ObservaEstrela – Sept. 28-30

September 24, 2018

ObservaEstrela – Sept. 28-30

On September 28 to 30 (Friday to Sunday) in Gouveia, in Parque da Ribeira (GPS: 40.492942, -7.595328), 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.

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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