Penhas Douradas, at 4547 feet above sea level, is the place to go in the summer to cool down, as you can see from the average temperature chart below. Why else come to Penhas Douradas? Well the stunning views from the ridgetops in the Serra da Estrela Nature Park, laced with hiking trails, might do the trick (Penhas Douradas is named after some granite outcrops that give off a golden glow when the sun sets). Get a room at the newly refurnished Casa das Penhas Douradas and you can hike and kayak to your heart’s content.
Average Temperatures for Penhas Douradas
As you can see, the summer temperatures are moderated by the altitude of Penhas Douradas, and are quite pleasant, even in August.
Penhas Douradas Average Precipitation
Winters are quite wet in the mountains, as you can see from the rainfall chart below.
We hope this information helps you to plan a trip to Penhas Douradas and the Serra da Estrela Nature Park.