Southwest Alentejo Natural Park
The Southwest Alentejo Natural Park is a protected natural area located in the southwestern region of Portugal.
It covers a coastal strip of about 110 kilometers, extending from the municipality of Sines to the municipality of Aljezur.
The natural park is characterized by its rugged coastline, with steep cliffs and sandy beaches, and is home to a variety of habitats, including sand dunes, salt marshes, and rocky shores. It is also an important area for marine life, with several species of dolphins, whales, and sea birds being regularly sighted.
The Southwest Alentejo Natural Park is an ideal destination for those seeking an outdoor adventure, with plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, birdwatching, and water sports such as surfing and kayaking. The park has several well-marked trails that lead visitors through the diverse landscape, providing opportunities to observe the unique flora and fauna of the area.
The park is also an important cultural and historical site, with several important landmarks, such as the Cape St. Vincent lighthouse and the ruins of the Roman city of Balsa. The park is an ideal destination for those who want to explore Portugal's natural beauty and cultural heritage.