Centro Ambiental do Priolo – S. Miguel, Azores


Get to know the Azores Bullfinch and how we saved it from extincion.

To make the most of your visit, join our guides on the Priolo Tour or the Laurissilva Tour.



Centro Ambiental Priolo

Opening hours


1 May – 30 Sept:

10am to 6pm (closed on Mondays)


15 Feb – 30 Apr & 1 Oct – 15 Nov:

Weekends and public holidays, from 12noon to 5pm (rest of the week by appointment only)



Phone:(+351) 918 536 123

Email: centropriolo@spea.pt

Address: Reserva Florestal de Recreio da Cancela do Cinzeiro | São Miguel | Açores


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Lagoa Pequena Interpretation Centre, Sesimbra


From boardwalks to hides, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get a good look at Western Swamphens, Little Bitterns, Cormorants… and with a bit of luck, Otters!

We have an explorer kit for our younger visitors – just ask at reception.



Lagoa Pequena Interpretation Centre

Opening hours


16 Sept – 14 June:

9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm (last entry: 4pm)


15 jun-15 set:

10am to 12.30pm & 2pm to 6.30pm (last entry: 5.30pm)


Early-bird entry:

On the 3rd Saturday of the month, the gate opens from 7 to 7.30 am for those who want to enjoy dawn



Opening days


Open to the public:
Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays


Thursdays (by appointment)


Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and public holidays



Phone: (+351) 93 998 22 92

Email: info.lagoapequena@cm-sesimbra.pt

GPS coordinates:

38º 31,343′ N 009º 08,493′ W


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