da Serra: The birthplace of Sintra.
Santa Eufémia da
Serra, pilgrimage place for the catholic devote, is considered the
most remotely inhabited place in the Sintra mountain , probably
since 4000 b.C.
survey show that the place was inhabited on the Neolithic and
Copper period, it would have been reoccupied during the iron period
by a Celtic culture (culture from Alpiarça), these have erected a
temple dedicated to the moon.
Afterwards there was
a Roman occupation, during the republican epoch (century II
On the XVII century a
French knight ordered the construction of the chapel of Santa
Eufémia on the place where before was the temple dedicated to the
The place ascends at
463m and on clear days is favoured by an exceptional
regarding the place in
The cache is of
regular size however the container is not of the common