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Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints

Estrada de Fatima | Serra de Aire, Ourem 2490-216, Portugal
+351 249 530 160
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Well-preserved dino tracks

This is pretty spectacular. However, it's essential that you walk the circuit in an anticlockwise... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Nick I
A giant step back in time

This site is remarkable. The footsteps were made by a sauropod dinosaur during the Middle Jurassic... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is pretty spectacular. However, it's essential that you walk the circuit in an anticlockwise direction. This is recommended, but the signs do not make this very obvious. By walking in the recommended anticlockwise direction, you get to see the tracks from above before viewing...More

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Luisa S, Gerente de recepção at Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago
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Muito obrigada pela vossa visita!!

Reviewed 15 February 2017

This site is remarkable. The footsteps were made by a sauropod dinosaur during the Middle Jurassic period - 175 million years ago. The sauropod has a heavy body, a long tail, a small head and a very long neck, they weighed 70 tons. The tracks...More

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Pegadas D, Animador at Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Small entrance fee of 3 euros. Nice location with great viewpoints over quarry and landscape. Basic information about the site and dinosaurs is provided along a nice mile-long walk. I would have loved it as a child (I did too though today, the adult I...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This place is located inland away from the tourist in a disused quarry, there is a small fee about €6 to get in. On the day we visited there was a small school party and us for the whole hour we were there. There is...More

1  Thank terryhammond8834
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Pros: There are dinosaur footprints. Lots. You can touch them, stand in them, take selfies with them and try to wrap your mind around the idea that the animal in question passed on that spot hundreds of millions of years ago. Cons: If you come...More

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Thirty members of International Women in Portugal, Cascais, enjoyed a very informative tour of the monument on Saturday before proceeding to Tomar for lunch and a tour of the castle/convent to make for a very enjoyable, interesting day. We had an excellent guide who spoke...More

Thank studio1667
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Large park with nice views where you can see dinosaur footprints. Close to Fatima, but you need a car to get there. If you are disabled, can not walk or have physical limitations do not visit the park. You need to be able to walk...More

1  Thank 27Ruben27
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Would be an ideal visit for families, and even as an older couple very interesting. As you first proceed round the top of the quarry you struggle to make out the tracks, but then at the far end all can be seen.

Thank Dav L
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Super fascinating place to visit. Easy to find but careful-on the trip advisor map its marked wrongly in the middle of nowhere but in reality its in Barrio, perhaps check the address first before you go. The trial has 1,5 km and is easy if...More

2  Thank Žaneta L
Reviewed 24 October 2015

This is a great place to visit, not only for children but adults also. A leisurely walk with plenty of information and viewing points across the site itself. The views into the valley are amazing. It isn't easy to find, as it is in the...More

Thank 454lindylou
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To get the most current information, contact them at the e-mail address on their website. You can ask your questions in English or use Google Translate. Enjoy.
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