2 Day Hike to Cântaro Magro Serra da Estrela from Lisbon

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Zezere River
Zezere River
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Zezere River
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What To Expect

Discover the beautiful Cântaro Magro and Covão D' Metade valley. Explore the amazing mountain trails of Serra da Estrela. Delight in the favors of Serra da Estrela's Rice of Juniper, Wild pig, Cod with cornbread, and its excellent wine.


  • Climb one of Portugal's most famous mountains, the Serra da Estrela!

  • Hike through the rocky pathways of the mountains along with a professional mountain guide to assure your safety

  • Get the ultimate opportunity of climbing the ever-popular Cântaro Magro summit

  • Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at Campsite Pião and taste the local cuisine at the Penhas da Saúde mountain village


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This great adventure will give you the opportunity to visit the most beautiful mountain of Portugal, the Serra da Estrela.


Day 1:

Depart from Lisbon at 3:00 p.m. Arrive Campingsite Pião where you will be having an overnight stay. Enjoy a hearty dinner at the Penhas da Saúde mountain village.

Day 2:

On this day, you will get the opportunity to climb one of the most beautiful Portuguese mountains, the Serra da Estrela. You will get to see the extraordinary valley of Covão D'Metade. This valley is the source of Zêzere river. Then, you will be led to the Covão Cimeiro trough mountain trails. This place was formed during the last Ice Age that the Serra da Estrela was subjected and the location is the beginning of the largest glacial valley of the Serra da Estrela, the Glacial Valley of Manteigas. After visiting this amazing place, we will climb the most emblematic summit of this mountain, the Cântaro Magro. The Cântaro Magro is a huge rock of granite, with 1928 meters of altitude. The view from the summit offers an awesome panoramic view of the Serra da Estrela landscape.

To finish the day, we will enjoy a great dinner with typical food from the Serra da Estrela. After dinner, you will be transferred back to Lisbon.


  • Mountain Guide

  • Technical monitoring

  • Individual tent

  • 2 dinners in a local restaurant in the Serra da Estrela

  • Overnight stay on campsite

  • Hot water shower

  • Breakfast (1 sandwich with juice or milk)

  • 1 Lunch (Cheese or ham sandwich with juice)

  • Liability and personal accident insurance

  • Rope

  • Helmet

  • Harness

  • Tea

  • Piolet (ice ax) and crampons (grappling hooks for boots) (available only for December to March activities)


  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 9 years old and below are not advised to take part in this activity.

  • Piolets and crampons are available when this activity is booked from the months of December to March.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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