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Top things to do in Berlenga Island
Berlenga Grande Island Private Tour from Lisbon
Half-Day Óbidos Tour at Your Pace
Private Day Tour to Estremadura Wine Region & Óbidos
Learn about pirates, shipwrecks and birdlife on this island capped with a 17th-century fort or go on a diving tour and experience the vivid underwater world. Sitting offshore from the port city of Peniche, Berlenga Island is shrouded with centuries of myths and legends. The craggy island is one of the Atlantic Ocean’s hidden treasures, rich in local history and wildlife. Catch a ferry to the island and explore its heritage buildings and gorgeous beaches. Diving adventures show another side of the island’s shores and provide a glimpse of the marine life that thrives in its nature reserves. Bird watchers, don’t forget your binoculars – Berlenga Island is renowned for its variety of feathered friends.
Berlenga, Estelas and Farilhões are the names of the three islands that make up the Berlengas archipelago. Berlenga Island is the largest of the trio and is skirted by 2.5 miles (4 kilometres) of breathtaking coastline. Step off the boat and onto Berlenga Island’s enchanting shores. Narrow stone bridges and weathered stairways lead to centuries-old fortifications built into the rock. Explore Berlenga Island’s 17th-century fort, which appears to grow out of the craggy cliffs.
Keep watch for the archipelago’s rich and varied birdlife. You might spot migratory shorebirds, as well as guillemots, woodcocks, turtledoves and puffins. Make your way to Berlenga Island’s exquisite swimming beach. Emerald waters lap at sandy coves, providing the perfect spot to sit and relax. Look out across the craggy cave systems and cliffs. This island is the source of many local stories, from tales of pirates’ treasure to disastrous shipwrecks.
Jump on board a boat and go on a charter trip around the islands. You’ll see roaring surf, sea cliffs and circling birds, as well as local fishing boats hauling in the daily catch. Join a diving tour and delve into Berlenga Island’s depths. An awe-inspiring variety of marine life thrives in these protected waters.
Berlenga Island is easily accessible by boat. In the summer months, catch a ferry from the port of Peniche. Join a charter boat trip in winter. The island is 7 miles (11.2 kilometres) from Peniche’s shores.