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Barragem da Bravura

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Albufeira de Odiaxere, 8600-250, Portugal
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First attempt foiled by google directions.

We decided to try this place today as the weather is unsettled. We asked Google Maps to give us... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Kelvin S
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Southampton, United Kingdom
nature at its (secret) best

easy journey out of lagos (15mins drive). follow signs for BARRAGEM at main traffic lights in... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Eva C
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Lagos, Portugal
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“dam” (8 reviews)
“woods” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Albufeira de Odiaxere, 8600-250, Portugal
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

We decided to try this place today as the weather is unsettled. We asked Google Maps to give us directions from Meia Praia and we were presented with 3 options. We chose the quickest one. All was well as it took us through Odiáxere and...More

Thank Kelvin S
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

easy journey out of lagos (15mins drive). follow signs for BARRAGEM at main traffic lights in Odiaxere (turn off left) and its a very easy drive to the dam. Lovely fresh water - amazing to do some wild swimming in, or indeed bring your own...More

1  Thank Eva C
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Decided to go for a drive and walk yesterday morning. Came across this wonderful reservoir about 15 minutes drive outside Lagos. I had previously seen the signs in Odiexere and decided to follow. Came to a what looked a quaint restaurant called Hello/Goodbye. First thoughts...More

1  Thank james w
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

A lovely setting, very quiet and scenic as people have mentioned. The café as a few walking routes that you can follow, mostly light trail paths with some ups and downs on uneven ground/slopes. We mainly visited to have a short swim after reading previous...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A little windy whilst here but the views were beautiful.. excellent how you can walk right over the bridge

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

only 15 mins drive out of Lagos (on n125 and head for Odiaxere and follow the brown signs for BARRAGEM) very peaceful, nature at its best, with the beautiful freshwater lake, surrounded by sloping hills dotted with pine & eucalptus trees. There is a main...More

2  Thank Eva C
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Only a short drive from Odiaxere along very quiet roads......even better if you cycle up there as we did. The last few miles are a bit strenuous but downhill all the way on the way back. Wonderful scenery across the reservoir, and great snacks at...More

Thank davidfyffe
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful and completely deserted visit to the Barragem da Bravura. It is very beautiful and there is a trail you can walk along. The routes are not well mapped/sign posted and so we walked for about 90 mins and then turned back...More

Thank Viviane H
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

An unknown place, so quiet, impressive, visit the restaurant Hello Goodbey, swim and lunch at the lake! Take good shoes for walking around the lake.

Thank heinbronk
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

A trip through surprising farmland and hills and scattered settlements takes you up to the foothills of the Monchique range and the amazing reservoir and 300' high dam. You park beyond the Hello/Goodbye café (closed Mondays) great lunches at the weekend. You walk down to...More

1  Thank 77EdwardC
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