Portugal

Madeira – Macaronesian natural history and gardens

We return to explore this subtropical island, enjoying its lush gardens, wild landscapes, local culture and some pleasant winter weather.

Holiday type – mainly wild flowers

Next departure – November/December 2019

Madeira – spring on an Atlantic island

With its Mediterranean climate and interesting geology the Madeiran archipelago is rich in plants, including over 100 endemics, as well as interesting birds and marine life.

Holiday type – mixed natural history

The Algarve – an introduction to birds and birding

We explore the varied bird-rich habitats of the Algarve, from the coastal wetlands and salt pans to the heaths and cliffs of the rugged Atlantic coast.

Trip report – Wildlife Travel Algarve 2013

Holiday type – easy birding/wildlife

a taste of Portugal