Lousã

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Where is Lousã?

Lousã is in central Portugal in the mountain range of the same name (“Serra da Lousã”). It is about 27km (16 miles) from the city of Coimbra. As a municipality of the district of Coimbra, Lousã is made up of four civil parishes:

How to spend a day in Lousã?

Of the 27 schist villages in central Portugal, five are situated in Lousã and make for pleasurable day of walking. The most charming of them is the Talasnal village (main picture), here you can go hiking and explore the unique and beautiful vegetation in the village. You will also get a panoramic view of the Castle of Lousã.

What is the history of Lousã in Portugal?

Lousã became prominent when the emir, Arunce de Conímbriga, came to seek refuge there due to incessant attacks on Conímbriga during the Arab invasion. It was during his stay in this village that he built the Castle of Lousã, also known as Castle of Arouce, but some legends say that it was constructed by Mozarab of Tertúgal.

Did you know that Lousã is the natural habitat of many animals?

Did you know that Lousã is the natural habitat for many rare animal species in Portugal? It is also a natural beauty with preserved schist villages and numerous trails for cycling, walking and hiking in Portugal. In this article, you will discover Lousã, what to see and do, where to stay, where to dine and more.

Where is Lousã in Portugal?

Where is Lousã in Portugal? Lousã is in central Portugal in the mountain range of the same name (“Serra da Lousã”). It is about 27km (16 miles) from the city of Coimbra. As a municipality of the district of Coimbra, Lousã is made up of four civil parishes:

Who are the Lousã?

It is believed that humans inhabited Lousã as far back as the second century to the time of Roman occupation of Conímbriga (the most important Roman settlement in Portugal). Lousã became prominent when the emir, Arunce de Conímbriga, came to seek refuge there due to incessant attacks on Conímbriga during the Arab invasion.

Did you know that Lousã is the natural habitat of many animals?

Did you know that Lousã is the natural habitat for many rare animal species in Portugal? It is also a natural beauty with preserved schist villages and numerous trails for cycling, walking and hiking in Portugal. In this article, you will discover Lousã, what to see and do, where to stay, where to dine and more.

How to get to Lousã?

As a municipality of the district of Coimbra, Lousã is made up of four civil parishes: Gândaras. Though there are no trains to Lousã at the moment (the lines are being refurbished), you can get there by car or by public bus. In Coimbra, you should take a bus going to Lousã from the São José station.

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