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Peniche: Berlengas Island Round-Trip Catamaran Ferry

Product ID: 294795
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Travel by ferry to the secluded Berlengas Islands, which are are home to the Arquipélago das Berlengas nature reserve. Explore the natural landscape, scenic fort, and crystal-clear waters that are teeming with sea life.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the imposing cliffs overlooking the harbour
  • Enjoy the unique Elephant rock formation
  • Explore São João Baptista Fort built in the 17th-century
Full description
The Berlengas archipelago is situated 16km west of Peniche, a powerful granite block which belongs to the parish of St. Peter, in the Peniche municipality. The archipelago is a protected area that includes various nature reserves and is considered a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 2011.

Depart from the harbor of Peniche and enjoy a 30-minute ferry ride along the turquoise sea waters. Arrive at the Berlengas harbor from where you will be able to freely explore the archipelago.

Start with a visit to the São João Baptista fort built in the 17th-century. This little fort is one of the most visually striking buildings in Portugal. After this, go for a swim at Praia do Carreiro do Mosteiro, the only beach that is accessible and safe to swim from. Next, find the café and restaurant on the island before taking the ferry back to Peniche
Includes
  • Ferry from/to Peniche's Marina to Berlenga Island
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Stand 3 - Berlengatur Berlengoest, Marina de Peniche, 2520, Peniche, Portugal

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• You need to be at the meeting point 30 minutes prior to the departure
• You will exchange your voucher for a physical ticket before departure
• It's advisable to bring plenty of water as it can get very hot
• The morning departure leaves at 9:00 AM and returns at 1:30 PM from August 1 to Sept 15. The rest of the year it leaves at 10:00 AM and returns at 3:00 PM
• The afternoon departure only works from August 1 to Sept 15. It leaves at 2:30 PM and returns at 7:00 PM
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Berlengatur Berlengoest Lda

Product ID: 294795