Penha

Penha is located at the summit of the Serra Santa Catarina. The cable cars pass over a forest of pine, mimosa and eucalyptus trees. Then, as you go up, the vegetation turns into enormous blocks of granite, which have been polished by erosion. The descent offers a beautiful view over the surrounding countryside. You have to travel as far as the statue of St Catherine to have a panoramic view over the Serra do Morão to the south, Guiramarães and the Serra do Gerês to the north.

Useful information

Address : 

Largo das Hortas

Price:

4.40 € (children 2.20 €)

Opening hours

[Apr-May, Oct: 10am-6.30pm; Jun-Jul, Sep: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm (8pm weekends); Aug: 10am-8pm; Nov-Mar: Fri-Sun 10am-6pm - closed for maintenance last Mon of every month]

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