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Needs more Tourist Info

During a recent holiday near Guia, we had a number of cloudy days. Having done all the usual... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Dave P
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Southend on Sea
Excellent walking area with great views

We walked around part of the Barragem with a large group of friends. Climbed to the local trig... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2016
BrianML
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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26 Jun 2018
“Needs more Tourist Info”
26 Jun 2018
“Beautiful scenery”
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

We took the drive up to the dam this morning and the scenery is beautiful. The road is well marked and easily passable for two cars. The view at the dam is amazing and it is so peaceful. Definitely worth the trip.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

During a recent holiday near Guia, we had a number of cloudy days. Having done all the usual tourist attractions we decided to have a drive out to Arade Dam and then onto Funcho Dam Barragen. The dam is situated at the end of a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

In great contrast to the hurley-burley of the coast, this is nearer proper Portugal. Beautiful scenery, peaceful and devoid of any commercial outlets, bar some noisy buggy/quad bikes which can annoyingly appear. Plenty of stopping points if you are a cyclist or driver. For walkers...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit with some lovely walks and lts of nice places around to eat. Very reminiscent of the Brecon Beacons.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank SueBridgend_UK
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Nothing special, just a reservoir in a park with walks and views. It's a nice scenic drive but unless you're looking for serious hiking not worth going out of your way for

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank marlarkey99
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

We walked around part of the Barragem with a large group of friends. Climbed to the local trig point for the views. Well marked tracks. Interesting area and lovely countryside.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank BrianML
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Amazing views, it was a bit quiet we did see a few cyclists as there are tracks over all the hills for you to ride along. A great place for a picnic anytime of the year. Very peaceful.Worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank AmandaR27
Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped here to chill out on a road trip, the views here are stunning! Very quiet area, not many people about although we did pass a couple of cyclists(crazy with those hills!). Plenty of places to pull over and get out. On top of...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank kjmckaig
Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

The drive from Alferce via Silves towards Alte is very nice. It already gives a nice view and viewpoints over the lake and dam. The place itself is a small road which you can find when you follow the signs. It leads you to the...More

Thank Ramon D
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Reading the other reviews, we must have gone to the wrong end. We went in the first sign posted road coming out of Silves, took a single track road up to the dam wall, kids did not want me to stop. Over the other side...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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