Vale das Lobas is a valley, high in the Beira Alta region, in the foothills of the Serra de Estrela range, the highest mountains in Portugal. It is at the eastern edge of the Dão wine region, and the main products are olive oil and wine. There is also an abundance of...
Biodiversity Park Update

Biodiversity Park Update

We are thrilled to announce that the Biodiversity Park initiative is now ready to progress beyond the boundaries of the Vale das Lobas project. Associação Serra Lusa A community based not-for-profit association, called Serra Lusa has been formed with the objective of...
Lagar da Ribeira

Lagar da Ribeira

With the end of 2020, also comes an ending and new beginning here at Vale das Lobas. The Restaurant “Lagar da Ribeira” has been transformed from a derelict, almost forgotten Olive Mill, as seen in the header picture, into a beautiful restaurant building....
Natural Building

Natural Building

All the constructions and reconstructions at Vale das Lobas are being crafted from natural and sustainable materials wherever possible. We have researched very carefully the traditional and innovative methods and we have come up with solutions that provide optimum...
Forest Garden

Forest Garden

The plan to plant a forest garden in the old vineyard was hatched in 2012. It is a beautiful area of around one hectare, between the Roman Road and the ancient chestnut forest. It is protected by mature cork trees to the east and to the west, and the south aspect is a...