Serra da Estrela

Our vehicles

We provide the best transportation in our Mercedes-Benz vehicles, guaranteeing you a safe and pleasant ride

Air suspension system

Air suspension

Ensures you an amazing comfort on tours of short and long distance

Independent air-conditioning


Guarantees indoor temperatures tailored to the needs of each one

Fresh bottled water<br> and Wi-Fi

Fresh bottled water
and Wi-Fi

Guarantee fresh bottled water and wi-fi on board so you can always be connected

Up to 7 passengers

Up to
7 passengers

Vehicles with room up to 7 passengers with practical storage solutions

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