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If one did not know the Aire and Candeeiros Hills, one could believe that their elevations at 577 and 613 metres, respectively, meant nothing extraordinary in terms of landscape. Nonetheless, this massif that spreads between Ourém, to the north, and Rio Maior, to the south, is a true kingdom of stone (calcareous) that totally stands out from the green farmlands that crouch around them. The Natural Park of the Aire and Candeeiros Hills comprises the parishes of Alcanena, Porto de Mós, Rio Maior, Santarém, Torres Novas and Vila Nova de Ourém. It includes, besides these two hills, the Mendiga Hill, …
Rua da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa
This is, perhaps, the most nostalgic area of the city. It is the Lisbon of the Tejo and the genuine people. On this tour, two districts are travelled over: The Prazeres and the Santo Amaro. Take delight in the river and the docks. Venture through the popular quarters like Madragoa, Calvário, Livramento or Sacramento. It is also a fun and leisure area, with warehouses transformed into bars and diverse entertaining activities. Further to the interior, grub up the valley of Alcântara by snaky mountain tracks.
5000, Lamas de Olo
Também conhecida como Estação da Biodiversidade da Tagis, por ter sido desenvolvida em parceria com o TAGIS (Centro de Conservação das Borboletas de Portugal), propõe percursos pedestres curtos e sinalizados, que dão a conhecer a biodiversidade do Parque Natural do Alvão.
Praia dos Lagosteiros - Cabo Espichel
Classified Natural Monument since 1997, integrated in the Arrábida Natural Park, under the cliffs of Cape Espichel. The deposit consists of tracks of footprints of bipedal dinosaurs, with about 130 million years ago, arranged in different orientations, created at a time when the land in the region were plans, wetlands and wetlands, which later turned into limestone preserving the tracks of footprints.
2970, Cabo Espichel
One of the most famous capes in Portugal. From its cliffs ojne can view the Setúbal peninsula (to the south) and all the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean (to the west). The human mark in the area can be seen in the Memória Hermitage, the Church of Our Lady of the Cape (18th century) and the lighthouse. A grandiose landscape that is great for taking pictures.
Rua Dom Manuel II
In the center of Porto, the gardens of Palácio de Cristal are the ideal place to take a stroll away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The original Palácio de Cristal was demolished in 1951 to make way for the Sports Pavilion, later christened Pavilhão Rosa Mota. From the original work, which dates back to 1860 and was designed by F.W.Shields to host agricultural and industrial exhibitions, its vast garden remains. The leafy trees, the garden beds, a lake, fountains, animals that roam freely and the little corners to discover, create the perfect environment for a long walk …
Vila Real de Santo António
8900, Vila Real de Santo António
Signposted road along the Guadiana River for 152 kilometers. It crosses the municipalities of Vila Real de Santo António, Castro Marim and Alcoutim.
Parque Natural da Serra da Arrábida
The Pedra da Anixa is a zoological reserve, where plant and animal diversity characteristic of marine rocky shores are more evident. Is located at Portinho da Arrábida and constitutes an example of rocky outcrop between vast stretches underwater sand, checking uniqueness to this site.
Estrada da Rasca
The Arrábida Natural Park comprises a set of accidents that form the "arrábica" mountain range. This park aims to preserve the natural, socio-cultural, economic and historc values of the region. Its importance in terms of nature and landscape is enormous, due to its uniqueness and its scarce peopling. The Alto dos Píncaros, on the top of the Risco Hill, at an altitude of 400 metres, resembles a wall above the Atlantic Ocean and falls abruptly. There are mountains, hills, valleys and cliffs. Its tallest peak is located at an altitude of 501 metres, on the Formosinho Peak. Three "belvederes" are …