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Guarda District

Welcome to Guarda District

Guarda: Discover the district of Guarda, a memorable destination where story-telling monuments guide you through Portugal’s earliest days. Originally founded in the 12th Century by the second king of Portugal, D. Sancho I, the capital of Guarda lies in the mountainous landscape of Serra da Estrela and is regarded as the highest city in the country, standing at an impressive height of 1,056 metres (3,500 feet). Torre is the highest peak in the range (1,993 metres/6,500 feet), as well as the highest in mainland Portugal and is home to the famous ski resort of the Serra da Estrela Natural Park.

Top Tours & Activities in Guarda District

Serra Da Estrela

In summer or winter, mainland Portugal’s highest mountain is the perfect scenery for a relaxing day in contact with nature!

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Crossing The 3 Cântaros – Serra Da Estrela

Discover and explore the fantastic trails of the most beautiful portuguese mountain and taste the excellent mountain food with a portuguese professional mountain guide!

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From Porto: Portugal Historical Villages Private Tour

If you are a huge fan of historical villages, little in size but full of histories to be told, this private tour was made for you! Discover the Portuguese capital of Serra Da Estrela cheese, Celorico Da Beira. Return to the past and relive the Roman times on Linhares da Beira Village. A cheese tasting session is included on this private journey!

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Sortelha And Sabugal Tour

Come and visit two traditional Portuguese villages. Sortelha is one of the oldest, most beautiful towns in Portugal. It has kept its physiognomy all this time and is considered one of the best preserved. Sabugal is a beautiful city located in the Center Region of the Country.

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Good To Know

Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro
Time Zone
GMT
Country Phone Code
+351
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