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  • 01 October, 2022
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    Sunday
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  • 04 October, 2022
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  • Activity takes place in Portuguese
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07h30 > 09h30 - Seabird watching

Join us in this coastal watch activity to observe the seabirds that pass by Cabo de São Vicente. It will be an opportunity to learn how to (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

07h30 > 10h30 - Bird Ringing

This is a lesser known activity but of great scientific and pedagogical interest. The ringing of birds is a process of capture, marking, (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 30 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
Boat trips, for seabirds watching, using chum, in order to call a greater number of birds near the boat. Some of the species you may observe are: (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 40.00€
Boat trip to observe seabirds of Sagres using bait, in order to call a greater number of birds close to the boat. Some of the species you can see (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 40.00€
Discovering Whales in the ocean, where we will find a rich and varied marine life!
  • Duration: 210 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 14
  • Price: Adult: 65.00€     Child: 45.00€
Walk along one of the 12 complementary Walking Paths to the GR13 - Via Algarviana, the PR4 VBP - Walking Path “Pelas Encostas da Raposeira” (...)
  • Duration: 360 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
It is a very special experience to closely observe marine mammals in their natural environment. Particularly often we sight the Common and Bottlenose (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 8 Max. 20 (minimum age 1 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 35.00€     Child: 25.00€
After a briefing at the meeting point, participants will have to drive their own car to Vale Santo, where we will start a circular walk that will (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 15 (minimum age 8 years old)
  • Price: Free
Come and enjoy small routes on foot and by car to observe different bird species that can be found on the Sagres peninsula and visit some of the most (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 20
  • Price: Free

09h00 > 18h00 - Bird's Challenge

Come and discover the migratory birds (and not only) that spend every year in Sagres, and get to know a little more about its ecology, through various (...)
  • Duration: 900 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 7 years old)
  • Price: Free

09h30 > 12h00 - The sound of our steps

Walk in silence in order to listen to what is around us. A walk to listen the sounds around us, and observe landscapes and elements that call our (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
Every day of the festival we will read a different children's story. The story will be read on the beach, allowing us to explore our surroundings (...)
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 15 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free

10h00 > 12h00 - Photo Tour: Photo Hides

Photo tour to show and explain the functioning of photography hides, with several hides set up and prepared for participants to experience. Explanation (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 10 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

10h00 > 12h00 - Sagres' Insects in Order

Insects are the most diverse and abundant animals on Earth. They perform important ecological functions such as decomposition, pollination, pest control, (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 40
  • Price: Free

10h00 > 13h00 - Birdwatching Walk

Birdwatching walk along the "sebe" to Cabranosa, guided by Thijs Valkenburg.
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 15 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
Join the experts from SPEA and come watch the soaring birds that pass through the Esparregueira viewing point. During the weekend we will also (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
We will do a maintenance walk along a trail section of Fishermen's Trail, between Sagres and Ingrina beach, over 10 km. Starting at Sagres Garden, (...)
  • Duration: 240 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free

10h30 > 12h30 - Around Cabranosa

Field trip to Vale Santo and Cabranosa for birdwatching focusing on steppe birds and migrating raptors. This activity is facilitated by Guillaume (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

10h30 > 16h30 - Kayak tour

Free Kayak tour, without guide. Each participant can take a kayak tour with maximum duration of 1 hour, between 10.30am and 4.30pm.
  • Duration: 360 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 2 Max. 10 (minimum age 2 years old)
  • Price: Free
Come and discover how whales can be great allies in the fight against climate change and how important they are for the preservation of our oceans (...)
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 10 Max. 30
  • Price: Free
This activity is part of the project "Local Accommodation for Birds", that is being implemented throughout the Algarve region and aims to benefit (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 10 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Free
In this tour we board the adventure of search for marine wildlife, with one animal in mind: the dolphins. We do not have a defined route; we explore (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 33.00€
Join us on this unique experience in search of dolphins, whales and other marine life in their natural habitat. With an experienced team of marine (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 25.00€
Participants will have to find, in a pre-defined route, several models of mammals hidden along the way. Using identification guides, participants (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free

11h00 > 12h30 - Bugs World!

