Parque Natural da Arrabida, Setubal

4.8
#1 of 91 in Parks in Alentejo
Famous for its golden beaches and secluded bays, Parque Natural da Arrabida stretches along the southeastern coastline of the Setubal peninsula. A protected area sheltering Mediterranean plant and animal wildlife, the vast park covers more than 100 sq km (42 sq mi) of mountainous landscapes covered with olives, pistachios, and lavender. The park's hills serve as a permanent home to a large population of native deer and boar, while the lower areas protect butterflies, beetles, eagles, and kestrels. To learn more about the area's diverse wildlife, visit the park's oceanographic museum inside a 17th century fort. Choose a car or motorcycle to explore the park--or take a guided boat tour along the coastline. Put Parque Natural da Arrabida into our Setubal journey maker tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • A breathtaking landscape, i climbed the mountain and i found everything beautiful, stunning landscapes, but when I came down I was simply amazed, the landscape is paradisiaca
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  • Considered one of the best natural parks in the country. A mixture of mountains with wild beaches of transparent water, makes the Natural Park of Arrábida a must-see place with breathtaking landscapes.
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  • If you like beautiful landscapes, mountain and beach definitely you should go there. Take some water with you as it gets really hot and there are no many places to buy drinks. It gives you the illusion of infinity that I love
  • We went here as it's highly rated, but it was kinda just some nice beaches and an uninteresting mountain or two. There's a cement factory stretching across a lot of the park that really takes away from it. It felt less like a national park and more like built up standard beach destination.
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