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Monday, 26 September 2016

BERLENGAS PRIVATE TOUR


BERLENGAS PRIVATE TOUR
“Elected long time ago as the main location for diving with a hard hat in the Portuguese coast, the Berlenga waters hide everything the human imagination can create.”
Reiner, F. and Santos, R., 2002

LOCATION
The Berlenga Island is about 7 miles from the Peniche Port ; it is 1500 meters long and 800 meters wide, with a perimeter of 4000 meters and reaches 88 meters at its highest point and –30 meters at its lowest.

It is a region of great interest for botanical specialists with several endemic species and species of limited distribution. A nesting spot for some species of ocean birds (such as the guillemot - Airo uria aalge- , a symbol of the reserve), and a passing point for several migratory species. A Maritime Reserve of great wild life richness, particularly ichthyology.

CENTRE POINT COORDINATES

Longitude: W 09º 30º
Latitude: N 39º 24º
Terrestrial Area: 104 ha
Maritime Area: 9456 ha
Total Area: 9560 ha

Pickup from your hotel in Lisbon or Setubal at 9:00 am, exit direction to Peniche.

boarding in Peniche towards the Berlengas Islands at 11:30

boarding in Berlengas Islands towards Peniche 18:00

after arrival of the boat Peniche, return to your hotel in Lisbon or Setubal



You could easily imagine yourself as being part of a pirate movie whilst at Berlenga Island.
The peer, the cliffs surrounding the bay and the Lighthouse on the top of the hill make it the perfect landscape, in which to spend a marvelous day, hiking, snorkeling, swimming and kayaking.

This UNESCO biosphere reserve is a well-kept secret, and you can discover with us.



- After picking you up at your accommodation, we will head North of Lisbon


  toPeniche, a seaside city with an important fishing harbour now better 


  known as the Portuguese Surf Capital;



- There we will take the boat out to Berlenga Island, 10 kilometers 


  from thePeniche coast (the sea is often rough, making this trip a


  true adventure);


- At the Island, we'll climb the hills to the Lighthouse, an important 


  aid to the boats sailing along the coastline, where you can enjoy


  the great views all around;


- Descend to theForte S. João Batista, an ancient fortress on the


  other side of the cliffs. Here we can visit the old fort, where


  Portuguese soldiers resisted to the big Spanish fleet, many times


  superior in numbers;


- Either by foot or boat, head back to the docks, where you can


   have lunch, swim or do some snorkeling;


- If the sea is calm enough, we recommend kayaking to explore


   the cliffs and its beautiful caves.













             

                 For your Fantastic Day Tour 


                    For more information please contact:

Mobile Phone - 00 351 918 206 330 

Email - info@abctravel.pt






















































































































For your Fantastic Day Tour 

For more information please contact:

Mobile Phone - 00 351 918 206 330 

Email - info@abctravel.pt

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