Snow in Serra da Estrela – Sky and Snowboard
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Snow in Serra da Estrela – Sky and Snowboard

Serra da Estrela is, without a doubt, the best snow destination in Portugal, were it not for the highest mountain in Portugal, with 1,993m of altitude at its highest point. There is not always snow in the mountains, but this is likely to happen between November and April.

When temperatures remain cold for long periods, it is natural to be able to see Serra da Estrela covered with snow, especially in the Serra da Estrela Tower which is the highest point in the mountains and in mainland Portugal.

Serra da Estrela has a ski resort for snow lovers. So, if you are one of those passionate about extreme snow activities, you can check the Sky resort’s official website at This ski resort has the latest equipment that will provide you with the greatest comfort in practicing your favorite sport. If you don’t have snow sports equipment, don’t worry, you can rent your equipment locally (sky, boots, poles, snowboard, etc.). Don’t be left out of the adrenaline!

Check the rates for the lift pass and rental of sky or snowboard equipment at

When traveling to Serra da Estrela in periods of snow, be aware that you may need snow chains for your vehicle. Stay informed with local authorities about this matter.

If you want to enjoy a unique landscape dressed in white, inserted in a breathtaking natural landscape, be sure to visit Serra da Estrela in snowy weather and practice a different sport in our country!