In the interior of the country, there are mountains and villages of granite and schist, by the sea, fishing villages and cosmopolitan beaches with water sports set the pace of the day. Centuries old heritage proudly displays the history of the region. Serra da Estrela, the highest peak in mainland Portugal, is the star of the mountains, with its endless landscapes and glacial lagoons. Discover the beauty by hiking or by bike. You can also try rock climbing, abseiling, rafting or canoeing in crystal clear waters that rise from the thermal springs. The culinary cuisine is a connoisseur’s delight. Cheese and sausages, bouillabaisses and roast suckling pig, honey and convent sweets and excellent wines from the demarcated regions are all the product of people, genuinely welcoming in receiving their visitors with the best they have to offer.