Track tours without guide:
You can visit the Natural Reserve every day, except on Sundays and public holidays.
During the hunting period tracks are also closed on Thursdays.
Situated in a mild weather region, São Jacinto Natural Reserve can be visited during the whole year. However some tracks may be temporarily closed in adverse weather conditions.
For your own safety, the authorities of this protected area must always be informed of your presence. For that reason, you should always inform Reception of your presence.
If the reception is closed, please contact: +351960335438.
You can enter the tracks during the following schedule: from 9:30 am to 12 noon and 1pm to 5pm.
Track tours with guide:
?A guided tour"
Groups with up to 30 people
Tour beginning- 9:30 am or 2:00 pm
Duration: 3 hours
Cost per person - 2 Euros
Students - 1 Euro
How to get to São Jacinto Dunes Natural Reserve
Distance from São Jacinto Dunes Natural Reserve to the main cities.
Lisbon - 305Km; Aveiro - 45km; Porto - 60km
There are several alternatives to get to the site:
If you?re coming by car from the South, we suggest:
Take highway number one (A1) and leave it in the Estarreja intersection. Follow the direction of Murtosa, Torreira and S. Jacinto.
Take A25 and leave it on Estarreja intersection. Follow the direction of Estarreja, Murtosa, Torreira and S. Jacinto.
You can drive to Aveiro and then follow the direction Praias (beaches). Turn right in the direction of the commercial port (porto comercial), and at the Forte da Barra, get the ferryboat.
If you are coming from the North, we suggest:
Take A29 and leave it in Ovar Norte and follow the direction to Furadouro, Torreira and S.Jacinto.
If you use A1, leave it in the Feira intersection and follow the direction of Ovar and follow to Furadouro, Torreira and S.Jacinto.
If you are coming by train, either from the North or from the South, leave the train at the Aveiro railway station. You can also take the bus to Forte da Barra, where you can take the public motorboat to S. Jacinto.
Natural Reserve information services are 1Km away from the village.
Motorboat and Ferryboat services have different schedules for Summer and Winter. You can check all the schedules at www.moveaveiro.pt)
Acesso ao Recurso
Actividades desenroladas dentro do recurso turístico