Penha Mountain

Guimarães - Guimarães


From the beautiful historic centre of Guimarães one comes in sight of this lovely Mountain, also known as Santa Catarina Mount, the highest point in the urban area of the town, from where one has an astonishing panorama that stretches out into the ocean.

Penha Mountain is one of the most important and famous highlights in Guimarães, and is now provided with the most diversified facilities.
The peak is reachable either by road or by cableway in a pleasant trip of about 10 minutes, perfect for the observation of the lovely landscape.

The Penha Mountain offers a Campsite, an Equestrian centre, a Mini-Golf Camp, a Snack park, Tourist Mini-Train tours and Pedestrian itineraries on the mountain.

One of the highlights is the Senhora da Penha Sanctury: an important pilmgrimage centre, built during the 1930’s and inaugurated in 1947, according to the project of the renowned Portuguese architect Marques da Silva.

Contact for Guided Tours: (+351) 253 414 114

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