Tour for observation and identification of insects with Fernando Pires, entomologist.
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15
  • Price: Free
Come with us on a tour to observe this region's marine wildlife, particularly dolphins.
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 20.00€
Besides the usual dolphin sightings, enigmatic seabird species often fly over and occasionally we are rewarded with the thrilling sight of whales, (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 25.00€

14h00 > 15h30 - Beached Seabirds

In this activity we will take a short walk along the beach, to monitor beached marine animals (birds, cetaceans and turtles). Come and discover some (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 12 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
Do you want to see dolphins but also the Benagil cave? So this combo is for you! We joined our two best sellers in a tour with everything you can (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 65.00€     Child: 50.00€
This activity consists in a presentation (1h), followed by a field excursion (1h30min) regarding the diversity, biology, ecology and conservation (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20 (minimum age 5 years old)
  • Price: Free
Will be made a brief description of what is illustrating nature and a demonstration of the technique. The participants will do a realistic illustration (...)
  • Duration: 240 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 16 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 15.00€
Starting from the harbour we´ll give you a lovely impression of the vast Natural Park and the beautiful coast. We show you different landscapes, (...)
  • Duration: 105 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 8 Max. 20 (minimum age 1 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€
Sagres is nowadays known to be one of the few places in continental Europe where some pelagic seabird species may be observed. After navigating south, (...)
  • Duration: 165 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 8 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 35.00€     Child: 30.00€
Photography course to illustrate the effect that a photograph can have on nature conservation, and how we can use our photographs for the conservation (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

14h30 > 16h30 - Discovering Plankton

Plankton are at the base of the food chain, which makes them extremely important in marine systems. In this activity we intend to collect, observe (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Free
Sagres is part of a natural park with a vast diversity of life forms, from plants that only exist in the Vicentine Promontory, to migrating dragonflies (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 10 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Free
A tour to get to know all the grottos your never knew existed, and so close by! We depart from Salema and cruise pass Figueira, Furnas, Zavial, Ingrina (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€

15h00 > 16h00 - Local Caves - Cape Cruiser

A relaxing boat ride not to be missed, where you can admire the several secluded beaches of the south coast, between Baleeira Harbour and Salema beach, (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€
To escape from the traditional ham and cheese sandwich, come and learn how to make other healthier and nutritious snacks! Countryside walks require (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants:
  • Price: Free
This workshop offers an introduction to the most commonly used methodologies to study whales and dolphins. Our main goal is to provide participants (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 7 Max. 20 (minimum age 16 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 20.00€

15h00 > 17h00 - Bird painting on fabric

Participants will have the oportunity to paint a bird in a fabric bag, that they will take home with them, as a souvenir!Indoor activity. The meeting (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 20 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
The most exact science is done with observation. In a world with too many certainties, it is increasingly important to observe and monitor before (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
In this workshop we will learn how to make a solid shampoo and a softener cream adapted to each type of hair! We use natural products, without chemicals (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 2 Max. 14 (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€
This activity starts with a short theoretical session on field recordings for bird watching (15-30min), followed by a practical session (45-60min) (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Price: Free
Sagres and its surroundings have great fishing grounds. Master José, our skipper, has over 35 years of experience in fishing and diving and (...)
  • Duration: 240 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 8 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 50.00€     Child: 35.00€
Departing from Porto da Baleeira, we head towards Cape São Vicente, always sailing close to the coast. Come to discover and enjoy unique landscapes (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€
A coastal trip on our Catamaran to the Lighthouse in Sagres and caves.
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 8 Max. 20 (minimum age 1 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€
Field trip around Ponta da Atalaia to watch many of the birds that migrate through the region in this season. This activity is facilitated by Guillaume (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

17h00 > 18h00 - Listening Underwater

Many sounds are almost unnoticeable, but several marine species produce sounds that can dominate a soundscape. Marine animals, including fish and (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10
  • Price: Free

17h00 > 20h00 - Finding the elusive

During migration, birds can appear anywhere – and so can we! If there are any species that have been avoiding you or you want to see those elusive (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

18h00 > 19h00 - Listening Underwater

Many sounds are almost unnoticeable, but several marine species produce sounds that can dominate a soundscape. Marine animals, including fish and (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10
  • Price: Free

18h00 > 20h00 - Talk - Birds&Wine

Informal talks where participants will be invited to learn more about birds that are illustrated on Portuguese wine bottles. We will have two guests (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 20
  • Price: Free

19h15 > 21h00 - Cabranosa by Night

At dusk Cabranosa gains another life, where many secrets of nature are hidden. The nocturnal creatures start their daily rhythm, bats zigzag to eat (...)
  • Duration: 105 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 10 Max. 20 (minimum age 5 years old)
  • Price: Free

19h30 > 21h00 - Fieldsketching techniques

This workshop will cover techniques applied in field sketching, with special focus on birds. It will be possible to learn how to draw a bird through (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 10 (minimum age 18 years old)
  • Price: Free

21h30 > 23h50 - Night Bugs!

