Protected Areas


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  1. Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina_ Rota Vicentina
Place: Rota Vicentina
Photo: Turismo Alentejo
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    Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina
    The South West Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park is the finest preserved stretch of European coastline, covering over 100 km, from Porto Covo in the Alentejo, to Burgau in the Algarve. The Park includes various unique species of animal and (...)

  2. Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês
Photo: Crobard Fotolia
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    Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês
    In the extreme north-east of Portugal, between the Alto Minho and Trás-os-Montes, the Serra da Peneda and Serra do Gerês constitute the only Portuguese protected area that has been classified as a National Park. It is a world apart, where human (...)

  3. Parque Natural da Arrábida
Place: Arrábida
Photo: Rui Rebelo/Turismo de Portugal
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    Parque Natural da Arrábida
    Located next to the sea, between Setúbal and the fishing town of Sesimbra, Arrábida Natural Park has incomparable natural beauty, where the blue of the sea alternates with the white tones of the chalk cliffs and the depths of the green vegetation (...)

  4. Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais
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    Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais
    The westernmost point of the European continent, was considered in antiquity to be the place where "the land ends and the sea begins" - the Cabo da Roca is one of the most spectacular locations in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. Its vertical cliffs (...)

  5. Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
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    Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
    A humid zone of international importance, the Ria Formosa estuary is a labyrinth of canals, islands, marshland and sandy beaches that extend 60 km along the Algarve coast between the beaches of Garrão and Manta Rota.This diversity of eco-systems (...)

  6. Reserva Natural das Berlengas
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    Reserva Natural das Berlengas
    At a distance of around 10 km from Peniche, the Berlengas Archipelago is a natural haven maintained in a virtually unspoilt state. Constituted by three groups of small islands - Estelas, Farilhões and Berlenga - the zone maintains extensive (...)

  7. Grutas Mira De Aire
Place: Grutas Mira De Aire
Photo: Luis Afonso
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    Parque Natural das Serras de Aire e Candeeiros
    The greatest riches of the Serras de Aire e Candeeiros Natural Park are hidden within its interior. This chalk massif is a paradise for speleologists who will be able to discover grottoes and ravines in its depths, with surprising rock formations (...)

  8. Parque Natural da Serra da Estrela
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    Parque Natural da Serra da Estrela
    The Serra da Estrela Natural Park is the largest protected area in Portugal, located in the central mountainous massif, in a high plateau that inclines towards the North-East, cut across by rivers and streams that have their source here such as the (...)

  9. Parque Natural do Alvão
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    Parque Natural do Alvão
    In the western section of the Serra do Alvão, that includes the imposing mountainous massif that incorporates the Serra do Marão, the River Olo runs through this protected area, between cranks and rocky outcrops and cuts across the rocks of the (...)

  10. Parque Natural do Vale do Guadiana
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    Parque Natural do Vale do Guadiana
    Located in the valley of the River Guadiana, winds its way through narrow riverbanks dotted by age-old watermills, or sharp ravines covered in Mediterranean undergrowth, and offers magnificent landscape views. The area of the Natural Park also (...)


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