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Covilhã is one of Portugal's hidden gems, tucked away in the district of Castelo Branco. Boasting some of Portugal's highest mountain ranges, Covilhã can be found enveloped in the stunning Serra da Estrela. Steeped in culture and history, Covilhã offers an abundance of activities for tourists looking for a unique experience.

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More to know about Covilhã

Covilhã is a city located in central Portugal, in the district of Castelo Branco. It is located on the slopes of the Serra da Estrela, the highest mountain range on the mainland of Portugal. Covilhã is known for its charming mountain setting, with many opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and mountain biking. The city is also home to the University of Beira Interior, which attracts students from all over the country.

Covilhã has a rich history and is known for its production of woolen textiles, which has been a significant industry in the region for centuries. The city is also home to a number of cultural and historical landmarks, such as the Castelo de Sortelha, a castle that dates back to the 12th century, and the Nossa Senhora da Assunção Church, a Baroque-style church that was built in the 17th century.

Covilhã main attractions: Museu de Lanifícios; Funicular de Santo André; Elevador do Parque da Goldra Ponte da Ribeira da Carpinteira; Igreja de Santa Maria; Museu de Arte Sacra; Museu do Queijo; Portas do Sol; Praça do Município; Igreja da Misericórdia; Senhora da Boa Estrela; Centro Interpretativo da Cereja; Torre; Vila do Paul

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