This activity aims to show the diversity of nocturnal fauna, especially Lepidoptera (butterflies).The order Lepidoptera is part of the insects class (...)
  • Duration: 140 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20
  • Price: Free

07h10 > 11h30 - Sunrise at Via Algarviana

13 km morning walk in part of Sectors 13 and 14 of the GR13 - Via Algarviana, from Cerro dos Mouros to Covões.
  • Duration: 260 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

07h30 > 09h30 - Seabird watching

Join us in this coastal watch activity to observe the seabirds that pass by Cabo de São Vicente. It will be an opportunity to learn how to (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

07h30 > 10h30 - Bird Ringing

This is a lesser known activity but of great scientific and pedagogical interest. The ringing of birds is a process of capture, marking, (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 30 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
Boat trips, for seabirds watching, using chum, in order to call a greater number of birds near the boat. Some of the species you may observe are: (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 40.00€
Boat trip to observe seabirds of Sagres using bait, in order to call a greater number of birds close to the boat. Some of the species you can see (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 40.00€
Field trip around Ponta da Atalaia to watch many of the birds that migrate through the region in this season. This activity is facilitated by Guillaume (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
Sagres is nowadays known to be one of the few places in continental Europe where some pelagic seabird species may be observed. After navigating south, (...)
  • Duration: 165 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 8 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 35.00€     Child: 30.00€
The grasslands within the wider Sagres peninsula hold a markedly particular variety of breeding, passage and wintering birds. Some of these are scarce, (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 15 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

08h45 > 11h30 - Seabird Watching in Yacht

Sagres is nowadays known to be one of the few places in continental Europe where some pelagic seabird species may be observed. After navigating south, (...)
  • Duration: 165 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 35.00€

09h00 > 10h00 - Snakes of Portugal

Showcasing the ten snake species of Portugal, using simple techniques to identify them easily. This activity is facilitated by Davina Falcão. (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 20
  • Price: Free
This activity starts with a short theoretical session on field recordings for bird watching (15-30min), followed by a practical session (45-60min) (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Price: Free
After a briefing at the meeting point, participants will have to drive their own car to Vale Santo, where we will start a circular walk that will (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 15 (minimum age 8 years old)
  • Price: Free

09h00 > 12h00 - Discovering Sagres Tour

Did you know Sagres means "sacred"? Did you know it were the ancient Greeks who invented the name "Sagres"! It was here that the famous Infante D. (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 24 (minimum age 8 years old)
  • Price: Free
In this workshop we will do a general introduction to birds of prey (general characteristics, evolution, diversity and ecological importance of birds (...)
  • Duration: 1200 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20 (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Price: Free

09h00 > 18h00 - Bird's Challenge

Come and discover the migratory birds (and not only) that spend every year in Sagres, and get to know a little more about its ecology, through various (...)
  • Duration: 900 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 7 years old)
  • Price: Free
Mini-course (theory and practice) to introduce participants to birdwatching. Topics: optical material and field guides, main sites for birdwatching (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
Theoretical-practical workshop for the identification of common Portuguese butterflies, suitable for all those interested in participating in the (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 30 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
Every day of the festival we will read a different children's story. The story will be read on the beach, allowing us to explore our surroundings (...)
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 15 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
This activity will begin with a brief theoretical introduction about the ecological importance of insects, the risks they face, potential consequences (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free

10h00 > 12h00 - Snaking across the field!

Reptile observation and identification tour with the specialist in herpetology, Marco Caetano.
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 15
  • Price: Free

10h00 > 12h00 - Photo Tour ShoreBirds

Photo Tour to photograph shorebirds in Baleeira beach.
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 12 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
Join the experts from SPEA and come watch the soaring birds that pass through the Esparregueira viewing point. During the weekend we will also (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
This 14 km walk will allow you to know the two Grand Routes of the Rota Vicentina (the Historical Way and the Fishermen's Trail), while leaving a (...)
  • Duration: 360 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
In Life everything is Energy and everything is constantly changing! In the Cycle of Life, the energy we have as children is different from the energy (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants:
  • Price: Free

10h30 > 16h30 - Kayak tour

Free Kayak tour, without guide. Each participant can take a kayak tour with maximum duration of 1 hour, between 10.30am and 4.30pm.
  • Duration: 360 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 2 Max. 10 (minimum age 2 years old)
  • Price: Free
We invite the little ones to be biologists for an hour, helping real biologists to detect (fictious) little tern nests on the beach and to count and (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
This activity is part of the project "Local Accommodation for Birds", that is being implemented throughout the Algarve region and aims to benefit (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 10 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Free
In this tour we board the adventure of search for marine wildlife, with one animal in mind: the dolphins. We do not have a defined route; we explore (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 33.00€
Join us on this unique experience in search of dolphins, whales and other marine life in their natural habitat. With an experienced team of marine (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 25.00€
Besides the usual dolphin sightings, enigmatic seabird species often fly over and occasionally we are rewarded with the thrilling sight of whales, (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 25.00€
It is a very special experience to closely observe marine mammals in their natural environment. Particularly often we sight the Common and Bottlenose (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 8 Max. 20 (minimum age 1 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 35.00€     Child: 25.00€

