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10.05.2021 • 16.05.2021
This year, Fátima Shrine will opens its doors to pilgrims on the celebrations of May 12th and 13th with a maximum of 7.500 attendants. All National Health Autority norms and recommendations will be strictly complied.
Beauty is on the inside
Convento da Sertã Hotel and Casa da Cisterna have launched a 6-day tour to show all the beauty of the inland of Center of Portugal. This incredible tour connects the welcoming town of Sertã to the Historical Village of Castelo Rodrigo along 220 km of pure bewilderment!
The hot air balloon festival "Voar na Beira Baixa" (Flying in Beira Baixa) will be held from August 30th to 4th September at the heart of a unique natural landscape because of its immensity and wilderness. Dozens of hot air balloons will fly upon the roads, the paths and the breath-taking sceneries of Castelo Branco, Idanha-a-Nova, Oleiros, Penamacor, Proença-a-Nova and Vila Velha de Ródão.
The cities of Covilhã and Guarda are now finally reconnected by railway. The Beira Baixa railway line is one of the most ancient - and also most stunning - railway connections in Portugal. Officially launched by King D. Carlos on September 6th 1891, this historical railway line connects the cities of Entroncamento and Guarda, along Abrantes, Vila Velha de Ródão, Castelo Branco, Fundão and Covilhã. The landscapes are absolutely breath-taking. Always take the scenic route.
Côa Museum organises exciting kayak tours across the Côa River. These tours include a detailed guided visit to the rock art engravings of World Heritage Archaeological Park of Côa Valley. At the heart of the most breath-taking natural landscape !
Biological olive oil of Côa Museum
Côa Museum has launched the first biological olive oil produced in the lands of the Archaeological Park of Côa Valley. This outstanding product can be bought online on the website of the Côa Museum or at the museum shop.
Sensorial baths in Montemuro Mountain
The municipality of Castro Daire will organise on May 24th an innovative activity in the dazzling Bugalhão Forest, located in Picão, Montemuro Mountain, only half an hour away from Viseu. The goal of this sustainable event is to dive in the heart of Nature, benefiting from all its soothing effects.