Like skiing? Or perhaps relaxing on a hot summer day in a historical village is more appealing to you? Whatever the case you're sure to find what you're looking for the in Beira Interior.
In and around the mountains of Serra da Estrela it's not just the sights and winter sports that reign but also regional delicious delicacies and gastronomy. If that's not enough, you can head south to the Schist Villages and enjoy some downtime among the countries best-kept secrets, as each of the 12 villages offers something truly unique to visitors.
You can also head to cities like Viseu and Guarda, where defensive walls and other fortifications provide you with a glimpse into the delicate history and past of the relationship between Portugal and Spain.