Serra de Montejunto Travel Guide

  • Qurtel
    Qurtel
    by TinKan
  • The top
    The top
    by TinKan
  • Old and New
    Old and New
    by TinKan

Serra de Montejunto Things to Do

  • TinKan's Profile Photo
    Old Church

    by TinKan Written Mar 24, 2003

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    There is an old church here as well which was used by monks. The monks that were here were outcast from the rest of the church in Portugal and to stay in the favor of the royal family they made ice which was used in the palace in Lisbon.

    Related to:
    • Work Abroad
    • Historical Travel
    • Budget Travel

    Was this review helpful?

  • TinKan's Profile Photo
    New church

    by TinKan Written Mar 24, 2003

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    There is a active church on the top of Montjunto that has service every weekend.
    The church is a hot spot for weddings and for wedding photos.

    Related to:
    • Budget Travel
    • Historical Travel
    • Work Abroad

    Was this review helpful?

  • Serra de Montejunto Hotels

    0 Hotels in Serra de Montejunto

Serra de Montejunto Warnings and Dangers

  • TinKan's Profile Photo
    Radar site

    by TinKan Written Mar 24, 2003

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    Please keep in mind that at the top of Montjunto site a military radar site and you are not allowed here.

    THE USE OF DEADLY FORCE IS AUTHORIZED!

    Related to:
    • Work Abroad
    • Budget Travel
    • Business Travel

    Was this review helpful?

Serra de Montejunto Off The Beaten Path

  • TinKan's Profile Photo
    Ice Pond

    by TinKan Written Mar 24, 2003

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    This pond has been reconstructed in recent years. It was originaly the pond that the monks would make ice with that was exported to the palace in Lisbon. The monks did this to stay in favor with the royal family of Portugal.

    The reconstruction was done with the plans that were found which showed the exact measurements and depth of the pond.

    Related to:
    • Budget Travel
    • Historical Travel
    • Work Abroad

    Was this review helpful?

Serra de Montejunto Sports & Outdoors

  • TinKan's Profile Photo
    Hiking, biking and road ralley

    by TinKan Written Mar 24, 2003

    Many of the famous Portuguese bike riders make Montjunto their training mountain. This is also the place of one of Portugals favorite sports.... Road Rally racing.

    Durring parts of the year you can come up in the morning and watch the local champs practice peddling and racing up the curvey steep hills.

    Related to:
    • Business Travel
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Cycling

    Was this review helpful?

Serra de Montejunto Favorites

  • TinKan's Profile Photo
    Old and New

    by TinKan Updated Mar 24, 2003

    Favorite thing: Civilian TV and Radio antennas share the hill top with some of the history of Portugal. The mountain was once the home of some displaced monks.

    Related to:
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Work Abroad
    • Budget Travel

    Was this review helpful?

Instant Answers: Serra de Montejunto

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

66 travelers online now

Comments

Serra de Montejunto Travel Guide
Map of Serra de Montejunto

View all Serra de Montejunto hotels