Serra da Estrela

With a maximum altitude of 1993 meters, Serra da Estrela is an area of rare scenic beauty with impressive mountainous slopes, in which we can feel intensely the silence of the heights. And to take advantage of these moments of communion with nature to observe it, noting the variety of vegetation, birds or flocks of sheep guided by dogs of the breed that the Serra da Estrela gave its name to.

When to visit

With the mountains coated in white in winter, appealing to winter sports, bursting with colors in spring and autumn, and with an immensity of river beaches for the summer heat, Serra da Estrela becomes an ideal place to visit in any season.

What to visit

The gastronomy

SERRA DA ESTRELA's gastronomy is recognized as a significant part of the Portuguese heritage, identity, and cultural heritage, integrating diverse realities and knowledge, expressed in the sustainable use and management of natural resources, in the balance of the productive and food regime.





museu do pao


Museu do Pão

In addition to being a museum, the Bread Museum, based in Seia, also has an authentic and delicious restaurant with the richest flavors of Serra da Estrela



Abrigo da Montanha

The restaurant Abrigo da Montanha pays tribute to the gastronomic traditions of Serra da Estrela to guests and visitors in a unique and tasty way.




Located in Sabugueiro, the village with the highest altitude (1120m) in Portugal, this family restaurant offers its customers typical mountain dishes and lots of prime wine!



Madre de Água

The Madre de Água Restaurant - Serra da Estrela was born in Gouveia, with a concept of traditional cuisine based on the flavors of the region, which it has maintained since its opening.

o albertino


O Albertino

Albertino started as a small restaurant and shopping establishment. With dozens of years of experience and gastronomic distinctions, Albertino is one of the most respected restaurants in the entire Serra da Estrela. It is a ``must try`` on a visit to Serra da Estrela.

Taberna da Adega


Taberna da Adega

Inside the Pedra Cancela - Adegas Lusovini operates the Taberna da Adega, an eno-gastronomic space inside the cellar. The menu features typical recipes from the Dão region, from the most emblematic dishes to their many and varied snacks.



Bem Haja

Seen as one of the best restaurants in the entire Serra da Estrela, the Bem-Haja restaurant, located in Nelas, will bring divine-tasting food with an extremely welcoming atmosphere.



Lá em Casa

The Restaurant Lá em Casa is known by having its own identity, where Portuguese cuisine shows multicultural influences in the presentation of the dishes, making a fusion of innovative flavors, capable of captivating an audience that makes recurring visits a very healthy habit.