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Destinations Centre of Portugal

Historical Villages

In the centre of Portugal between the Tagus and the Douro, north and south, you will find the most enchanting villages: historical, schist and Serra da Estrela villages, breathing tradition, history and authenticity.

The Destination

In these enchanting medieval villages, you will find the most charming manor houses, palaces and stately homes which are now some of the most picturesque and welcoming rural tourism units.

Travel through a region of villages of great historical and cultural value and venture along its slopes, valleys, mountains and protected areas. The river beaches are one of the delights of this part of the country, an invitation to take a refreshing swim.

Reasons To Love It
  • The preserved villages, a kind of trip to the days of yore
  • The authenticity of its people
  • The sense of getting back in time

You can feel and see the local hospitality in the mixture of tradition and modernity in everyday life, with their habits and experiences. We have chosen the most distinct retreats for you. They are perfectly framed by their surroundings and will provide you with the most authentic experiences.