Vila Pouca da Beira
is the former
Convent Desagravo. It
was built late in the eighteenth century, and is a perfectly preserved and
restored slice of Portuguese history.
It has a wonderful cloister and formal
gardens that are a peaceful joy during heat of the day. The Pousada
has a superb location for those intereste4d in nature - as it is a
short drive to both the mountains of the Serra da Estrela and the
Serra do Ašor. The Serra da Estrella Natural Park is very close to the
This is a place to get away from the
hustle and bustle, and experience a rare tranquility.