Pampilhosa da Serra

Between the Serra da Estrela and the Serra do Açor and da Lousã, in Beira Baixa, is hidden the Pampilhosa da Serra and its ten parishes. Your name, as known today, settled only in XIX century, since there was another Pampilhosa (Pampilhosa button), in Mealhada. Its origins date back to the middle ages, although they had been found traces which are situated between the end of the second and the beginning of the first Millennium before Christ. The characteristics of soils and the climate make the local economy based on logging and derived activities. Broadly speaking, the region is characterized by houses in shale, narrow streets, green spaces and quiet. Scroll through the villages is also discover the gastronomy and regional crafts. Typical of the zone are the chanfana, the Madra and the stomach, but the couvada (COD dish with cabbage), the goat, the soups and marinated trout are highly appreciated, as are, in the sweet, slow cooked, the French toast, the honey cake and oil, the noogies and the rice pudding, among others. To recall the passage through this place, handmade articles are suggested that can be: towels and linen Bedspreads, tapestries, iron objects, baskets, woodwork and roots of Torga and the famous miniatures of the houses of the region.

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A Casa da Professora

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