13h15 > 15h15 - (Re)cognise Mareta Beach

Mareta beach owes its importance to the set of geological formations that represent the Earth's Jurassic history. Between these formations we highlight (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 20
  • Price: Free
Besides the usual dolphin sightings, enigmatic seabird species often fly over and occasionally we are rewarded with the thrilling sight of whales, (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 25.00€
Whistles and calls are rudimentary musical instruments, used since immemorial times to attract birds, initially for the purpose of hunting. In (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free

14h00 > 15h30 - South Coast Cliffs Tour

A outing to discover the countless cliffs, beaches and caves that exist in the vicinity of Burgau beach. Pedagogical and fun outing, showing the richness (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10
  • Price: Adult: 20.00€     Child: 12.00€
Do you want to see dolphins but also the Benagil cave? So this combo is for you! We joined our two best sellers in a tour with everything you can (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 65.00€     Child: 50.00€
We will make a brief description of what is illustrating nature and a demonstration of the technique. The participants will do a realistic illustration (...)
  • Duration: 240 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 16 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 15.00€

14h30 > 16h30 - Around Cabranosa

Field trip to Vale Santo and Cabranosa for birdwatching focusing on steppe birds and migrating raptors. This activity is facilitated by Guillaume (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

14h30 > 16h30 - Discovering Plankton

Plankton are at the base of the food chain, which makes them extremely important in marine systems. In this activity we intend to collect, observe (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Free
A tour to get to know all the grottos your never knew existed, and so close by! We depart from Salema and cruise pass Figueira, Furnas, Zavial, Ingrina (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€

15h00 > 16h00 - Local Caves - Cape Cruiser

A relaxing boat ride not to be missed, where you can admire the several secluded beaches of the south coast, between Baleeira Harbour and Salema beach, (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€
Learn how to make your eco-friendly home detergents with 100% natural ingredients and no preservatives. PROGRAM Understanding ecological detergents; (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 2 Max. 14 (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Price: Free
When you are passionate about bird watching, physical boundaries disappear and traveling around the world in search of new species becomes a necessity. (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 2 Max. 50 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
The most exact science is done with observation. In a world with too many certainties, it is increasingly important to observe and monitor before (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
This activity starts with a short theoretical session on field recordings for bird watching (15-30min), followed by a practical session (45-60min) (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Price: Free

15h30 > 19h30 - Bike tour on Rota Vicentina

On this guided bike tour, we'll cover a 29 km section of the Rota Vicentina Touring Bike route. Starting at "O Vigia" restaurant, we will continue (...)
  • Duration: 240 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
Sagres and its surroundings have great fishing grounds. Master José, our skipper, has over 35 years of experience in fishing and diving and (...)
  • Duration: 240 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 8 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 50.00€     Child: 35.00€
Departing from Porto da Baleeira, we head towards Cape São Vicente, always sailing close to the coast. Come to discover and enjoy unique landscapes (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€

17h00 > 18h00 - Listening Underwater

Many sounds are almost unnoticeable, but several marine species produce sounds that can dominate a soundscape. Marine animals, including fish and (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10
  • Price: Free

18h00 > 19h00 - Listening Underwater

Many sounds are almost unnoticeable, but several marine species produce sounds that can dominate a soundscape. Marine animals, including fish and (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10
  • Price: Free

18h15 > 19h15 - Yoga class in the beach

This class, in the beach, will include breathing techniques (pranayamas) postures (asanas), relaxation techniques and meditation. All are welcome! (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 10 (minimum age 16 years old)
  • Price: Free

19h15 > 21h00 - Cabranosa by Night

At dusk Cabranosa gains another life, where many secrets of nature are hidden. The nocturnal creatures start their daily rhythm, bats zigzag to eat (...)
  • Duration: 105 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 10 Max. 20 (minimum age 5 years old)
  • Price: Free
Photo Tour to photograph the Milky Way in a beautiful beach.
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 12 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free

21h30 > 23h30 - Night walk

Walk for observation of nocturnal animals in Cabranosa Pine Forest.
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 20 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free

21h30 > 23h30 - Moth identification

Moths are part of a group of insects called Lepidoptera. Unlike the butterflies, moths are less known and, for most people, very uninteresting because (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15
  • Price: Free

07h30 > 09h30 - Seabird watching

Join us in this coastal watch activity to observe the seabirds that pass by Cabo de São Vicente. It will be an opportunity to learn how to (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

07h30 > 10h30 - Bird Ringing

This is a lesser known activity but of great scientific and pedagogical interest. The ringing of birds is a process of capture, marking, (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 30 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
Boat trips, for seabirds watching, using chum, in order to call a greater number of birds near the boat. Some of the species you may observe are: (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 40.00€
Boat trip to observe seabirds of Sagres using bait, in order to call a greater number of birds close to the boat. Some of the species you can see (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 40.00€
Discovering seabirds in the ocean, where we can find some rare species.
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10
  • Price: Adult: 45.00€     Child: 30.00€
Sagres is nowadays known to be one of the few places in continental Europe where some pelagic seabird species may be observed. After navigating south, (...)
  • Duration: 165 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 8 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 35.00€     Child: 30.00€

