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Museu do Queijo

Rua dos Casainhos, Covilha 6200-591, Portugal
+351 275 471 172
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Fantastic, highly recommended. Cinco Estrelas

Absolutely worth seeking out. Fantastic little gem, hidden away, but very deserving of a visit for... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
LeoAldopold
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Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
Belmonte sightseeing

Museu is very small. Got some history about how the cheese is done. Get to taste 3 types at the end... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Ricardo P
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
16 Sep 2017
“Fantastic, highly recommended. Cinco Estrelas”
18 Apr 2017
“Belmonte sightseeing”
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Rua dos Casainhos, Covilha 6200-591, Portugal
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Absolutely worth seeking out. Fantastic little gem, hidden away, but very deserving of a visit for any cheese lover visiting the Serra da Estrela region! Cinco estrelas! Absolutamente é vala pena visitar pra alguém a passar por o região da Serra da Estrela. Um bom...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Museu is very small. Got some history about how the cheese is done. Get to taste 3 types at the end but the entrance fee of 5€ is not worth it.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Really nice museum showing details about sheeps and Serra da Estrela cheese production. Guided tour worth it, average 30 minutes with cheese tasting in the end. A local cheese shop has good cheese for good price.

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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Difficult to get there, poorly marked. Just couple of rooms with old shepherd's stuff. Not even good effort to recreate true cheese making conditions. If you're Portuguese or fluent in portugues you might enjoy the little bits of history and definitely passionate guide/worker who unfortunately...More

Thank Agata D
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

It is always nice to visit places when you go deep into a region full of attractions. Visit this museum to know more about this famous cheese.

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Reviewed 5 September 2013

In this little museum you'll find out how the delicisou Serra da Estrela cheese is made. At the end you get a tasting, too. At the store next door you'll find regional products at very reasonable prices. Personally, I alway make a stop there whenever...More

Thank psicopauta
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