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Portugal Off The Beaten Path: 322 reviews and 400 photos

by micas_pt

Gouveia is another of the mountain towns located on the south side of Serra da Estrela. The interesting places to visit are located on the historic city centre. Here you may visit a beautiful church covered in azulejos (Portuguese tiles) painted in blue or admire the nice Town Hall building, both situated along a street, that I assume it's the main street. If you follow that street you will come into a park with children's playground and opposite a nice small church. If you stand in front of that church, which is elevated concerning the street, you will enjoy a nice view over the city centre and its surroundings. If you are visiting this area don't forget to taste the creamy cheese and also the dark bread, they're both delicious!! Also the white cheese with pumpkin jam is fantastic! Yummy yummy.

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  • Written Feb 19, 2004
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