Rocha da Pena

Between Salir and Alte The protected area of Rocha da Pena offers one of the very best vantage points for looking out over the vast expanse of the Algarve’s Barrocal landscape with all the geological oddities and diversity of fauna and flora that the region is famous for.


Rocha da Pena

Rocha da Pena

Information panel about the flora and fauna of the barrocal landscape


Rocha da Pena

Rocha da Pena

The protected area of Rocha da Pena between Benafim and Salir offers one of the very best vantage points for looking out over the vast expanse of the Algarve’s Barrocal landscape with all the geological oddities and diversity of fauna and flora that the Barrocal is famous of.


Rocha da Pena: Flora

Rocha da Pena: Flora

In April the flora of the Barrocal landscape is flourishing lavishly.


Rocha da Pena: Fonte dos Amuados

Rocha da Pena: Fonte dos Amuados

The well is situated on the side road of the route EN124 between Salir and Benafim.


Rocha da Pena

Rocha da Pena

Fonte do Amuados


Rocha da Pena: Café

Rocha da Pena: Café


Rocha da Pena: Alte BTT

Rocha da Pena: Alte BTT

Rocha da Pena is one of the most challenging parts of the Alte BTT, taking place on April 25, every year.


Rocha da Pena: Alte BTT

Rocha da Pena: Alte BTT


Rocha da Pena: Alte BTT

Rocha da Pena: Alte BTT


Rocha da Pena: Alte BTT

Rocha da Pena: Alte BTT


Rocha da Pena: Vegetation

Rocha da Pena: Vegetation


Rocha da Pena

Rocha da Pena

The impressive blossom of an agave.


Rocha da Pena

Rocha da Pena

View from Rocha da Pena to eastern direction towards the Barrocal landscape near Pena.

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