Serra da Estrela


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Serra da Es·tre·la

 (dä ĕs-trĕl′ə, ĕsh-)
A mountain range of central Portugal including the highest elevation, 1,993 m (6,539 ft), in the country.
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On Sunday, the old men of this sleepy, central Portuguese hamlet, nestled at the base of the Serra da Estrela mountain range, sat around the town square looking at a ten-foot tall, digital countdown clock.
For white wine enthusiasts, Wine Down Wednesday (WDW) offers a premium selection, including Spain's 2007 Serra Da Estrela Abarino, an aromatic lemon white wine tasting of apricot and pear, and, for sports fans, a 2005 Wayne Gretzky Estates No.
The most refined cheeses are the Portuguese Serra da Estrela, the French one Roquefort Societe and the Italian ones, Fontina D.
Last autumn, when I heard about a small transhumance event in the Covada Beira plains beneath the Gardunha and Serra da Estrela mountain ranges in central Portugal, I hopped on a plane and entered my dreams.
Civil protection authority officials said that the wildfires had flared up near south-western Sintra, close to the northern border with Spain and in the central Serra da Estrela natural park.
The Serra da Estrela and Serra do Caramulo mountains, which are also in close proximity, provide the ideal destination for skiing in the winter and hiking or walking in the summer.