08h30 > 11h30 - Finding the elusive

During migration, birds can appear anywhere – and so can we! If there are any species that have been avoiding you or you want to see those elusive (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
It is a very special experience to closely observe marine mammals in their natural environment. Particularly often we sight the Common and Bottlenose (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 8 Max. 20 (minimum age 1 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 35.00€     Child: 25.00€

09h00 > 18h00 - Bird's Challenge

Come and discover the migratory birds (and not only) that spend every year in Sagres, and get to know a little more about its ecology, through various (...)
  • Duration: 900 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 7 years old)
  • Price: Free
Mini-course (theory and practice) to introduce participants to birdwatching. Topics: optical material and field guides, main sites for birdwatching (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
Every day of the festival we will read a different children's story. The story will be read on the beach, allowing us to explore our surroundings (...)
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 15 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
Walking Trails need constant attention to ensure that those who enjoy them do it in complete safety and confidence! In Rota Vicentina who takes care (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 20 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
Join the experts from SPEA and come watch the soaring birds that pass through the Esparregueira viewing point. During the weekend we will also (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

10h30 > 12h30 - Around Cabranosa

Field trip to Vale Santo and Cabranosa for birdwatching focusing on steppe birds and migrating raptors. This activity is facilitated by Guillaume (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

10h30 > 16h30 - Kayak tour

Free Kayak tour, without guide. Each participant can take a kayak tour with maximum duration of 1 hour, between 10.30am and 4.30pm.
  • Duration: 360 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 2 Max. 10 (minimum age 2 years old)
  • Price: Free
This activity is part of the project "Local Accommodation for Birds", that is being implemented throughout the Algarve region and aims to benefit (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 10 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Free
In this tour we board the adventure of search for marine wildlife, with one animal in mind: the dolphins. We do not have a defined route; we explore (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 33.00€
Join us on this unique experience in search of dolphins, whales and other marine life in their natural habitat. With an experienced team of marine (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 25.00€

11h00 > 12h30 - For a bycatch free fishery

Not everything that comes in the nets or hooks is a fish. Bycatch of sensitive species is responsible for the death of 200,000 seabirds every year (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 15
  • Price: Free
Come with us on a tour to observe this region's marine wildlife, particularly dolphins.
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 20.00€
Besides the usual dolphin sightings, enigmatic seabird species often fly over and occasionally we are rewarded with the thrilling sight of whales, (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 25.00€

13h00 > 19h15 - Sunset at Via Algarviana

Starting at Vila do Bispo Main Church, you'll be challenged to walk the entire last sector of the GR13-Via Algarviana. The route takes you through (...)
  • Duration: 375 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Price: Free
Besides the usual dolphin sightings, enigmatic seabird species often fly over and occasionally we are rewarded with the thrilling sight of whales, (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 25.00€

14h00 > 15h30 - South Coast Cliffs Tour

A outing to discover the countless cliffs, beaches and caves that exist in the vicinity of Burgau beach. Pedagogical and fun outing, showing the richness (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10
  • Price: Adult: 20.00€     Child: 12.00€
Do you want to see dolphins but also the Benagil cave? So this combo is for you! We joined our two best sellers in a tour with everything you can (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 65.00€     Child: 50.00€
Come and enjoy small routes on foot and by car to observe different bird species that can be found on the Sagres peninsula and visit some of the most (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 20
  • Price: Free
We will make a brief description of what is illustrating nature and a demonstration of the technique. The participants will do a realistic illustration (...)
  • Duration: 240 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 16 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 15.00€
Sagres is nowadays known to be one of the few places in continental Europe where some pelagic seabird species may be observed. After navigating south, (...)
  • Duration: 165 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 8 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 35.00€     Child: 30.00€

14h30 > 16h30 - Photo Tour: Puddle Wildlife

Photo tour to photograph the wildlife in the water puddles on Martinhal beach during low tide.
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 10 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
A tour to get to know all the grottos your never knew existed, and so close by! We depart from Salema and cruise pass Figueira, Furnas, Zavial, Ingrina (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€

15h00 > 16h00 - Local Caves - Cape Cruiser

A relaxing boat ride not to be missed, where you can admire the several secluded beaches of the south coast, between Baleeira Harbour and Salema beach, (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€
The Netherlands despite its small size, has a high diversity when it comes to birdlife. With this informal chat, we will discover some of the most (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 50 (minimum age 9 years old)
  • Price: Free

15h00 > 17h00 - The Nearest Route

To listen to your doubts, concerns, ideas and suggestions for new paths in Rota Vicentina is the purpose of this open session. Whether it's about (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Price: Free
Departing from Porto da Baleeira, we head towards Cape São Vicente, always sailing close to the coast. Come to discover and enjoy unique landscapes (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€

