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Serra Penha, Guimaraes

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#4 of 12 in Nature in Northern Portugal
Mountain Nature / Park
Serra Penha is located in Guimaraes. Plan to visit Serra Penha during your Guimaraes vacation using our convenient Guimaraes vacation route planner.
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  • A surprise at the top. Never seen such huge boulders (and moss) like this place, with the ability to squeeze between them on foot paths. There is a (modern, unexciting) church, a hotel + restaurant, a...  more »
  • It takes about one hour walking thru the forrest till the top. It is a great alternative to taking the car or the cable car. You get to see the views, watch the nature and to take a different perspeti...  more »
  • Very beautifull place to visit while you'r exploring Guimarães, you can visit the small caves along the mountain (most of them will have small churchs inside) and at the top you can take the best pict...  more »

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Where to stay in Guimaraes

As one of Portugal's biggest tourist cities and home to a wealth of historical buildings and other sites, Guimaraes boasts a wide array of options for accommodations ranging from extensive boutique hotels to basic youth hostels. To place yourself right in the midst of the action, check into a hotel or guesthouse in the town's medieval center, which reflects a multitude of different architectural styles that have earned it a place on the World Heritage List. Note, however, that with this popularity comes a higher pricetag. To keep costs down, try staying in the residential areas south of the center, which still provide quick access by foot or public transportation to the main sights.
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