Albergaria Sra. do Espinheiro, is situated 5km off Seia in the link road that connects this town to the highest point of Serra da Estrela. It fits in one of the slopes of «Covão do Urso» in northern slope of Serra da Estrela, with a stunning and unimaginable landscape about the immensity of the valley along Mondego river.
The magic of its landscape raises an unprecedented visit.
The wide range of tourist facilities and its privileged location on the road network (connected with IP3, IP5 and EN17) defines Seia as the starting point for discovering not only the municipality but also the Tourism Region of Serra da Estrela, one of the most important tourist destinations in the interior of Portugal. Significant part of the Municipality of Seia is in the range of limits of the Natural Park of Serra da Estrela. The highest mountain of Portugal marks the transition between the North and South concerning to climate, vegetation and human settlement. Like all singular and beautiful spaces is a huge area of high ecological sensitivity, having a biogenetic, cultural and landscape heritage, unique in our country.
At the top of the mountain, the numerous lakes and temporary ponds of glacial origin give a particular charming to the landscape. At the foot of the mountain prevailed the woods and agricultural fields which are occupied by olive groves, vineyards, cornfields and pastures.