Located 50 km on the west end of the county seat, Covilhã, in the interior center of Portugal, is São Jorge da Beira - a village located on one of the slopes of the Açor mountain range.
The neighborhoods of Mina da Panasqueira are a window in time that transports us to different eras and to a great diversity of sensations, velvety or wild.
The Panasqueira Mines date from 1896, with a strong impact on the identity, history and present society of Beira Interior.
It is also a worldwide reference in the wolfram sector, not only for the quality and volume of production, duration and adaptability of exploration, but also due to the maturity of technical solutions for both underground exploitation and ore processing.
Given the project’s proximity to Serra da Estrela - with 1.993 meters, it’s the highest point of mainland Portugal - this beautiful mountain sceneries are the ideal place to be for nature lovers and rural tourism.
The area offers great opportunities for hiking, biking, skiing, climbing and so much more.
Cultural activities in the area include visiting the museums, chapels, churches, and exploring the Schist Villages.