16h00 > 17h30 - Birdwatching on the beach

Join us in a short walk along the beach. With the help of an expert, you will discover some of the birds that you can find in the intertidal zone, (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12
  • Price: Free
Field trip around Ponta da Atalaia to watch many of the birds that migrate through the region in this season. This activity is facilitated by Guillaume (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

17h00 > 18h00 - Listening Underwater

Many sounds are almost unnoticeable, but several marine species produce sounds that can dominate a soundscape. Marine animals, including fish and (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10
  • Price: Free

18h00 > 19h00 - Listening Underwater

Many sounds are almost unnoticeable, but several marine species produce sounds that can dominate a soundscape. Marine animals, including fish and (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10
  • Price: Free

19h30 > 21h00 - Ball-point art

Learn ball-point pen techniques and get great results with your art.  Indoor activity. The meeting point to this activity will be announced soon. (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 15 (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Price: Free
Under review.
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 30 (minimum age 8 years old)
  • Price: Free
Tertulia about the backstage of wildlife photography, with some stories that hide behind the photographs. The guide will talk about some difficulties (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

07h10 > 11h30 - Sunrise at Via Algarviana

13 km morning walk in part of Sectors 13 and 14 of the GR13 - Via Algarviana, from Cerro dos Mouros to Covões.
  • Duration: 260 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

07h30 > 09h30 - Seabird watching

Join us in this coastal watch activity to observe the seabirds that pass by Cabo de São Vicente. It will be an opportunity to learn how to (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

07h30 > 10h30 - Bird Ringing

This is a lesser known activity but of great scientific and pedagogical interest. The ringing of birds is a process of capture, marking, (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 30 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
Boat trips, for seabirds watching, using chum, in order to call a greater number of birds near the boat. Some of the species you may observe are: (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 40.00€
Discovering seabirds in the ocean, where we can find some rare species.
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10
  • Price: Adult: 45.00€     Child: 30.00€
Field trip around Ponta da Atalaia to watch many of the birds that migrate through the region in this season. This activity is facilitated by Guillaume (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
Photographic tour to photograph the birds that we can observe in the harbor.
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 10 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
Sagres is nowadays known to be one of the few places in continental Europe where some pelagic seabird species may be observed. After navigating south, (...)
  • Duration: 165 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 8 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 35.00€     Child: 30.00€
The grasslands within the wider Sagres peninsula hold a markedly particular variety of breeding, passage and wintering birds. Some of these are scarce, (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 15 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

08h45 > 11h30 - Seabird Watching in Yacht

Sagres is nowadays known to be one of the few places in continental Europe where some pelagic seabird species may be observed. After navigating south, (...)
  • Duration: 165 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 35.00€

09h00 > 18h00 - Bird's Challenge

Come and discover the migratory birds (and not only) that spend every year in Sagres, and get to know a little more about its ecology, through various (...)
  • Duration: 900 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 7 years old)
  • Price: Free
Mini-course (theory and practice) to introduce participants to birdwatching. Topics: optical material and field guides, main sites for birdwatching (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
Every day of the festival we will read a different children's story. The story will be read on the beach, allowing us to explore our surroundings (...)
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 15 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
2nd edition of the "Native vs. Invasive Flora" educational walk tour, guided by Leonor Pires and Francisco de Sousa (ex-volunteers of Rota Vicentina (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
Join the experts from SPEA and come watch the soaring birds that pass through the Esparregueira viewing point. During the weekend we will also (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

10h30 > 16h30 - Kayak tour

Free Kayak tour, without guide. Each participant can take a kayak tour with maximum duration of 1 hour, between 10.30am and 4.30pm.
  • Duration: 360 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 2 Max. 10 (minimum age 2 years old)
  • Price: Free

11h00 > 12h00 - Mice on the Menu

Nocturnal birds of prey have very different diets depending on the species, place or time of the year. Through the study of their pellets we can better (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
In this tour we board the adventure of search for marine wildlife, with one animal in mind: the dolphins. We do not have a defined route; we explore (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 33.00€
Join us on this unique experience in search of dolphins, whales and other marine life in their natural habitat. With an experienced team of marine (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 25.00€
Come with us on a tour to observe this region's marine wildlife, particularly dolphins.
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 20.00€
Besides the usual dolphin sightings, enigmatic seabird species often fly over and occasionally we are rewarded with the thrilling sight of whales, (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 25.00€
It is a very special experience to closely observe marine mammals in their natural environment. Particularly often we sight the Common and Bottlenose (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 8 Max. 20 (minimum age 1 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 35.00€     Child: 25.00€
Besides the usual dolphin sightings, enigmatic seabird species often fly over and occasionally we are rewarded with the thrilling sight of whales, (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 25.00€
Do you want to see dolphins but also the Benagil cave? So this combo is for you! We joined our two best sellers in a tour with everything you can (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 65.00€     Child: 50.00€
Come and enjoy small routes on foot and by car to observe different bird species that can be found on the Sagres peninsula and visit some of the most (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 20
  • Price: Free
We will make a brief description of what is illustrating nature and a demonstration of the technique. The participants will do a realistic illustration (...)
  • Duration: 240 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 16 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 15.00€
Starting from the harbour we´ll give you a lovely impression of the vast Natural Park and the beautiful coast. We show you different landscapes, (...)
  • Duration: 105 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 8 Max. 20 (minimum age 1 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€
Small walking trail through Cabranosa to photograph insects and other small animals. With explanation of the best techniques to photograph this group. (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 10 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

