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Monte de Nossa Senhora da Graça
4880, Vilar de Ferreiros
The hill of Our Lady of Graça stands out from the other hills in the Alvãi/Marão mountain range for being steep (known for the famous arrivals of the Tour of Portugal) and because it is isolated and clearly visible from the centre of Mondim de Basto. It has excellent views from its peak at an altitude of 940 metres, a shrine and a restaurant.
Vila Nova de Foz Côa
5150, Vila Nova de Foz Côa
The terraces are the “ex-libris” of the Alto Douro. This landscape full of curves, with a schist terrain, is the work of the man of this region who takes care of it and plants here the famous wine of the region.
The Natural Park spreads from Odeceixe to Burgau and occupies about 80 km of the coast. That represents the opportunity to view hundreds of plants in their natural habitat. In a sun and silence filled atmosphere, it is a true paradise for the botanists and for people who love wild flowers. The entire territory is considered to be a Site of Particular Interest for the Preservation of Nature.
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.
8950-205, Castro Marim
The complex system of marshy places, salt-pits, canals, puddles, creeks and charcas (big extensions without vegetation), located in the Castro Marim and Vila Real de Santo António municipalities, was the first Natural reserve of the Portuguese territory. Land, river (Guadiana) and sea mix together, giving origin to a strange but beautiful miscellany, stretching to the mouth with Ayamonte, on the other side, as background scenery. The grounds are fertile in original flora (limelight to the halophytic species) and, specially, in an exotic fauna (avifauna, fishes, crustacean, molluscs, amphibian and reptiles). More than an natural area, Castro Marim is also an …
Vila Franca do Campo
9680, Vila Franca do Campo
Clear water pools, created by volcanic activity and the action of the sea, located on the small island of Vila Franca do Campo.
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.
Esta é uma das cascatas mais bonitas do Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês. Para lá chegar, deve seguir o caminho que vem da aldeia por um trilho com cerca de dois quilómetros.
Rua da Costa
5130-067, Ervedosa do Douro
Percurso pedestre composto por dois circuitos, com a parte mais estreita a localizar-se em Ervedosa do Douro.
Estrada Florestal - Praia da Rainha
2825-412, Costa da Caparica
Overlooking the so-called “Terras da Costa”, the approximately 13 km of this area of protected landscape, between Cova do Vapor (Costa da Caparica) and Lagoa de Albufeira, are a set of beautiful erosion forms, with high geological and paleontological interest. There, traces of living beings can be found, namely of plant origin. In areas adjacent to the cliff (pine forests of Medos and Aroeira) we can find some typical flora of the area.