Shopping Adapted market

This time the mountain was closed due to a recent snowfall, and Lagoa Comprida was the highest point that we could reach.

​We used the time browsing the local stall and noticed that, in a tight space, they have everything to make us feel… comfortable, from leather jackets, caps or gloves, to the excellent local cheese or a strong hot drink.

Maybe many crafts are made in China, but this is the appropriate place to make customers appreciate them.



The biggest Portuguese dog is named “Serra da Estrela” a very big and peaceful dog.

It was trained to help the shepherds with the cattle, but its impressive image and good behavior made him a very appreciated guard for farms and villas.

​It’s easy to buy a dog, and there are several selling points in the mountain.