Thematic Tour: "The Story of the Algarve's Super Salamander"


The Protected Local Landscape of Rocha da Pena is the perfect setting for us to tell "The story of the Algarve's super salamander", which at this particular site becomes very real. On this tour, you will travel all the way back in time to the prehistoric world, even before the great dinosaurs; a time when the famous super salamander "Metoposaurus algarvensis" reigned supreme in the Algarve, and the landscape and climate were very different to what they are today.

Come and discover this fascinating story and enjoy a unique experience in contact with nature, as you explore the natural and cultural treasures of the inland Algarve. 

The activity will wonderful finish with some Mediterranean Diet delicacies tasting, in a local restaurant.

Meeting point: Aldeia da Penina (Largo Dr. Mendes Bota), Loulé
Price per person: 40€
Duration: 4 hours
Includes: Meal, guide and emergency kit.
Additional information: Level of difficulty: Easy | Minimum age recommended: 10 years

Other activities from GeoWalks & Talks:

Urban route "Stories of the rocks and fossils of the city of Loulé"

More about GeoWalks & Talks:

Based in Faro, GeoWalks & Talks is the first tourism recreational company specialising in geotourism in the Algarve and operates throughout the region. Our activity focuses on three main axes: geotourism, education/training and dissemination (content production).