Tickets for Quinta das Minas da Recheira

Descend into an old tin and tungsten mine with an expert guide

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Duration: 2h
Live guide: English, Portuguese
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What's included

Guided tour
Miner helmet and vest
Informative flyer
Ginjinha shot
Small souvenir
  • Go inside a mountain and take a guided tour of Quinta das Minas da Recheira
  • Explore tunnels and visit old mining galleries barely touched for 50 years
  • Enjoy the idyllic natural surroundings and toast your day with a shot of ginjinha

It's been over 50 years since miners last emerged from the old tin and tungsten mines of Barco-Covilhã. By burrowing down into the mountains on this guided tour, you're descending into history.

Wander through the mining galleries and admire the tools of a forgotten trade, as if they were simply laid down and abandoned decades ago. Learn about the site's geology, with your guide pointing out interesting subterranean features.

Out in the fresh air, the area around the mines is a thriving natural oasis that's prime for exploring!

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Minas da Recheira
Quinta das Minas da Recheira, 6215-097, Covilhã
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