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Panoramabillede af Carlos Chegado PRO EXPERT Taget 18:39, 19/02/2010 - Views loading...

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Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Walking The Lake 2

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Walking around the lake shore.

The Markádia Camping is a natural park in the middle of Alentejo owned by a lovely Dutch couple who carefully planned the park and cared to keep it preserved for many years.

The park is located in the Odivelas Dam near Alvito and last year, during the month of July, we spent there our weekends enjoying this great place. We had great fun and my kids loved it, of course we will return this year for another set of great weekend getaways. Spending great time like this with the family is priceless, this will be on our memories for a long time.

  • Evey 9 months ago
    wow...amazing pictures. I am dying to go there with hubby and the kids. An old acquaintance of mine used to go there with his wife and I think he worked there too on the park, around the campsite. He is from the UK and she is dutch...I think...in fact, she might even be related to the owners if they are dutch too! was there a nice café there?
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    A: Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Walking The Lake 1

    Af Carlos Chegado, 60 meter væk

    Walking around the lake shore. The Markádia Camping is a natural park in the middle of Alentejo owned...

    Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Walking The Lake 1

    B: Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Under The Trees

    Af Carlos Chegado, 70 meter væk

      This image shows one of the nice things about this park, abundant shadows everywhere, which for one...

    Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Under The Trees

    C: Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Second Restaurant

    Af Carlos Chegado, 70 meter væk

    This is a secondary restaurant that also has this nice view towards the lake and it's perfect for din...

    Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Second Restaurant

    D: Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Camping Lot And Bathrooms

    Af Carlos Chegado, 80 meter væk

    This image shows one of the WC areas available around the park. The Markádia Camping is a natural par...

    Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Camping Lot And Bathrooms

    E: Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Dinner At Sunset 2

    Af Carlos Chegado, 80 meter væk

    The Markádia Camping is a natural park in the middle of Alentejo owned by a lovely Dutch couple who c...

    Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Dinner At Sunset 2

    F: Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Dinner At Sunset 1

    Af Carlos Chegado, 80 meter væk

    The Markádia Camping is a natural park in the middle of Alentejo owned by a lovely Dutch couple who c...

    Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Dinner At Sunset 1

    G: Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Dinner At Sunset 3

    Af Carlos Chegado, 80 meter væk

    The Markádia Camping is a natural park in the middle of Alentejo owned by a lovely Dutch couple who c...

    Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Dinner At Sunset 3

    H: Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Dinner At Sunset 4

    Af Carlos Chegado, 80 meter væk

    The Markádia Camping is a natural park in the middle of Alentejo owned by a lovely Dutch couple who c...

    Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Dinner At Sunset 4

    I: Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Lets Go Swimming

    Af Carlos Chegado, 90 meter væk

    When it's hot in the afternoon, what kids want? Yes, they want to get their feet wet;-) The Markádia ...

    Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Lets Go Swimming

    J: Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Lets Go Swimming 2

    Af Carlos Chegado, 90 meter væk

    When it's hot in the afternoon, what kids want? Yes, they want to get their feet wet;-) The Markádia ...

    Camping Markadia Barragem De Odivelas Alvito Alentejo Lets Go Swimming 2

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