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Why the Serra da Estrela is the Star of Central Portugal

Why the Serra da Estrela is the Star of Central Portugal - by Julie Dawn Fox 16.08.2014 | The muted clanging of sheep and goat bells drifts up from the valley to where I’m standing. Coupled with the pure mountain air and magnificent views of rocky ridges and distant plains, it’s idyllic indeed. So lovely that I’m kicking myself for putting off exploring the Serra da Estrela for so long.

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Linhares da Beira - Exploring Mountains & Castles -

Linhares da Beira - Exploring Mountains & Castles - via One Tiny Leap 04.01.2014 | In the depths of winter, we travelled north to a small historical village called Linhares da Beira, where the imposing 12th century castle is a born playground, the views over the valley breathtaking and life’s pace goes back to the ‘olden days’.