The combination of spirituality, leisure and culture.
Set in the scenic mountain region of northern Portugal, the Bendada Music Festival offers a unique combination of daily individual instrumental lessons, chamber music coachings, and performance opportunities. Each day is filled with electives, such as choir, music theory, composition, and improvisation workshops, which provide the students with an immersive and inspiring musical experience.
The house Cova do Barro is located at the Schist Village of Janeiro de Cima, nested at the bottom of the Zêzere Valley amidst mountains and pine woods. In the first floor of the house, guests will find the reception, as well as 1 suite and 4 double rooms, one of them prepared to accommodate
Casa da Pedra Rolada is a cosy house with three double rooms in Schist Village Janeiro de Cima. The ground floor has a fully-equipped kitchen and a living room.
Granite 17th-century house, with a rare angular window worthy of note, situated in the highest region of the historical village of Castelo Novo. This privileged position turns the house’s rustic garden into a place of exceptional beauty, surrounded by the mountainside to the south and west, and by the vast scenery of the plain of Idanha to the east.
In Janeiro de Cima you will find walls built of schist stones and pebbles, together with modern and comfortable rooms. Begin your day with a delicious breakfast with home-made jam, and then start to discover arts and traditions with the local inhabitants.
The 6 century-old Manor House Casa do Cimo is the ideal starting point to discover a truly charming region. Located in the surroundings of Alpedrinha and Historical Village Castelo Novo, Casa do Cimo has 9 bedrooms and a suite, a room/bar with fireplace, living rooms with library and game rooms, in a cosy ambiance, full of comfort.
This manor house benefits from a privileged location in the Historical Village of Castelo Novo, surrounded by a magnificent natural landscape. It has five double rooms, air-conditioned and central heating. Visitors have the chance not only of staying in one room, but also in the house, including bed & breakfast.
Located in the municipality of Fundão, 30 minutes away from the mountain Serra da Estrela, Cerca Design House is the harmonious fusion between a refurbished 17th century manor house and an exclusive contemporary design. The sobriety of the stone evokes the past, contrasting with the soft touch of burel wool and vibrant colours of a
From September 16th to 18th the charming village of Alpedrinha will host Chocalhos – Transhumance Festival that will fill this village with Mediterranean sounds. There will be workshops, exhibits and conversations involving shepherds’ universe and secrets made of wool.
On October 27th and 28th the city of Covilhã hosts the first edition of Coolwool: Creative Weekend at Covilhã, promoted by New Hand Lab and the Wool Museum of the University of Beira Interior. A city break programme full of creativity, creations and creators !