Caldeira and Pine Forest Trail

This trail takes you through two different environments: the Caldeira lagoon and the surrounding pine forest. Caldeira is a lagoon which fills up and empties twice a day with the tide, unveiling the wetland and its muddy bed. It is an area of great value that provides food and shelter to many species of waterfowl, like the sanderling, bar-tailed godwit, herons and mergansers. The wetlands, typical of estuaries in mild weather, are the basis of complex and varied food webs; they play a very important role in cleaning the water and preserving biodiversity. The pine forest encompasses the oldest dunes in Troia. It is mostly composed of maritime pine (Pinus pinaster) and stone pine (Pinus
pinea), but also includes plants like pistacia lentiscus, armeria maritima and corema album. The juniper (Juniperus turbinata and J. navicularis), lichens, plantaginaceae and the Ionopsidium acaule, two small rare plants that grow here, are worth noting.

Learn more about this trail here 

Upcoming 24th and 25th March, are scheduled two guided walking trails for this trail with a price of 8€.

More informations at TROIA WELCOME CENTRE and inscriptions in Biotrails

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