Tourist Guide of the traveler in the Algarve, Viewpoints, Natural parks, beaches, rivers, wonders and places of interest in the Algarve
The stream of Odiáxere, Lagos, Algarve
The stream of Odiáxere is part of the Natural Park of Ria de Alvor, is one of the beautiful shores of the Algarve, but the stream of Odiáxere is almost unknown, even for those who live here ...
The stream of Odiáxere rises in the Serra de Monchique in the area of Marmelete, supplies the Bravura dam, and have a catchment area of 160 km2, nearly 30 km long, passing through Odiáxere and its mouth in the estuary of the Ria de Alvor, between Meia Praia and Alvor.
The Bravura Dam, built in Monte da Bravura is the 5th largest dam in the Algarve, with 41 meters deep and a capacity of 35 million cubic meters of water, have three islands inside the dam, in addition, supply water for irrigation of the fields around and supply water for municipalities of Portimão and Lagos.
With an average slope of 1.8% the Odiáxere river slopes vegetation are very developed, and must be emphasized the oleander, the rush, the cat-tail marsh grass and can not do without reference to fauna, the Bonelli eagle and the Monarch butterfly.
Meet the Odeáxere river and know more about the wonders and natural beauty of the unknown Algarve.
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