Gouveia is near a range of colorful Guarda’s well-known sights. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the marvelous Church of Gouveia and the incredible Lopes da Costa Park. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the Parque Natural da Serra de Estrela and Linhares Castle.
Visitors to Gouveia, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, will love the nearby cultural attractions. Step inside some of the remarkable museums such as the Museu da Guarda.
While you are here, stop at some of the local sights such as Torre in Manteigas, Belmonte Castle in Belmonte and the Igreja de Sao Tiago. These spots are much-loved by locals and tourists alike. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as the Catedral das Beiras in Oliveira do Hospital. To learn more about the local historic sights, visit the Torre Centum Cellas in Belmonte.
If you love to ski, grab your googles, scarf and skis and head to Ski Parque in Manteigas for the best slopes around Gouveia.
Finding somewhere comfortable to base yourself in Gouveia couldn’t be easier. For a good night’s sleep check out the Pousada Convento De Belmonte, the TRYP Covilha Dona Maria Hotel, and the Hotel Santa Eufémia, Covilha.