The Best Portugal Mountain Villages Tour From Lisbon

Discover a Portugal made of stones, waterfalls, and rock formations in unusual ways. Then, through the trees and along the waterways, explore the typical mountain villages full of genuine people.


From €540


5 days

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Portugal Mountain Villages Tour

Embark on a journey to the stunning region of Serra da Estrela and explore its charming mountain villages with our Portugal mountain villages tour. These hidden gems offer a unique glimpse into Portugal’s rich cultural heritage and traditional architecture.

Serra Estrela tour is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature while discovering the quaint villages that dot its picturesque landscape. From the cobblestone streets of Manteigas to the rustic charm of Sabugueiro, each town tells its own story and offers a glimpse into rural Portuguese life.

As you venture through these mountain villages, you will be captivated by their timeless beauty. The traditional stone houses’ sloping roofs blend seamlessly with the surrounding natural scenery. Wander through narrow alleys lined with colorful flowers and experience the warm hospitality of the locals who take pride in preserving their cultural traditions.

In addition to their architectural allure, these mountain villages also serve as gateways to outdoor adventures. Hiking enthusiasts can explore scenic trails that lead to panoramic viewpoints and cascading waterfalls. Winter brings a new dimension to Serra da Estrela as it transforms into Portugal’s only ski resort, offering thrilling skiing and snowboarding opportunities.

Whether seeking tranquility amidst nature or exploring Portugal’s rural heritage, a Serra da Estrela tour promises an unforgettable experience. Discover hidden treasures in its enchanting mountain villages and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Mountain villages, breathtaking landscapes, cultural heritage, traditional architecture

Experience the beauty and serenity of Portugal’s Serra da Estrela on an unforgettable Portugal Mountain Villages tour that will forever leave you with cherished memories. Whether you are searching for tranquility amidst nature or a chance to explore the rural heritage of this captivating region, Serra da Estrela has it all. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes surrounding you as you delve into the heart of this mountainous paradise.

As you embark on your journey, prepare to be enchanted by the hidden treasures within its charming mountain villages. Each village tells a unique story, with its distinct character and traditions waiting to be discovered. Stroll through cobblestone streets lined with picturesque houses adorned with colorful flowers.

Engage with friendly locals eager to share their stories and traditions passed down from generation to generation. Experience their warm hospitality as they welcome you into their world. Indulge your senses in local cuisine bursting with flavors unique to this region.

From hearty traditional dishes, each meal will be a culinary delight showcasing Portuguese gastronomy’s richness and authenticity. For those seeking adventure, embark on exhilarating hikes through pristine landscapes where breathtaking vistas await at every turn.

Feel your spirits soar as you witness cascading waterfalls, emerald green valleys, and rugged peaks reaching toward the sky. Make sure to capture these moments through photographs or take a quiet reflection surrounded by nature’s wonders.

Throughout your Portugal Mountain Villages tour, expert guides will unveil fascinating stories about Serra da Estrela’s history and culture. Gain insights into ancient traditions preserved over centuries and learn about sustainable practices implemented within these communities.

Tour Plan

Travel to the towns of Constância and Tomar to discover the history of the Knights Templar, the holy order of warrior monks. Spend the day visiting castles and convents.


Schedule: 9:00h

Set out on a journey to discover the fascinating heritage of the Knights Templar. Immerse yourself in the alluring Portuguese towns of Constância and Tomar and witness the grandeur of the Almourol Castle. Don’t forget to savor the delightful local pastry and relish the awe-inspiring vistas of the Convent of Christ. It’s an adventure that will stay with you for a lifetime.

More than 8?

No problem! Fill out our Inquiry Form to ask for our large group rates.


  • Pick up e Drop off
  • Mandatory fees
  • Wi-Fi and bottled water on board
  • Exclusive and specialized Guide/Driver
  • Personalized transport in a luxury Mercedes vehicle, in safe & comfortable conditions
  • All taxes
  • Public liability and personal accidents insurance


  • Accommodation
  • Food and drinks, unless specified on Tour Includes
  • Entrance fees, unless specified on Tour Includes

Additional Information

Operational info

Private: Our tours are always private (just you and guide/driver);

Custom-made: The tour highlights are just suggestions of places to visit. The tour itinerary will be designed according to your preferences;

Tour Length: Each day tour is designed to last approximately 8 hours (hotel-tour-hotel);

Schedule: flexible according to customers’ needs;

Minimum group of 2 people and maximum 8 people;

The values indicated are per person and vary depending on the number of people.

Please contact us for advice about our accommodation options. We have a list of hotels based in local 3*, 4* and 5* Bed & Breakfasts and Boutique hotels throughout Portugal. We will provide you with suggestions so you can choose what best suits your budget;


Lisbon airport, hotel and cruise transfers to and from all destinations in Portugal

Transport up to 8 adult passengers

Free Wi-Fi in all vehicles

Special rates for airport and cruise transfers

We will meet you inside the airport terminal arrivals and holding a sign with your name written on it

High quality service

Changes made by clients

Any changes made after booking confirmation along the tour will not be refundable, and the resulting costs will be considered extras and paid by the customer.

Spoken languages

Our tours are spoken in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your trip, penalties may apply based on the total trip price.

  • Suppose you cancel up to 30 days before your scheduled arrival. In that case, no penalties will be applied except for certain items such as entrance tickets, third-party activities, hotel bookings, and transaction fees. Each provider’s policy will be evaluated individually in these cases.
  • If you cancel between 30 and 15 days before your arrival, a penalty of 20% will be applied.
  • If you cancel less than 15 days before your scheduled arrival, a penalty of 100% will be applied. However, Real Embrace Portugal sometimes reserves the right to consider a partial refund.


Cancellation requests must be made by email.

Changes and Cancellations by Real Embrace Portugal

Before you enter into a contract with us, we reserve the right to change any of the facilities or services described in our brochure or website. We also reserve the right to cancel the booking do to weather and/or other conditions. Any changes are usually very minor and we will advise you at the earliest possible date. If a major change, such as change in departure time, becomes necessary, we will inform you as soon as reasonably possible your tours begins. When a major change or cancellation occurs you will have the choice of accepting the change of arrangements, purchasing another available tour from us, or cancelling your tour. If booking is cancelled we will refund all payments made directly to us in respect of the tour price. We will not refund any personal expenses you may have incurred as a result of your booking such as flight payments for land-only tours, travel insurance, equipment purchases, visas, vaccinations etc.

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