Reserva Natural 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.

Contacts


Arquipélago das Berlengas
2520-644,Peniche

    Characteristics


  • Protected areas
  • Tourist/boating facilities, Bar/snack-bar, Restaurant
  • True

Natural Resources near Reserva Natural das Berlengas

Barragem de São Domingos, Atouguia da Baleia

Barragem de São Domingos


A dam on the São Domingos river, near the mountain and the beach. Its main basin is on the Ribeiras do Oeste (Western Brooks).

Grutas da Berlenga, Ilha da Berlenga

Grutas da Berlenga


The caves belong to the Berlenga Natural Reservation, in the Berlengas archipelago, located at a distance of 10 km from the continental shoreline and 5.7 miles…

Estrada Marginal Sul, 184, Peniche

Gruta da Furninha


Também conhecida como Cova Dominique, localiza-se numa falésia entre o Cabo Carvoeiro e o Forte de Peniche, e é uma cavidade natural ocupada durante o período …

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