PR1 BMT | Belmonte
Places of passage: Ecomuseu do Zêzere, Museu dos Descobrimentos, Julgado de Paz, Capela de Santo Antão, Pousada do Convento de Belmonte, Castro da Chandeirinha, Ruínas Romanas da Quinta da Fórnea, Alto do Talefe.
Starting in the Historical Village of Belmonte, explore the scenic paths along the Serra da Esperança and enjoy the stunning views of the Serra da Estrela mountain range, the River Zêzere and Cova da Beira. Take the opportunity to find out more about Castro da Chandeirinha, an ancient fortification of the Bronze Age that watched and defended the territory from the top of the Serra da Esperança, the Roman ruins of Quinta da Fórnea, a villa with about one hectare and the former Franciscan Convent of Nossa Senhora da Esperança founded by D. Jorge Cabral. The route is circular and accessible to almost everyone, and there is also another path that crosses the mountain and goes over the top of the Talefe, allowing you to extend or shorten the trip.