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Serra da Lousã Biological Park

Serra da Lousã Biological Park
environment and biodiversity
In order to focus on and assist in the conservation of the species that inhabit or inhabited the Portuguese territory, the Biological Park is the largest sample of wild fauna of Portugal.
Situated on the slopes of Serra da Lousã, occupies an area of ​​33 000 m2 of the National Ecological Reserve. Along the walk in the ways of Biological Park will find several species of fauna and flora.

In fauna case may be observed several species of birds of prey (eagles, owls, etc.), grizzly bears (now extinct in Portugal), lynx, wolves, foxes, wild boars, but also various herbivores such as deer, deer, roe deer , goats and many other animals. Along the route may be resting in the shade of chestnut, oak, strawberry trees and other species of flora in our woods and forests.

The Serra da Lousã Biological Park aims to promote and raise awareness Biophilia their visitors from the community school for the general public, to the existing biodiversity in our country and the factors that threaten their survival. For all resident animals at the Biological Park is created by the technicians a habitat with all the features and essential stimuli to provide physical and emotional well-being, satisfying their tastes and needs. In order to constantly improve the quality of life of these species, the Biological Park has several partnerships with organizations, universities and polytechnics.

  • how to arrive

    Localiza-se próximo da EN 17-1 e da Estrada Nacional 342, a alguns minutos do centro da vila.

    Coordinates

    GD: 40.0966 -8.33431
    DMS: 40°5′47.76″N 8°20′3.52″W
    UTM: 29T 556743 4438691

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Museu da Chanfana
Museu da Chanfana
Miranda do Corvo
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Restaurante Pátio do Xisto
Restaurante Pátio do Xisto
Gondramaz, Miranda do Corvo
restaurants
D. Sesnando Restaurante
D. Sesnando Restaurante
Penela
lodging
Hotel Parque Serra Da Lousã
Hotel Parque Serra Da Lousã
Miranda do Corvo
lodging
Sete Quintas
Sete Quintas
Retorta
lodging
Pátio do Xisto
Pátio do Xisto
Gondramaz, Miranda do Corvo
lodging
Retiro do Gondramaz
Retiro do Gondramaz
Gondramaz
lodging
Mountain Whisper
Mountain Whisper
Gondramaz
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Palácio da Lousã Boutique Hotel ****
Palácio da Lousã Boutique Hotel ****
Lousã
lodging
Casa dos Amigos
Casa dos Amigos
Casal Novo
lodging
Casa Lausus
Casa Lausus
Talasnal
lodging
Casa do Caminheiro Hostel
Casa do Caminheiro Hostel
Talasnal
lodging
Casa Princesa Peralta
Casa Princesa Peralta
Talasnal
institutional
Câmara Municipal de Miranda do Corvo
Câmara Municipal de Miranda do Corvo
Miranda do Corvo
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Abutrica Association
Abutrica Association
Miranda do Corvo
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ADFP Foundation - Association, Development and Professional Training
ADFP Foundation - Association, Development and Professional Training
Miranda do Corvo
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Conselho Directivo dos Baldios da Freguesia de Vila Nova
Conselho Directivo dos Baldios da Freguesia de Vila Nova
Miranda do Corvo
tour
PR6 LSA - Caminhos do Xisto da Lousã - Rota dos Baldios
PR6 LSA - Caminhos do Xisto da Lousã - Rota dos Baldios
Casa Princesa Peralta
tour
PR2 MCV - Gondramaz Schist trail - In the Miller’s Footsteps
PR2 MCV - Gondramaz Schist trail - In the Miller’s Footsteps
village
Gondramaz
Gondramaz
institutional
Junta de Freguesia de Vila Nova
Junta de Freguesia de Vila Nova
tour
PR1 MCV - Accessible Schist Walking Trail of Gondramaz
PR1 MCV - Accessible Schist Walking Trail of Gondramaz
tour
"PR7 LSA - Lousã Schist Walking Trail  - Discovering the Forest"
"PR7 LSA - Lousã Schist Walking Trail - Discovering the Forest"
institutional
Câmara Municipal da Lousã
Câmara Municipal da Lousã
Lousã
tour
PR1 LSA - LOUSÃ SCHIST TRAILS - ROTA DOS MOINHOS
PR1 LSA - LOUSÃ SCHIST TRAILS - ROTA DOS MOINHOS
Casa Princesa Peralta
tour
Lousã – Trevim Epic Climb
Lousã – Trevim Epic Climb
Casa Princesa Peralta
associations
Activar - Association for Cooperation in Lousã
Activar - Association for Cooperation in Lousã
Lousã
associations
Montanha Club
Montanha Club
Lousã
associations
ARCIL - Associação para Recuperação de Cidadãos Inadaptados da Lousã
ARCIL - Associação para Recuperação de Cidadãos Inadaptados da Lousã
Lousã
institutional
Junta de Freguesia da Lousã e Vilarinho
Junta de Freguesia da Lousã e Vilarinho
Lousã
associations
Conselho Directivo dos Baldios da Lousã
Conselho Directivo dos Baldios da Lousã
Lousã
local products
Lousãmel
Lousãmel
Lousã
associations
GERL - Lousã Regional Heritage Group
GERL - Lousã Regional Heritage Group
Lousã
tour
"PR5 LSA - Lousã Schist Walking Trail  - Serranos Route"
"PR5 LSA - Lousã Schist Walking Trail - Serranos Route"
Casa Princesa Peralta
tour
PR 2 LSA - Lousã Schist Trails 2 - Schist Villages Route
PR 2 LSA - Lousã Schist Trails 2 - Schist Villages Route
Casa Princesa Peralta
village
Casal Novo
Casal Novo
heritage
Lousã Castle
Lousã Castle
tour
"PR3 LSA - Lousã Schist Walking Trail  - Levada Route"
"PR3 LSA - Lousã Schist Walking Trail - Levada Route"
village
Chiqueiro
Chiqueiro
heritage
Penela Castle and Church of São Miguel
Penela Castle and Church of São Miguel
institutional
Câmara Municipal de Penela
Câmara Municipal de Penela
Penela
village
Talasnal
Talasnal

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