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Percurso Pedestre Caminho do Carteiro (PR 6)

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Tebilhão
4540, Cabreiros

Arouca

This is a walk of high difficulty level. It starts at the Largo da Aldeia at Rio de Frades and ends by the Tebilhão mills. It is about 6 km long and lasts around 3 hours.

Passadiços do Paiva

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Passadiços do Paiva
4544, Arouca

Arouca

Pedestrian walk on the bank of the river Paiva. You can start the course in Espiunca or Areinho. The route comprises a distance of 8 kilometers. At certain times of the year, it is also possible to participate in radical activities.

Trilho Interpretativo de Lamas de Mouro

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EN 202
4960, Lamas de Mouro

Melgaço

A 4.5 kilometres trail with the very best of the rural landscapes of Lamas de Mouro.

Cabo Espichel

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Cabo Espichel
2970, Cabo Espichel

Sesimbra

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.

Percurso Pedestre de Chiqueiro

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Chiqueiro
3200, Lousã

Lousã

A pedestrian trail near the village of Chiqueiro, on the Lousã mountain. Along the way there are natural belvederes with lovely views and a small picnic area.

Monumento Natural da Pedra da Mua

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Cabo Espichel
2970-191, Sesimbra

Sesimbra

Natural monument encompassed within the limits of the Arrábida Natural Park, it is a surface in the cliffs of Cape Espichel, beneath the Chapel of remembrance, composed of limestone slabs that include tracks of footprints of sauropods. One of the tracks is associated with the legend of our Lady of Pedra Mua, which refers to the tracks of a giant mule that would have transported the Holy hillside above.

Parque Natural da Ria Formosa

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Fábrica
8900-030, Vila Real de Santo António

Vila Real de Santo António

This Natural Park is characterised by the existence of a cordon of dunes and beaches that protects a lagoon area, whose average depth is 2 metres. Part of this is permanently submerged, while another part emerges during low tide. The surface of the Park extends from the Ancão Beach to Manta Rota and includes wide variety of habitats, including barrier islands, salt marshes, sand bars and vasa, dunes, salt marshes, freshwater and brackish ponds, waterways, forests and agricultural areas, which refers to a wide variety of flora and fauna.

Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais

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Largo Fernando Formigal de Morais
2710-564, Sintra

Sintra

With a surface of 14,583 hectares, the Natural Park extends from the northern boundary of the municipality of Sintra, near the mouth of the river Hawk, to the Citadel of Cascais, forming part of the metropolitan area of Lisbon. Encompasses areas of great sensitivity for its floristic and landscape, geomorphologic characteristics, and part of the area is part of the list of World Heritage Sites in the category of Cultural landscape. Among other points of interest include the coastal lapiás (mouth of hell), the Palácio da Vila de Sintra, the footprints of dinosaurs in Praia Grande, caster Peninha, the Moorish …

Reserva Natural do Sítio da Rocha do Navio

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Sítio da Parlatório
9230-105, Santana

Santana

Integral natural reserve of the Natural Park of Madeira, with a total area of 1710 hectares and a total length of 6259 meters. Is exclusively marine, which also covers the seabed until 100 meters and the islanders from the rock of the vines and the widow, or Rocha do Navio. This protected area was created in 1997 by the will of the local population, in order to protect fisheries and marine resources against overfishing, often using explosives. Their natural wealth, cultural and scientific, botanical heritage, with several species of endemic flora on the cliffs, among other protected natural habitats and …

Canhão da Nazaré

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Nazaré
2450-065, Nazaré

Nazaré

The submarine Valley known as Cannon or Cana da Nazaré is the largest in Europe and one of the largest in the world. Cutting the continental shelf with a direction of EW, sensibly, extends for more than 170 km in length and reaches a depth of more than 5000 meters in the abyssal plain where this Cannon empties. This spectacular geomorphological, tectonic origin accident related to the failure of Nazareth-Pombal, begins to set around 500 yards from the shore. This underwater Canyon causes large changes in the coastal sedimentary transit level, since this is an authentic Valley sinkhole for sediments …

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