The Alcaforada Dam Trail / The Dam Trail

This trail is 1700 meters long (1,06 miles), marked and shaped by Red Plum Trees (Prunus pissardi), starts at Monde dos Cordeiros and ends in a perfect place with an astonishing panoramic view over the Alcaforada Dam. This dam is ideal for Kayaking, Canoeing or Rowing

Monte dos Cordeiros is also a real gateway to experiencing the birdlife. There‚Äôs a tower for birdwatching where the visitors can enjoy and capture images of the local fauna. Several different species have been recorded here such as White stork (Ciconia ciconia), Grey heron (Ardea cinerea), Mallard (Anas platyrhynchas), Red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa), Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), Western swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio), Green sandpiper (Tringa ochropus) and Eurasian woodcock(Scolopax rusticola). The incredible abundance of flora and fauna of the surrounding areas makes staying at Monte dos Cordeiros truly a birdwatcher’s paradise.

Here you will also find a bird watch tower high enough to get an amazing view of the property and its wide variety of wildlifeThis route is marked by purple leaf plum trees (Prunus pissardi).