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Serra da Estrela

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Serra da Estrela is the highest mountain range in Portugal being it's highest point of 1,993 m (6,539 ft). The Serra da Estrela Natural Park offers many skiing opportunities at the ski resort that has 4 ski lifts with 130 meters (426 feet) of vertical descent and 9 pistes, with a total length of 7.7 km (5 mi). The Vodafone Ski Resort is best suited to beginner skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for both expert and intermediates.

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The Serra da Estrela is not only known for it's skiing but also known for it's Estrela Mountain Dog (Cão da Serra da Estrela). It is a breed of livestock guardian dog that takes it's name from this region.


Also you might have heard from the Serra da Estrela cheese (Queijo da Serra da Estrela). This is a soft cheese that is made from cardoon thistle, raw sheep's milk and salt. This recipe is more than 2000 years old.