Protected Areas


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  1. Paisagem Protegida da Serra do Açor
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    Paisagem Protegida da Serra do Açor
    Located next to Arganil, the protected landscape of the Serra do Açor includes a zone of great natural beauty included within the European network of biogenetic reserves - the Margaraça Woodlands. The luxurious vegetation found on these slate slopes (...)

  2. Naturconde
    Protected Areas
    Paisagem Protegida Regional do Litoral de Vila do Conde e ROM
    The Vila do Conde Coastal Regional Protected Landscape and Mindelo Ornithological Reserve – which adopted the brand Naturconde and is inserted in the National Network of Protected Areas – boasts a very rich biodiversity. 145 species of birds, (...)

  3. Parque de Natureza de Noudar
Photo: J.Romão
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    Parque de Natureza de Noudar
    Located in Barrancos, next to the border with Spain, Noudar Nature Park maintains a preserved environment in which agricultural and forestry activities are conserved in profound respect for the natural ecosystems. With a landscape dominated by (...)

  4. Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês
Photo: Crobard Fotolia
    Protected Areas
    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 (...)

  5. Parque Natural da Arrábida
Place: Arrábida
Photo: Rui Rebelo/Turismo de Portugal
    Protected Areas
    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 (...)

  6. Parque Natural da Madeira
Place: Madeira
Photo: AP Madeira
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    Parque Natural da Madeira
    This archipelago part of the Macaronesian biogeographical region contains a natural heritage of extreme scientific importance: the native forest of Madeira (Laurissilva), which was recognised by UNESCO in 1999 as World Natural Heritage, a unique (...)

  7. 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 (...)

  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 da Serra de São Mamede
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    Parque Natural da Serra de São Mamede
    In the Serra de São Mamede we encounter an unexpected Alentejo, constituted by high mountains instead of rolling plains, where it's possible to discover vestiges of human presence from various historical periods.The highest point in the Park, at (...)

  10. Grutas Mira De Aire
Place: Grutas Mira De Aire
Photo: Luis Afonso
    Protected Areas
    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 (...)


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