This is the season to feel the magic around us, to be closer to the ones we love and to what really matters. But this is also the time to press the pause button and to see things from a different light. To put things in review, designing the future. Time to feel cosy and comfortable. There are unique spots at Center of Portugal where you can have that hygge feeling. Time to unplug. And to define a new mindset.
The Hygge edition focuses on unrivalled places, eye-catching landscapes, fascinating stories. All these elements are constantly shaping the identity of Center of Portugal, a well-kept secret that needs to be unveiled.
Discover memorable places like 5-star Casa de São Lourenço, magnificently placed at the heart of Serra da Estrela Glacial Valley, or surprising Casas da Lapa, Nature & Spa Hotel, nested at the welcoming village of Lapa dos Dinheiros, near Seia. Contemplate the endless beauty of snow at Portugal's highest peak, Serra da Estrela, and fire in the inland of Center of Portugal, the typpical Christmas bonfires, strategically placed at the heart of villages in front of the main churches and cathedrals.
Taste yummy treats at the inviting Velvet patisserie in the welcoming city of Viseu, considered for 3 times the best city to live in Portugal, and taste to life with Luís Pato wines, the distinguishing wine maker of Bairrada, a true reference of exquisite wine making in Portugal. "Vinhas Velhas" commemorates the 40th harvest of this true senator of Portuguese excellence wines.