Day trip

From Castelo Branco: Belmonte and Castelo Novo Day Trip

Activity provider: Beira Tours

From Castelo Branco: Belmonte and Castelo Novo Day Trip

Activity provider: Beira Tours

From US$ 73.26 per person

Depart from Castelo Branco to the historic village of Belmonte and Castelo Novo on a guided day trip. Admire the castle before enjoying views from the mountains in Serra de Estrela Natural Park.

About this activity

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the medieval streets and learn about Belmonte's engaging history
  • Take in panoramic views of Serra da Estrela
  • Explore the historic village of Castelo Novo
Full description
The tour lasts approximately 9 hours and starts with a pick-up at the meeting point, next to the Castelo Branco Tourist Office. Departure from Castelo Branco to the historic village of Belmonte. It continues on a guided tour of the museums of the village where Pedro Álvares Cabral was born, on a circular route that ends at the beautiful Belmonte Castle. Then it's time to climb the largest mountain range in mainland Portugal, where strategic stops will be made so that you can enjoy the Serra da Estrela Natural Park, the largest Portuguese protected area. Before returning to Castelo Branco, there will be one last stop, in the historic village of Castelo Novo.
Includes
  • Tour with an approximate duration of 9 hours.
  • Transport in an air-conditioned van.
  • Tourist guide
  • Entrance to the Belmonte Museums
  • Entrance to Belmonte Castle
  • Entrance to the trout nursery in Manteigas
  • Lunch (you can take a backpack with food and drinks and have a picnic)
  • Tickets for other activities
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Look for “Beira Tours Tours” at the Nuno Álvares Shopping Center, in front of the Castelo Branco Tourist Office.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Food and drinks
  • Snacks
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine.
  • During the tour it is necessary to walk, and the route will have a medium level of physical demand.

Product ID: 429506