Along the coast you have sandy beaches, but also steep cliffs and sand dunes in all colors. The bay of São Martinho offers several possible trails. Finding the the Spring of Santa Ana is one challenge worth the try. The residents swear by it’s healing properties.
Vale da Palha is located 15 km from the protected area Paul the Tornada. Is It is one of the few wetlands in the region, with an area of 46 ha, of which 25 ha is permanently flooded. Paul de Tornada is a Ramsar area and therefore this swamp is a wetland of international importance, rich with flora and fauna of great importance, especially birds. More about the birds and tours for bird watchers can be found on the website of the Association for the protection of the region.
The 'Parque Natural das Serras de Aire e Candeeiros' nature reserve also offers dozens of hiking trails, which you can walk without GPS.