Seven Hills National Forest in Tomar near the Christ Convent

I visited the Seven Hills National Forest (Mata Nacional dos Sete Montes) with my wife and son, not only because it’s a peculiarly charming forest but because I wanted to recollect with them my preferred place between 1962 and 1963, when I was a kid. I actually lived in a house a few metres away from the forest entrance, which you can see in these photos. The Seven Hills Forest (Mata dos Sete Montes) is a lush woodland with a huge garden, an old playground for kids, plenty of bay leaf and pine trees, parks and walking routes where you can wander for hours. In a way this was almost a trip back to my past.

Seven Hills National Forest in the City of Tomar

This is the entrance of the Seven Hills National Forest in Tomar, Portugal

 

Seven Hills Forest main entrance

Approaching the main entrance of the Seven Hill Forest, which was my preferred place when I was a kid

 

Seven Hills Forest and the statue of Henry the Navigator

Inside the Seven Hills Forest and from here you can see the statue of Henry de Navigator

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