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Serra da Gardunha, Fundao

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The Gardunha mountain range, so called by the Moors, is located in central Portugal, in Centro Region, beyond the Serra da Estrela range, giving way to an extensive plain called Cova da Beira. It was covered with vineyards in the time of King Dinis, who reigned in the 13th and 14th centuries. But the sovereign decided to pull them up and replace them with chestnut trees all over the Alcambar valley. The valley became known as the King's groves. Unfortunately though, due to man's negligence, violent fires destroyed a significant number of trees, although some areas were reforested. Pirâmide, is the highest point in Gardunha mountain range.
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  • A saw with spectacular sights, the river zêzere around, beautiful, even in February with rain, with good roads and easy to drive, much easier than the serra da estrela, fundão and always very good and the villages of shale, and river beaches, and the campsites, want to return.
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  • Great views and very close to nature. Great place to enjoy fresh air is walk bike.
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  • Out an incident I had with a boar is a great place to go jogging walking the dog or enjoy the silence and the view. Have a privileged view to the Serra da Estrela and also on the opposite side to the barrier of Santa águeda (Marateca).
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