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The Faia Brava Reserve is open to the public and you can visit it anytime and independently.

On this page you can find more information about ATN's available programmes for members. However, if you have a different idea, please feel free to contact us, so we can design a program that suits you most. All the programmes sold by ATN offer 50% of discount in all its activities for children under 12 years old.
To perform any of this activities you need to be an ATN's member. In case of a group activity, one of the members has to be an ATN's member.

All ATN guided visit programmes contribute at least with 10% for the Property Acquisition Fund. By visiting Faia Brava with us, you directly help ATN expand the reserve.

The Faia Brava Reserve is a special place, where nature is the most important value. So, whenever you visit, please have the Visitors code of conduct in mind.

24 hours at Faia Brava

thumb 24horas   Have you ever imagined to wake up to the sounds of nature, in the heart of the Faia Brava Reserve?

With the programme Faia Brava 24 hours you will be able to discover the Faia Brava Reserve, and finding a safari camp waiting for you at the end of the day.
 

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Faia Brava Vulture Hide

thumb abutres   The vulture feeder at Faia Brava features a hide for observation and photography. While in the hide, you can view an incredible variety of bird species as they feed on the remains of animal bone and flesh. All visitors at Faia Brava are welcome to watch one of the most impressive scenes of wildlife in Western Iberia...  

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School program: Brave at Faia

thumb bf   A school program and an unforgettable experience for students.
3 days and 2 nights, spent at the Faia Brava Reserve, where participants will have the chance to explore, learn about and discover nature.
All activities will be planned according to each professor and class interests.
 

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Côa Valley Grand Route

thumb grande rota   The Côa Valley Grand Route is a marked pedestrian trail, which crosses the Faia Brava Reserve and can be used anytime of the year. Inside Faia Brava, the route usually takes 6 hours to cross and you will walk around 15 km. An excellent programme to discover the fauna and flora which exists at the Côa Valley and to stumble upon the herds of maronesa cows and garrano horses, that run freely in the reserve.  

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Faia Brava Walk

3   Put on comfortable shoes, gather your family or a group of friends and discover Faia Brava Reserve through a pleasant walk. Feel like you are leaving civilization, while entering into a natural and wild world, as you get closer to the Côa Valley.  

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Faia Brava 24 horas

thumb 24horas   Já imaginou acordar ao som da natureza, em plena Reserva da Faia Brava? 
Com o Faia Brava 24 horas poderá descobrir a Reserva da Faia Brava num dia único, e encontrar um acampamento safari montado à sua espera.
 

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Faia Brava Discovery

thumb birdwatching   Travel through Faia Brava in a 4WD car, passing through important points which reveal the essence of Faia Brava. The steep landscape of the Côa River, a traditional pigeon house, the largest patch of cork oak in the region and an archaeological site with more than 8000 years...  

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Faia Brava by Train

thumb comboio   This is the perfect opportunity for visitors to discover Faia Brava Reserve in a more environmental friendly way: travelling by train. Get ready for an unforgettable weekend in nature. On your arrival at Vila Franca das Naves (Beira Alta line, coming from Lisbon) or at Pocinho (Douro line, coming from Oporto), ATN will be waiting for you...  

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Faia Brava Birdwatching

thumb birdwatching   With Spring, the songs and flights of birds arrive. We invite you to spend a unique day learning to identify some common, along with various rare and emblematic species of birds, which nest at the Faia Brava Reserve.
From songbirds of the cork oak woodland to the Côa valley birds of prey, discover the first private protected area in Portugal. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a special treasure hunt...
 

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