Private Serra da Estrela Tour - Snow Fun

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Up to 24 hours in advance.


Explore Serra da Estrela, the largest mountain in mainland Portugal. Whether you desire to have fun in the snow or get lost on the mountain routes, this is the perfect destination for breath-taking scenery.

Situated in the Centro region, Serra da Estrela is the mountain range with the highest peak in mainland Portugal. This natural park is an area of rare beauty and a great choice for those who love to take walks between green valleys and mountains.

It is the only place in Portugal where it is possible to practice winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding, or even make snowmen with children —popular with any child on the planet.

But Serra da Estrela is also an excellent option in the warmer months with the many lagoons and secret lakes.

What's Included

Certified Tourist Driver.

Other options can be added on request – See section Exclusions

Our executive vehicles offer Wi-Fi, bottled water, refreshments, and a relaxing atmosphere.

Personal accident and liability insurance.

Transport in luxury vehicles, with maximum comfort and extra equipment tailored to your needs.

What's Not Included

Extra - Guided visit to Quinta da Bica, an expert Dão Region wine producer- 4 Table Still Wines 23€

Extra - Typical Lunch (Starter - Main course – Drink – Dessert – Coffee) with Wines (25,00€)

Extra - Visit to a traditional cheesemaker to taste the most famous Serra da Estrela cheese 10,00€

Extra - Visit to the Seia Bread Museum - €5.00

Gratuities are not included and are left to individual discretion.

No Transportation of suitcases or excess baggage, unless specified.

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 80

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Endless Weekend Tours® received its guarantee seal - Clean & Safe in May 2020 from the Portuguese National Tourist Office.
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Here we will visit a cheese maker that produces, since an early age, cheeses of Serra da Estrela, in a traditional way. It is a family-tradition, with the knowledge inherited from the ancestors.

Pinhanços is a Portuguese town in Seia, Portugal, with 716 inhabitants (2011). Its settlement dates back to the arab era, as evidenced by the existence of a moorish cemetery, of which there are still some graves.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


According to family tradition, the origin of the Bica Manor is in a convent that already existed between 1550 and 1650.

Since 1650, Quinta da Bica - The Bica Manor - belongs to the Sacadura Botte family. With an imponent gate, you will be amazed by its architectural features as well as the surrounding landscape.

It is a site worth stopping.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Seia assumes itself as a privileged place of encounter with nature in its purest state and deserves to be visited by those who come to meet the most imposing Portuguese mountain.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Museu do Pao

The Museum of Bread is a must-visit place, where you can do a journey to the world of the Portuguese bread, learn in practice how to make it and acknowledge the Cycle of Bread, the Art of Bread, and it's social and religious aspect at the three rooms Museum.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

This is one of the must-see points in any Serra da Estrela itinerary, and it has the title of the highest village in Portugal, with 1200 meters altitude.

You will marvel at the surrounding traditions and natural surroundings of this ancient village and must try the famous Serra cheese.

You can visit the river beach, the Ethnographic Museum, water mills, the Parish Church of Sabugueiro, among other beautiful and unique views this town has to offer.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Lagoa Comprida
A mysterious spot that seems to have been taken from an authentic movie, but it is very real.

This is where the biggest water reservoir in the region of Serra da Estrela was built from an already existing lake.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Covao Dos Conchos
Covão dos Conchos is just like a movie scenery.

This is a circular opening with waterfall in a pond in the Mountain.

Although it seems natural, this charm was man made and it actually serves to lead the waters of Ribeira das Naves to the Comprida Lagoon.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Tower is the highest point in Serra da Estrela in mainland Portugal, and the second highest in Portugal (only the Pico Mountain, in the Azores, has the highest altitude - 2351 m).

The Tower has the unusual feature of being accessible until it's top by a paved road, at the end of which there is a roundabout with a symbolic monument of the Tower and a geodetic landmark.

This is the only snow ski resort in Portugal on winters.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Covao D'Ametade

Covão da Ametade is one of the most symbolic and beautiful places in Serra da Estrela.

It is located at the beginning of the Zêzere Glacier Valley.

This is a place of tranquillity where you can hear birds chirping and the water stream.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Vale Glaciar do Zezere
Along the 15 km long road, there are several points where we can pull the car over to calmly enjoy the wonderful landscapes of this authentic enchanted valley.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Poco do Inferno
This place is one of the Serra da Estrela's ex-libris!

You'll see a waterfall at the heart of the region at 1080m altitude, with icy, cristal clear, waters and one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the whole country!

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Located at approximately 700m of altitude, in a glacial valley of Serra da Estrela, where Zêzere River flows, the headquarters of the municipality Vila de Manteigas is known for its famous textile industry and, currently, for the development of tourism, given the importance in this area of Serra da Estrela.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Barragem do Vale do Rossim
The highest river beach is located also in this area of the country.

It attracts tourists and locals in the summer.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Gouveia is a beautiful mountain town in the center of the country, seat of a municipality, located on the western slope of the great Serra da Estrela, about 700 meters above sea level, where you can see a wonderful panorama of the Mondego Valley, and all the wonderful surrounding nature.

Gouveia presents a proud Heritage, with several monuments, churches, manor houses and old neighbourhoods of traditional mountain streets.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Castelo de Folgosinho

On top of the beautiful village of Folgosinho, on the northern slope of Serra da Estrela, Folgosinho Castle was a defensive triangle in the Mondego River valley, along with that of Linhares and Celorico da Beira.

The origins of the Castle are diffuse, saying popular knowledge that its foundation was attributed to the warrior Viriato, who was born here, while other archaeological studies point to a medieval foundation, continuing the settlement of the region.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Castelo de Linhares da Beira

*Medieval village of the century 12th century*

Linhares da Beira has a unique architectural diversity, the result of the legacy of various eras.

In 1169, he received his first floral, attributed by D. Afonso Henriques.

But only later, in the reign of King Dinis, its imposing castle was erected, a landmark of the village and the main visiting card of our day.

To wander the streets of this museum village is to make a journey into the past.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Desejo concretizado 5*
martaquadros, 06-01-2022
Um dia inesquecível, tivemos a sorte de ir visitar a Serra da Estrela no dia seguinte ao primeiro nevão do ano
Jennyviolin324, 24-01-2020
Enjoy the trip so much! Stunning views, nice guia-motorista, amazing wine and cheese tasting.是很棒的旅行,絕佳的風景,友善隨和的導遊,很棒的品酒和品嘗芝士的體驗。是滿足又好玩的一天,不枉此行。
O tour foi fantástico! Carlos foi um guia maravilhoso e aproveitamos o passeio de forma completa e muito agradável!.
G3629YOadrianab, 27-09-2022
Carlos foi um excelente guia. Explicou tudo de maneira bem completa. Visitamos todos os sítios dentro do programa e reservou um restaurante com uma linda vista e de quebra tivemos a sorte de termos uma apresentação de músicos estudantis!
O dia foi perfeito e não tenho nada a reclamar a não ser só elogios!

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