14h30 > 16h30 - Around Cabranosa

Field trip to Vale Santo and Cabranosa for birdwatching focusing on steppe birds and migrating raptors. This activity is facilitated by Guillaume (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
Sagres is part of a natural park with a vast diversity of life forms, from plants that only exist in the Vicentine Promontory, to migrating dragonflies (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 10 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Free
A tour to get to know all the grottos your never knew existed, and so close by! We depart from Salema and cruise pass Figueira, Furnas, Zavial, Ingrina (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€

15h00 > 16h00 - Local Caves - Cape Cruiser

A relaxing boat ride not to be missed, where you can admire the several secluded beaches of the south coast, between Baleeira Harbour and Salema beach, (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€

15h00 > 17h30 - The sound of our steps

Walk in silence in order to listen to what is around us. A walk to listen the sounds around us, and observe landscapes and elements that call our (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
Departing from Porto da Baleeira, we head towards Cape São Vicente, always sailing close to the coast. Come to discover and enjoy unique landscapes (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€
Whistles and calls are rudimentary musical instruments, used since immemorial times to attract birds, initially for the purpose of hunting. In this (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 20 (minimum age 10 years old)
  • Price: Free
About 120 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed around Salema, in Vila do Bispo, and left tracks that go unnoticed by the beachgoers who now lie on (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 5.00€     Child: 5.00€

16h00 > 17h30 - Biologist for a Day

This activity lasts for 1h30. Participants will have the opportunity to be "Biologists for a day" through interactive games that address the issues (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free

17h00 > 18h00 - Listening Underwater

Many sounds are almost unnoticeable, but several marine species produce sounds that can dominate a soundscape. Marine animals, including fish and (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10
  • Price: Free

17h00 > 18h30 - Birdwatching on the beach

Join us in a short walk along the beach. With the help of an expert, you will discover some of the birds that you can find in the intertidal zone, (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12
  • Price: Free

18h00 > 19h00 - Listening Underwater

Many sounds are almost unnoticeable, but several marine species produce sounds that can dominate a soundscape. Marine animals, including fish and (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10
  • Price: Free

18h00 > 20h00 - Talk - Birds&Wine

Informal talks where participants will be invited to learn more about birds that are illustrated on Portuguese wine bottles. We will have two guests (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 20
  • Price: Free

18h15 > 19h15 - Yoga class in the beach

This class, in the beach, will include breathing techniques (pranayamas) postures (asanas), relaxation techniques and meditation. All are welcome! (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 10 (minimum age 16 years old)
  • Price: Free

19h00 > 22h00 - Megalithic Sunset

3 km night interpretive tour held in about 3 hours along the megalithic itinerary of Pedra Escorregadia, in Vila do Bispo, led by archeologist Ricardo (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 20 (minimum age 8 years old)
  • Price: Free
Learn the best coloured pencils techniques and get realistic results.   Indoor activity. The meeting point to this activity will be announced (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 15 (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Price: Free
"Portugal's Southwest - The Coast of the Storks" began with the challenge launched by Rota Vicentina to directors Ricardo Guerreiro and Luís (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 30
  • Price: Free

21h00 > 23h00 - Astronomical Observation

Using telescopes, we will share the pleasure of discovering the Moon, the Stars, the Planets and much more!
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 40
  • Price: Free

21h30 > 23h30 - Night walk

Walk for observation of nocturnal animals in Cabranosa Pine Forest.
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 20 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
Photographic tour to photograph birds that can be seen at Ponta da Atalaia.
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 10 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

07h30 > 10h30 - Bird Ringing

This is a lesser known activity but of great scientific and pedagogical interest. The ringing of birds is a process of capture, marking, (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 30 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
Boat trips, for seabirds watching, using chum, in order to call a greater number of birds near the boat. Some of the species you may observe are: (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 40.00€
Boat trip to observe seabirds of Sagres using bait, in order to call a greater number of birds close to the boat. Some of the species you can see (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 40.00€
Discovering Whales in the ocean, where we will find a rich and varied marine life!
  • Duration: 210 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 14
  • Price: Adult: 65.00€     Child: 45.00€

