Explore the best places
Ponta da Piedade
Natural resource of great beauty, with cliffs and caves in the sea. There are often tours and excursions to these rocks, and pedestrian access is not easy.
Ilhéu de Monchique
9960-060, Lajes das Flores
The island of Flores has many islets but none more famous than this one, maybe because it was the westernmost point of Europe. This is a huge oceanic basalt rock, who formerly worked as a point of reference for setting the routes and check the navigation instruments.
7370, São João Baptista
Pedestrian pathway through the forests of Campo Maior where, as the name implies, you can observe ducks.
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.
9600, Ribeira Grande
An area of great beauty with a rough relief. It is composed of a brook with small reservoirs, hot water spings in waterfalls, fumaroles and rocks. This area is classed as a Regional National Monument.
Ponta da Ferraria
A space classed as a regional natural monument and a protected landscape. It has privileged views of the sea and of a pseudo-crater that was formed as a result of small vapour explosions due to the contact of the lava with the sea. There is a thermal complex and natural pools.
9500, Ponta Delgada
This geologic formation of volcanic origin has approximately 1650 meters in length and an average height of two to three meters, and there are places where more than five meters. The width is very variable, sometimes reaching 10 metres. Be sure to repair, on the ceiling, in the beautiful stalactites of lávica origin, with conical shapes and smooth surfaces.
Este percurso tem início e chegada no Parque de Campismo, com 12 km em circuito.
This walk has a medium/high difficulty level and it starts and ends at the village of Merujal, on the Freita mountain. This circular trail is about 17 km long and takes 6 hours.