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Serra Penha

Rua Nossa Senhora da Penha, Guimaraes 4810-233, Portugal
+351 253 414 114
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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 4 weeks ago
Both-like-travelling
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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I loved this hike. I followed the markers which took you up the hill to the site going through some... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
JeffroNZ
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“great walk” (2 reviews)
“huge boulders” (2 reviews)
“cable car” (8 reviews)
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Rua Nossa Senhora da Penha, Guimaraes 4810-233, Portugal
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+351 253 414 114
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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
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Reviewed 16 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 Balázs M
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 14 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
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Reviewed 10 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
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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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Reviewed 16 October 2015

When by car, going up those narrow and sinuous roads maybe an obstacle but in the end it is worthwhile. By foot, there are many tracks you can take through woods, rocks and you can even find some caves.

Thank LeonelSimoes
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