If you love nice hikes in the fragrant and silent natural countryside, you will adore this region in Central Portugal. You can make beautiful hikes from Quinta do Retiro but also follow one of the many trails a little further away. For example, in the Serra da Estrela at about 1800 meters high, the Serra do Açor or in the Caramulo mountains. Plenty of choice and different every time.
For all ages we have a hike. From “quiet and easy” to “climb and adventure”. It’s up to you what you can handle, or just like. During your holidays, we can help you find a nice hike tailored to your needs.
From Quinta do Retiro four hikes are described in the immediate vicinity. One of them goes through Loureiro to Bobadela, an ancient Roman village including an amphitheater. On the way back you can visit the Museu de Azeite.
In Covas lives hiking guide Leen of Leen Hiking who organizes group hikes every week. You can join her on one of the spectacular and nice hikes anywhere in this part of Central Portugal
Just before Torre in the Serra da Estrela to the left of the road, begins a fantastic hike at about 1800 meters high. On the site of Trilhos Verdes you can download the coordinates and descriptions of more than 10 nice hikes in this part of Central Portugal.