Rocha de Pena

Useful Information

Location: Loule, Salir-Benafim, Algarvio.
Open: No restrictions.
Fee: free.
Classification: Nature reserve, karst trail.
Light: bring torch
Guided tours: D=3h, L=4,700m.
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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Last update:$Date: 2015/08/30 21:58:02 $



A self guide walk, on a marked path around this nature reserve takes in both caves and karst scenery. One of the caves, known as The Moor's Cavern was used as a shelter during the re-conquest of Portugal when the locals, under the leadership of D Paio Peres Correia were being attacked by Christian King S Alfonso III.

Text by Tony Oldham (2002). With kind permission.

See also

Main Index | Portugal | Distrito de Faro
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