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Ponta da Piedade, Lagos

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#1 of 152 in Parks in Faro District
Must see · Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
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Tall, pointy rock formations appear out of the turquoise waters at Ponta da Piedade, and collections of arches and grottos connect the secluded beaches with one another. Visit the golden sand beaches nestled at the base to see these geological rarities--they're up to 20 m (60 ft) tall--or explore the tunnels and mazes of the area via a small fishing vessel. Seek out an organized boat tour, walk along the shore, or simply hike on your own along a nature trail that leads to the top of the rock formations via more than 180 stairs. More adventurous visitors can rent kayaks here. Put Ponta da Piedade on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lagos driving holiday planning site.
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  • Another stop on our tour with Coast and Country, after Lagos town we headed here to end the half-day trip. Very beautiful place, but as we were being driven, beware the traffic - vehicular and human....  more
    Another stop on our tour with Coast and Country, after Lagos town we headed here to end the half-day trip. Very beautiful place, but as we were being driven, beware the traffic - vehicular and human....  more »
  • Definitely recommend the Cliff Walk. The views are very scenic. We had seen the cliffs from a boat tour but seeing it from the top was also very exciting. 
    Definitely recommend the Cliff Walk. The views are very scenic. We had seen the cliffs from a boat tour but seeing it from the top was also very exciting.  more »
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  • Beautiful spot with great views. This entire area is fun to explore and hike around. There are many caves along this path. It's definitely a workout with all the stairs and rock climbing. Definitely worth it though. Pro tip: travel light and come with your swimming gear and paddle board. You won't regret it.
  • Place worth visiting if you are not afraid of heights. You can walk around steep cliffs and look down at the chimney formations created by nature. There is also a historic lighthouse building fitting the scenery.

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