Serra da Estrela

Bernardo Gouveia


I am a photographer and a restless person by nature. I have an adventure companion dog, Benji. I feel at home when I am surrounded by tall trees or mountains, detached from the world, from all worries and responsibilities. Adventure fills my soul and makes me feel alive and that's why I try to make it very present in my life.

I like to try a little bit of everything, mainly sports that make me have contact with nature, hence my passion for climbing and bouldering. Getting on the bike and pedaling around aimlessly is another one of my favorite hobbies. In the midst of all this, I'm trying to portray my life in the best possible way so that while I'm in my four-walled house I can remember how good life is out there.

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What does this saw make you feel?

The mountain is my refuge, where I go whenever I need to clear my head of worries. It makes me feel huge and so small at the same time. It reminds me that it takes very little to be happy, with the right people and an even better landscape.

Activities in the Sierra, Trekking Tips

Some of my favorite hikes:

Rota das Faias, ideally in autumn, impresses with the colors of the leaves that fall from the trees.

Ascent to the cântaros lake, one of the best kept lakes in the mountains.

Glacier Route, it runs through the entire glacial valley and passes through some of the most emblematic points of the mountain.

Boar route, crossing forests and seeing waterfalls running.



Restaurants, accommodation and artisans


star balcony

club house

Pure - Serra da Estrela


Youth hostel


Luna chalets

Rossim Valley ECO resort