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Environmental Education Centre of Vale Goncalinho

Herdade do Vale Goncalinho, Castro Verde 7781-909, Portugal
+351 286 328 309
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Excellent information centre

Good area for birdwatching and wildflower viewing (in season), the centre can give you lots of info... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
49Pam
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
At last we have seen a Bustard!

Having spent many days of various holidays searching for the elusive Bustard, my husband and... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
Emma O
via mobile
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“bustard” (4 reviews)
“birdwatching” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Herdade do Vale Goncalinho, Castro Verde 7781-909, Portugal
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+351 286 328 309
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Good area for birdwatching and wildflower viewing (in season), the centre can give you lots of info as long as it's open!We called on two occasions, the first was a bank holiday, Tues May 1st so it was closed. NB in Portugal the bank holiday...More

Thank 49Pam
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Having spent many days of various holidays searching for the elusive Bustard, my husband and therefore by default, I too have finally seen not just one but lots in the fields around this centre. The member of staff who showed us around was very knowledgeable...More

Thank Emma O
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We visited the centre as part of a birdwatching trip to the area. The walks were sensational with cracking views of Great Bustard, Lesser Kestrel, Calandra Lark and Fan-tailed warbler. Because of changes to the local road layout, it was slightly difficult to find, but...More

Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

If you are new to birdwatching in the Castro Verde area it is worth visiting the centre, they can provide useful information on birdwatching sites and there is a good walking trail (one of very few we could find) which provides some great birding watching...More

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christodd870
25 March 2017|
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Response from AndrewGregory190725 |
Near the supermarket at the north end of Castro Verde turn off the main road at the roundabout and turn left to join the road that runs parallel to the main road which will then take you to the entrance. The old access from... More
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