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.
Arquipélago das Berlengas
- Protected areas
- Tourist/boating facilities, Restaurant, Bar/snack-bar
- car access
Natural Resources near Reserva Natural das Berlengas
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).
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 localizada a cerca de 15 …