Things to see and do - Penhas da Saúde
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Penhas da Saúde Travel guide
Penhas da Saúde : Michelin's recommendations
This is a winter sports resort, and a summer holiday spot. The area around the resort is uneven and, every now and again, you will find dammed or glacial lakes in the crevices. The road to Manteigas has beautiful landscapes where you will see in a shelter hollowed out of the rock, the statue of Nossa Senhora da Boa Estrela, whose Festival is celebrated every year in August. Just before the summit of Torre, a belvedere offers an interesting view over the dammed lake.
Tourist attractions Penhas da Saúde : Things to see and do
At 1 993m, Torre is the highest point in Portugal, and stands in a barren landscape with little grass. There is a vast panoramic view over the crop of reliefs of the Serras da Estrela and da Lousa from the centre, marked by a plinth bearing a cross. ..
The Serra da Estrela is the highest massif in the country (the highest point at Torre: 1,993m). Above its cultivated and wooded slopes the peaks are dry and riddled with large boulders... Tourism is now developing in this previously isolated region. ..
Hotels Penhas da Saúde
Penhas da Saúde P - 6200-073 Covilhã
Located just a 10-minute drive from Vodafone Ski Resort, the Hotel Serra da Estrela provides a ski school and year-round outdoor sporting activities. A Spa is right next to the hotel. Rooms at Hotel Serra da Estrela are decorated with wooden floors ..