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Parque Municipal do Sítio das Fontes
A place of rare beauty along the left bank of the Arade river. The park occupies 18 hectares, with several environments: the "sapal", the bog, the woods, a lagoon, farmlands and water courses. Nearby there are vestiges of human activities, namely two watermills. There is a reception building, the guard's house, wc, an outdoors amphitheatre, a picnic area, a fitness circuit and a quay that were recovered together with the mills.
Pico Ana Ferreira
9400, Ponta do Cabeço
This is a set of prysmatic columns with irregular shapes, popularly known as the "Piano". This is where one can find the Pedreira belvedere, from where one can view the Fora islets and the Facho and Castelo peaks.
Lagoas de Bertiandos e São Pedro d'Arcos
The Lagoons of Bertiandos and São Pedro d'Arcos develop around two lagoons and the banks of the Estorãos river. This space has rich nd fertile vegetation, essential to the river system. There are several trails, always in touch with nature.
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, …
Arquipélago das Berlengas
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.
Corno do Bico
4940, Favais - Moselos
A small natural sanctuary of this parish. A space of rare beauty that was changed by man even though the many local species, both of plants and animals, were never placed at risk.
9230, Pico Ruivo
A pedestrian walk that is about 8 kilometres long and lasts about four hours. Regardless the time of the year, this walk is a bit slippery, and is thus advisable only for adults.
9230, São Jorge
A 10.2 kilometres long pedestrian walk, along which there are several tunnels, meaning one should carry lanterns. The first part of the trail goes along the "levada" and has nice views of São Jorge and Santana.
9230, Ribeiro Frio
A 1.5 kilometres long pedestrian walk that starts and ends at the mountain village of Ribeiro Frio. From here one can reach the Balcões belvedere from where one can enjoy wondrful views of the Ribeira da Metade valley.