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  1. Reserva Natural do Sapal de Castro Marim e Vila Real de Santo António
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    Reserva Natural do Sapal de Castro Marim e Vila Real de Santo António
    After journeying around 850 km from its source in Spain, and just before flowing into the sea in Vila Real de Santo António, the River Guadiana winds its way through the plains, branching out into creeks and canals that flow into lakes, marshland (...)

  2. Parque Natural de Montesinho
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    Parque Natural de Montesinho
    Throughout the Park one senses an intense rural atmosphere, expressed in the villages where the traditional slate or granite houses merge with the landscape itself. Sometimes one can hardly sense the presence of these houses, given the almost (...)

  3. Paisagem Protegida da Albufeira do Azibo
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    Paisagem Protegida da Albufeira do Azibo
    In the heart of the north-eastern region of Trás-os-Montes, you should take some time to discover the Protected Landscape Area of Albufeira do Azibo.Situated in the municipality of Macedo de Cavaleiros, the dam that forms this reservoir was built in (...)

  4. Reserva Natural da Serra da Malcata
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    Reserva Natural da Serra da Malcata
    The main reason why the Serra da Malcata Nature Reserve was created was preservation of the Iberian lynx and its habitat. This endangered feline is an endemic species of the Iberian peninsula. It is considerably smaller than Eurasian lynxes and (...)

  5. 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 (...)

  6. Reserva Natural do Paul do Boquilobo
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    Reserva Natural do Paul do Boquilobo
    Located around 6 kms from Golegã, Paul do Boquilobo is an alluvial plain of marshland and humid zones, where the local life depends upon the volume of the current of the River Tejo and River Almonda that flow around its borders.the landscape is (...)

  7. Vulcão dos Capelinhos - Faial
Photo: Turismo dos Açores
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    Vulcão dos Capelinhos - Faial
    Capelinhos Volcano - FaialThe Capelinhos Volcano is located in the "Capelo Peninsular", formed by the lava flows from a line of volcanoes located along a fault, with a WNW-ESSE orientation.The Capelinhos volcano is the last of the volcanoes in the (...)

  8. Reserva Natural Regional Ilhéu de Vila Franca
Photo: Jarimba - Turismo dos Açores
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    Reserva Natural Regional Ilhéu de Vila Franca
    Ilhéu de Vila Franca Regional Nature ReserveIlhéu de Vila Franca was classified as a Regional Nature Reserve in 2004.The area resulted from a submarine eruption that produced an almost perfectly circular caldera, measuring around 150 m in diameter (...)

  9. Reserva Natural do Paul de Arzila
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    Reserva Natural do Paul de Arzila
    The Paul de Arzila Nature Reserve was created in order to protect an important internationally recognized marshland zone in Ribeira de Cernache, next to the River Mondego. The zone encompasses part of the municipalities of Coimbra, Condeixa and (...)

  10. Área Protegida Privada da Faia Brava
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    Área Protegida Privada da Faia Brava
    Situated in the Vale do Côa, the Private Protected Area of Faia Brava, a wilderness teeming with wildlife, hosts the nesting sites and feeding grounds of one of the most important centres of rupicolous birds in the Vale do Côa Special Protection (...)

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