Parque Natural do Vale do Guadiana
Created in 1995, the Guadiana Natural Park, that includes the parishes of Mértola and Serpa, is of great interest in terms of plants, animals, geology and landscapes. The medium part of the Guadiana valley, between Pulo do Lobo and the mouth of the Vascão brook, with its valleys and several tributaries, is beautiful above average. There are boars, little bustards, bustards, otters, black storks, griffins, wild olive trees and Brazilian peppers.
- Easy external parking
- Protected areas
Natural Resources near Parque Natural do Vale do Guadiana
Barragem da Tapada Grande
A dam on the Geraldo Brook (Guadiana river basin), located in the Natural Park of the Guadiana Valley. Fishing is permitted with some restrictions.
Pulo do Lobo
Surrounded by the parishes of Mértola and Serpa, this waterfall is quite beautiful. It is 13.5 metres high, in a rich geological area, where the river passes b…