Built in the canal of the Tâmega, between the stations of Amarante and plate, the Tamega line Ecopista provides users with contact with the natural heritage, characterized by green spaces preserved and complemented with the densification to shade tree. Public lighting covers the section between the stations of Amarante and Handsome, with more urban characteristics, which promotes the practice of jogging. It also has banks, located at strategic points along the route.
Islands located to the northeast of Peniche and the Cape Carvoeiro, a granite formation that is about 280 millions of years old. The largest is the Berlenga Island, but there are several smaller islands around it (Cerro da Velha, Estela and Meda do Norte, among others). It is one of the main nestling and refuge spots for sea birds and also houses a series of other species. Among the animals, a special note to the presence of lizards, namely the ocellated lizard, and among the plants, many herbal species.
The boiler, a crater of 2000 meters in diameter and 400 meters deep, results from the volcanic nature of the island of Faial. Is a treat for the eyes, since weather conditions are favorable. Inside deserves highlight the botanical diversity of habitats: the laurissilva forest, Cedar forests, peatlands, reeds, among others.
A trade mark of the city, the central channel offers a nice way to discover Aveiro. Follow the curves of the river branch winding between the houses, waving the Moliceiros (typical boats) and surrender to the charms of the “Venice of Portugal”.
Também conhecida como Cova Dominique, localiza-se numa falésia entre o Cabo Carvoeiro e o Forte de Peniche, e é uma cavidade natural ocupada durante o período pré-histórico. É a mais importante estação pré-histórica do concelho.
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.
The major green space in Porto offers a large variety of atmospheres and options, since a family walk in a Sunday afternoon till a lonely sportive morning jogging. Beginning in the city and ending at the sea, these are ninety hectares of nature, fauna and flora, woods and meadows. While the lawn open spaces are an invitation to exercise and fun, the retreats of shadow call for relaxation. The city park is crossed by kilometres of ground tracks proper to exercise, being it a run or a bicycle ride. There also tracks passing through fountains and lakes, leading you to ...