Serra da Estrela, Portugal

Prominence: 1201 m, 3940 ft

Elevation: 1993 meters, 6539 feet

True Isolation: 156.03 km, 96.95 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Torre
Highest SummitLa Torre
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 19' 19'' N, 7° 36' 47'' W
40.321895, -7.612919 (Dec Deg)
617845 E 4464409 N, Zone 29 (UTM)
State/ProvinceCastelo Branco (Highest Point)
Guarda (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Serra da Estrela:
     Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag (Rank #33)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #25)
     Portugal District/Region High Points (Rank #2)
     Iberian Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #12)
     Spain/Portugal Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #20)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 97
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 88)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-10-10 by Lee Newton
     2012-01-03 by Matthias Fieles
     2012-01-03 by Florian Fieles
     2012-10-18 by Mark McAllister
     2013-04-07 by Rob Woodall
     2013-05-23 by Martin Richardson
     2014-10-11 by Andrej Gerber
     2016 by By Foot and Bicycle
     2016-03-22 by Matthias Ihl
     2016-09-16 by Graeme Rankine (GPS Track)
     2018-04-29 by Urszula Jelen (GPS Track)
     2019-10-21 by David Howells (GPS Track)
     2020-03-11 by Stuart Mackenzie
     2021-05-30 by Alexandra Soares (GPS Track)
     2021-09-29 by Bill Hughes
     2021-10-15 by Denise Mclellan (GPS Track)
     2022-01-19 by Josef Nuernberger
     2022-07-01 by Steve Smith (GPS Track)
     2022-07-05 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2023-04-13 by Matthias Fieles
     2023-04-13 by Emanuel Fieles Pyschny

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Peak Description

This mountain is the highest point on the continental mainland of Portugal. The highest point in the entire nation of Portugal is located in the Azores Islands.

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Serra da Estrela, the highest point of mainland Portugal (2012-10-18). Photo by Mark McAllister.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1201 m/3941 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1201 m/3941 ft
  Key Col: 792 m/2598 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 156.03 km/96.95 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.2833, -5.7783
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Torreón del Calvitero  (E)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Iberian Peninsula
Range3: Portugal-Galicia
Drainage BasinsTajo
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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