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Walking & Bird Watching in Ria Formosa Park

Item # 127
Location: Portugal, Algarve, Central
Town: Ria Formosa National Park
Name: Ria Formosa National Park
Category: Recreation and Sports, Walking and Hiking
Website: N/A
Posted by: Prime Holiday

The Ria Formosa Park covers 60km of coast from Tavira in the east to Ancão in the west and comprises large areas of dunes, lagoons, saltpans and pools. The Park, fed by two rivers, is a wetland of world importance as a habitat of both rare and endangered birds. The reserve boasts chameleons, flamingos, storks, herons and 200 other species of bird that live in the salted marshes of the lagoons.

Photos: Região de Turismo do Algarve & João Paulo