Peniche | 01 to 03 July 2022
In this program we will take our participants to Berlengas.
This archipelago is made up of three islets (Berlenga Grande, Estelas and Farilhões-Forcadas).
In addition to being the largest island in the archipelago, Berlenga Grande is also the only habitable one. Once, it was the retreat of the monks who built the Monastery of Mercy in Berlenga, who ended up abandoning it due to food shortages, the looting of corsairs and the violent attacks of pirates sailing across the Atlantic.
Today, only a few loose stones and walls remain from the original building that gave rise to a restaurant. The most notable construction on the island is the Fortress of S. João Baptista, which seems to extend from the Berlenga rocks to the ocean. In 1847, it suffered the same fate as the Monastery and was abandoned. It was only in the 20th century that restoration work was carried out that brought back all the splendor to this magnificent building of Portuguese military architecture.
A unique experience for all those who wish to go diving.
The Berlengas Islands are a privileged destination for those curious about nature, marine life and adventure. We will have diving monitors guiding our participants at every moment so that they feel safe and can enjoy this unique experience. Of course, it goes without saying that those who have machines with submersible equipment can and should try to obtain unique images.
20:00 reception at the Hotel
After checking in, we will leave to photograph the sunset on Nau dos Corvos.
We will do the sunrise again on the ship of the crows, and after breakfast we will sail by Catamaran to Berlengas.
The rest of the morning will be free.
In the afternoon we will take a boat trip, visiting the caves and we will have a diving baptism available to everyone, which includes about 30 minutes of diving.
We will do the sunset in a place to be agreed and after dinner we will leave for a possible night of stars.
If the night has been good, the morning will be for rest.
Check out and return trip by catamaran to Peniche.
End of tour.