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, Restaurant, Bar/snack-bar
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