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Vale Gonçalinho - Enviromental Education Centre

Biosphere reserve · Alentejo · 190 m
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The place to learn more about the Castro Verde Biosphere Reserve
Vale Gonçalinho - Enviromental Education Centre - CEAVG - is about 7 km away from Castro Verde, in the Vale Gonçalinho estate, belonging to the Liga para a Proteção da Natureza (LPN), a portuguese NGO. The Centre has an auditorium, two work rooms occupied by staff, a library and a room for environmental education activities, two bedrooms and a dormitory and a kitchen. From there it is possible to follow walking paths into the steppe fields.
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Update: February 17, 2020

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37.736498, -8.031729
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37°44'11.4"N 8°01'54.2"W
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29S 585315 4177020
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