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Parque das Serras do Porto

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Rua do Padrão, 27
4440-617, Valongo

Valongo

As Serras de Santa Justa, Pias, Castiçal, Flores, Santa Iria e Banjas constituem uma unidade paisagística de extrema significância para a Área Metropolitana do Porto, pelo extenso e diversificado conjunto de valores de ordem natural e cultural que a caracteriza, pelos serviços ecossistémicos que assegura e pela proximidade face a núcleos urbanos, vias de comunicação e circuitos turísticos. Estas serras estão classificadas como Paisagem Protegida Regional.

Zona de Lazer de São Lázaro

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Rua de São Lazaro
4445, Alfena

Valongo

A small park with lawns and trees by the river, where barbecues take place.

Serra de Santa Justa

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Serra de Santa Justa
4440, Valongo

Valongo

The Hill of Santa Justa belongs to the Valongo outlier and reaches its highest top at the altitude of 374 metres. Below it, by the banks of the Ferreira river, one can find the village of Couce. There are vestiges of ancient gold mines of the roman epoch.

Baía do Seixal

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Saixal
2840, Seixal

Seixal

The Bay of Seixal, considered the ex-libris of the municipality, press for its landscape and ornithological richness, aquatic fauna. Here, are sighted many migratory birds as, herons, real and sporadically colonies of flamingos. The Bay, for its natural conditions, serves as a stage for the practice of various sporting activities.

Parque da Senhora do Salto

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Largo da Senhora do Salto
4585-003, Aguiar de Sousa

Paredes

A space with several points of interest, namely the Boca do Inferno (Hell's Mouth), a cave, the chapel of Our Lady of Salto and the vestiges of a bridge that led to the mines.

Reserva Natural do Estuário do Sado

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Reserva Natural do Estuário do Sado
7580-709, Santa Susana

Alcácer do Sal

Occupying most of the estuary and its surrounding area (parishes of Alcácer do Sal, Grândola, Palmela and Setúbal), the Natural Reservation of the Sado's Estuary is a mixture of river and sea waters, where the sand banks, the beaches and dunes and the fens and cane fields hide from curious looks, in a rather rich ecosystem with a most varied fauna and flora. The reservation is particularly important for several duck species and has the most significant doplhin colony in the country. The shoreline, as well as the dunes of Tróia and the Lagoons of Herdade do Pinheiro, in a …

Serra do Açor

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Serra do Açor
6285, Piódão

Arganil

It belongs to the Old Massif, located in the central country, and it is separated from the Estrela Mountain by the Alva river valley. It is 33 km long and 12 km wide. A part of the Protected Landscape of the Açor Hill, it is mostly composed of schist and has strong but roundish contours. At times there are valleys, water courses and interesting places, such as the waterfalls at Fraga da Pena. In this protected area, also a special note to the Margaraça Woods, of huge natural value, a part of the european network of biogenetic reservations. The vegetation …

Serra do Marão

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Serra do Marão
4600, Amarante

Amarante

Th Marão mountain, located on the border of the Oporto and Vila Real districts, is 20 km long and separates the basins of the Tâmega and Corgo rivers.

Passeios no Rio Douro

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Medas
4515, Medas

Gondomar

With a privileged position next to the Douro, there are tourist entertainment companies that provide unforgettable trips along the river, allowing the rental of boats, jet-skis, sailing, canoeing and rowing or, for the less adventurous, simply a pleasant cruise on the river. The municipality also has marinas in Covelos and Melres, fully equipped to receive vessels.

Nascente do Agroal

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Rua das Termas
2435, Formigais

Ourém

Small bathing area on the banks of the river Nabão, an artificial structure that some attribute, wrongly, as being the source of the river Nabão. In that area, from a wealth of mineralized water cold, thermal and curative of diseases of the skin.

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