08h30 > 11h30 - Finding the elusive

During migration, birds can appear anywhere – and so can we! If there are any species that have been avoiding you or you want to see those elusive (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
Walk along one of the 12 complementary Walking Paths to the GR13 - Via Algarviana, the PR4 VBP - Walking Path “Pelas Encostas da Raposeira” (...)
  • Duration: 300 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
It is a very special experience to closely observe marine mammals in their natural environment. Particularly often we sight the Common and Bottlenose (...)
  • Duration: 150 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 8 Max. 20 (minimum age 1 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 35.00€     Child: 25.00€
Come and enjoy small routes on foot and by car to observe different bird species that can be found on the Sagres peninsula and visit some of the most (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 20
  • Price: Free

09h00 > 16h00 - Bird's Challenge

Come and discover the migratory birds (and not only) that spend every year in Sagres, and get to know a little more about its ecology, through various (...)
  • Duration: 1020 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: (minimum age 7 years old)
  • Price: Free
Every day of the festival we will read a different children's story. The story will be read on the beach, allowing us to explore our surroundings (...)
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 15 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free

10h00 > 12h00 - Course Sony: Pelagics

Photographic course to learn more about photography on pelagic trips. Indoor activity. The meeting point to this activity will be announced soon. (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free
To escape from the traditional ham and cheese sandwich, come and learn how to make other healthier and nutritious snacks! Countryside walks require (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants:
  • Price: Free

10h30 > 12h30 - Around Cabranosa

Field trip to Vale Santo and Cabranosa for birdwatching focusing on steppe birds and migrating raptors. This activity is facilitated by Guillaume (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 10 (minimum age 12 years old)
  • Price: Free

10h30 > 16h30 - Kayak tour

Free Kayak tour, without guide. Each participant can take a kayak tour with maximum duration of 1 hour, between 10.30am and 4.30pm.
  • Duration: 1080 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with on festival registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 2 Max. 10 (minimum age 2 years old)
  • Price: Free

11h00 > 12h00 - Mice on the Menu

Nocturnal birds of prey have very different diets depending on the species, place or time of the year. Through the study of their pellets we can better (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Max. 15 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
In this tour we board the adventure of search for marine wildlife, with one animal in mind: the dolphins. We do not have a defined route; we explore (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 33.00€
Join us on this unique experience in search of dolphins, whales and other marine life in their natural habitat. With an experienced team of marine (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 40.00€     Child: 25.00€

11h00 > 12h30 - Beach cleaning

Beach cleaning at Porto da Baleeira beach.
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 (minimum age 6 years old)
  • Price: Free
Come with us on a tour to observe this region's marine wildlife, particularly dolphins.
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 20.00€
Besides the usual dolphin sightings, enigmatic seabird species often fly over and occasionally we are rewarded with the thrilling sight of whales, (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 30.00€     Child: 25.00€

12h00 > 12h30 - Returning a bird to nature

The main function of RIAS - Ria Formosa Wildlife Recovery and Research Center (Quinta de Marim, Olhão, PNRF) is to receive and treat wild, (...)
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Registration: Free Activity - Registration not needed
  • Nr of participants: Max. 100
  • Price: Free

14h00 > 15h30 - South Coast Cliffs Tour

A outing to discover the countless cliffs, beaches and caves that exist in the vicinity of Burgau beach. Pedagogical and fun outing, showing the richness (...)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 10
  • Price: Adult: 20.00€     Child: 12.00€
Do you want to see dolphins but also the Benagil cave? So this combo is for you! We joined our two best sellers in a tour with everything you can (...)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 6 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 65.00€     Child: 50.00€

14h30 > 15h30 - Swallow and Swift ID

Under review.
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 5 Max. 30
  • Price: Free

14h30 > 16h30 - Discovering Plankton

Plankton are at the base of the food chain, which makes them extremely important in marine systems. In this activity we intend to collect, observe (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 1 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Free
Sagres is part of a natural park with a vast diversity of life forms, from plants that only exist in the Vicentine Promontory, to migrating dragonflies (...)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 3 Max. 10 (minimum age 4 years old)
  • Price: Free
A tour to get to know all the grottos your never knew existed, and so close by! We depart from Salema and cruise pass Figueira, Furnas, Zavial, Ingrina (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€

15h00 > 16h00 - Local Caves - Cape Cruiser

A relaxing boat ride not to be missed, where you can admire the several secluded beaches of the south coast, between Baleeira Harbour and Salema beach, (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€
Departing from Porto da Baleeira, we head towards Cape São Vicente, always sailing close to the coast. Come to discover and enjoy unique landscapes (...)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Registration: Activity with online registration
  • Nr of participants: Mín. 4 Max. 12 (minimum age 3 years old)
  • Price: Adult: 25.00€     Child: 20.00€
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