Serra da Arrábida

Located in the Natural Park of the Arrábida Hill, it overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. It spreads from the Palmela hillock to the Cape Espichel and it is 35 km long, 6 km wide in average, and reaches its peak at the Alto do Formosinho. Occupied since the days of old, the roman presence may be seen in the tanks that the romans used for salting the fish. A space with landscapes of great beauty that includes woods and beaches alike. It is extremely rich in terms of animals and plants, with local species, as well as in architectural terms, namely with a small franciscan convent and in the small town of Azeitão, old chapels, palaces and manors.


Serra da Arrábida


  • Mountains
  • car access

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Foz do Rio Sado

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Parque Natural da Arrábida

The Arrábida Natural Park comprises a set of accidents that form the "arrábica" mountain range. This park aims to preserve the natural, socio-cultural, economi…

Pedra da Anicha

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