ObservaEstrela – June 29 –July 1

May 24, 2018

ObservaEstrela – June 29 –July 1

From June 29 (Friday) to July 1 (Sunday), in Gouveia, in Parque da Ribeira, will take place the 1st edition of ObservEstrela, festival of nature and landscape integrated in the network of fairs Observes, Institute of Conservation of Nature and Forests, IP.

Program (in Portuguese)


- 29 June (Friday) - 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

- 30 June (Saturday) - 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

- 1 July (Sunday) - 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


On June 29 Gouveia Ecological Park and CERVAS facilities will be open to receive schools and public and on the 30th, Casa da Torre will be open for visitors, in both cases, from 10 am to 6 pm.


GPS: 40.492942, -7.595328

Casa da Torre GPS: 40.493839, -7.592617

CERVAS / Gouveia Ecological Park GPS: 40.503364, -7.576483


Focused on Nature Tourism, this biennial festival aims to foster the intrinsic relationship between Science, Nature and Tourism, in order to enhance the landscape of this territory. By conciliating the natural and cultural dimensions, the Observatory will be an opportunity, together with the different agents of the territory, to promote initiatives anchored in the promotion of endogenous, biotic and abiotic resources. This Festival of Nature and Landscape will be structured in 6 different axes:

1. Nature, Environment, Culture and Tourism Fair;

2. Lectures and workshops on Geodiversity, Biodiversity, Botany and Landscape;

3. Interdisciplinary field trips;

4. Gastronomic Show Typical Flavours;

5. Films, Documentaries and Photographic Exhibitions;

6. Musical shows.


This event is organized by Associação Geopark Estrela and Gouveia Municipality, having as partners Instituto de Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas, I.P., Centro de Ecologia Recuperação e Vigilância de Animais Selvagens (CERVAS), Centro de Interpretação da Serra da Estrela (CISE) and Turismo Centro de Portugal.


More details

Associação Geopark Estrela

Av. Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro, 50 | 6300-559 Guarda

Tel.: (00351) 271 220 167 | E-mail:

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