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It is possible to see the see from the top of Penha

“On a clear day you can see for ever” it is possible to see the see, at 40 km, from this small... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Roger M. S
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Good view and amazing small pathways between boulders

We went up by cable car and, after looking into the church, started up towards the lookout. We... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“huge boulders”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

“On a clear day you can see for ever” it is possible to see the see, at 40 km, from this small mountain in Guimaraes. A very good experience is to walk along the numerous paths prepared for all sort of walkers. Gorgeous in the...More

Thank Roger M. S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We went up by cable car and, after looking into the church, started up towards the lookout. We discovered lots of steps and pathways between giant boulders and spent a long time exploring them all. It was a quiet day so it was just us...More

1  Thank Both-like-travelling
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I loved this hike. I followed the markers which took you up the hill to the site going through some nice forest. The moss covered boulders were amazing. It is a really great place and when I visited it was pretty empty. A great walk...More

1  Thank JeffroNZ
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The view is great, the giant rocks with green moss are unique and exciting. Excellent for small excursions or long tours (with children, too). You can eat here, there are small churches, etc.

1  Thank Roam735950
Reviewed 15 October 2017

the went by cable card and the experience was great, beautiful place up there with great place to eat at the casa da merendas

Thank jcnano
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The Serra Penha is a very pretty hilltop park that dominates Guimaraes and offers stunning views of the town and surrounding areas. The park is terraced and is covered in large granite monoliths. The 5 euro return trip is worth the money. Even if you...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This place a excellent for walking , camping and Just relaxing ! Fantastic views and huge boulders with paths for camping . Must see if in Guimaraes especially if you love to walk and explore !

1  Thank Bina A
Reviewed 13 May 2016

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, and a look-out on top. On the short end, you...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 9 February 2016

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 perspetive.

Thank anjoanarc
Reviewed 2 December 2015

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 picture of the entire city, specialy at night. You can...More

Thank Gabriel_Sharp_Alves
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