Beira Alta is a traditional region of central Portugal.The chief cities/district capitals are Guarda & Viseu.
Other Historic Cities
Mostly rural,except for Guarda & Viseu. Beautiful mountains (Serra da Estrela, Caramulo, Marofa). Tranquil rivers of (Mondego, Coa, Vouga, Paiva, Dao), gorgeous meadows,pinewood forrest and castles along Terras de Riba-Coa (Pinhel, Almeida, Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo(catle and almond trees) and Sabugal area).
Cathedral and museums in Viseu: Museu Gao Vasco.
Queijo da Serra(hard cheese).
Wines(if of legal age/& not driving)Dao & Pinhel.
considered one of the safest in Portugal.