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  1. 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 (...)

  2. Parque Natural do Litoral Norte
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    Parque Natural do Litoral Norte
    Located between the rivers and the sea, the North Coast Natural Park stretches for nearly 18 kilometres between the Cávado River estuary and the village of Apúlia in a line of white sand dunes. Dotted with low vegetation that helps to anchor the (...)

  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 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 (...)

  5. 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 (...)

  6. 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 (...)

  7. 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 (...)

  8. Centro Ambiental do Priolo
Photo: Veraçor - Turismo dos Açores
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    Centro Ambiental do Priolo
    Located in the Cancela do Cinzeiro Forestry Park within the Special Protection Zone of Pico da Vara/Ribeira do Guilherme, Priolo Environmental Centre aims to preserve this small bird and its habitat. The priolo is Europe’s second rarest bird (...)

  9. Vale Gonçalinho Environmental Education Centre
Place: Castro Verde
Photo: Rui Cunha
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    Centro de Educação Ambiental de Vale Gonçalinho
    The Vale Gonçalinho Environmental Education Centre is the obligatory starting point for a visit to the Special Protection Zone for birds in Castro Verde, providing information on the region’s natural heritage. Known as the “Campo Branco” (White (...)

  10. Geopark Naturtejo da Meseta Meridional
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    Geopark Naturtejo da Meseta Meridional
    Discover the first Portuguese Geopark recognised by UNESCO. The Naturtejo Geopark, an exponent of Nature Tourism in Central Portugal, invites you to discover 16 geosites and a land of valuable natural history and cultural heritage.Travel back in (...)

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