Parque Florestal da Silveira
Gardens, Parks and Forests
The Silveira Forest Park runs alongside a stream where visitors will find various water-mills and bridges, and rich, exotic vegetation. The park's botanical heritage is characterised by its great diversity, particularly amongst its trees.
Here you can find araucarias (candelabra trees), pine trees, tulip trees, oaks, fern,trees, planes and New Zealand Christmas trees, amongst others.
The park also includes a children's playground, a picnic area and a small zoo with ostriches, deer, Vietnamese pigs, pigeons, rabbits, parakeets and guinea pigs, as well as many other animals.
Ilha de São Jorge
Altitude: 310m-400m. Area: 9 ha.