Fontes de Estômbar

N 37.1631° - W 8.4859°

The Parque Municipal do Sítio das Fontes, "Site of Fountains" 12 km. from Carvoeiro, is a popular picnic area for locals. A millars house and an old water-wheel can be seen.

You'll also find a amphitheater used on various occasions along with a playground and many picnic tables.

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Directions (from Carvoeiro);

Take the road towards Lagoa and go left on the EN 125 main road towards Portimao for a few hundred meters. Then take the last exit in the round-about towards "Modelo" and Estombar.

Turn right into the village of Estombar and follow the road to the right for a few kilometres. You'll find the Fontes sign posted on the right hand side and must turn left.

Take a walk along the 1.200 meter walking path (sign posted with yellow arrows).

Set in Mediterranean vegetation it ends up in a view point.