At an altitude of 500 meters in the heart of Beira Alta, the Palace Hotel Asturias - Termas do Carvalhal is framed by the beautiful landscapes of the Montemuro and Arada mountains and by the river basins of the Vouga and Paiva rivers.
Immersed in this fantastic natural environment and 200 meters from the thermal resort of Termas do Carvalhal, the Palace Hotel Asturias is a reference unit that provides its visitors with memorable experiences and moments of tranquility and pleasure, ideal to recover energy and discover the charms that this beautiful region has to offer you.
The region of Dão-Lafões, district of Viseu, has unique characteristics for lovers of tourism, which are reflected in the fantastic natural heritage, in the rich architectural and historical legacy, passing through the tasty gastronomy, which is the hallmark of the entire region. The beauty and natural resources of the mountain at your service.
Termas do Carvalhal has a modern spa, swimming pool, tennis court and picnic area. Its waters are sought after for skin, digestive and respiratory diseases, rheumatic diseases and are a great resting place. With frankly mineralized waters, in the Spa we can find health and well-being programs and activities.
The Serra de São Macário is an elevation of mainland Portugal, with 1052 m of altitude (in Alto de São Macário), it is part of the commonly known massif of Gralheira. It is located just over 10 km north of São Pedro do Sul and is spread over its leafy native forests and almost empty villages, where the village of Pena stands out. Its beauty and history deserve its discovery with a walk or bicycle ride. There are two chapels in the mountains, the chapel of São Macário and Santa Maria Madalena, where some of the most popular popular pilgrimages take place.
Regional cuisine is one of the attractions that will fill your stay. Of the typical gastronomic offer, in addition to sausages and local products, there are some specialties that will provide you with moments of high gustatory pleasure:
Bean Rice with Salpicão
Escabeche Trout from Rio Paiva
Torresmada à Montemuro
Carolas with Beans and Pork Head (Carnaval)
Rotten Cake (Easter Folar)