Biodiversity of the Mata de Barão de São João
From 16:00 to 17:30
The Mata de Barão de São João has botanic species typical of the Mediterranean region and a large number of animals that are easy to spot. Insects, birds, amphibians and reptiles make this forest their habitat. The temporary pond is a reminder of the importance of water for the proliferation of life and the ecological balance of an ecosystem. This is a trail full of mysteries that you can't miss!
How to get there
From the Cultural Center (1.2km): Exiting from the event’s reception (Cultural Center), you should follow the dirt track that goes into the “Mata Nacional” (National Woods), bound Northwest, and keep straight for about one kilometer, until you find directions to turn left and reach the picnic area.
From Lagos: Arriving at city of Lagos, at the roundabout of the Municipal Stadium, follow towards Bensafrim. At the exit of Portelas, take the EM 531 to the left, in the direction of Barão de São João, passing by “Monte Judeu”. Continue straight ahead towards Barão de S. João, and after entering the village of Barão de São João, follow the signs that indicate the “Mata Nacional” (National Woods). Follow the dirt track that goes into the Mata Nacional (bound Northwest) and keep straight for about one kilometer, until you find directions to turn left and reach the picnic area.