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Geopark Naturtejo

2019-09-06 10:34:36

In the intertior of Portugal sits the  Naturtejo Geopark spreading over the municipalities of Castelo Branco, Idanha-a-Nova, Nisa, Oleiros, Proença-a-Nova and Vila Velha de Rodão. The park houses 16 geomonuments  whose importance are recognised by UNESCO, one of which is the striking Ródão Gateway which forces the Tejo river through a tight gap, others include the stunning formations of the ichnofossils of Penha Garcia.

There is a wealth of things to discover here like the Tagus International Natural Park, which is teaming with wildlife and fauna, including wild deers, foxes and splendorous woodlands and meadows. It is also home to the colourful bee-eaters, nightingales and hoopoes Black storks  imperial eagles and vultures can also be found living in colonies. 

The Geopark organises  birdwatching trips on which you can admire all this diversity – Here you will find around 154 different species making it a paradise for nature lovers.

Geopark Naturtejo, UNESCO European and Global Geopark

Gabinete de Geologia e Paleontologia do Centro Cultural Raiano

Avenida Joaquim Morão

6060-101 Idanha-a-Nova


Telf. 277 202 900



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