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Berlenga ferry

by Claire07 Online Now Nov 1, 2007 at 11:50 PM

Can you tell me plz if the ferry will run in Jan 08 and from where we catch it ...we are based in Obidos Thankyou Claire

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    Re: Berlenga ferry

    by SOLODANCER Online Now Nov 2, 2007 at 8:16 AM

    If I'm not mistaken, and based from my experience, the Berlenga ferry from Peniche I think runs only from early spring to about late September. But my travel to this beautiful little island took place a couple of years back. Outside of those months, you can probably hire a private boat from Peniche fishermen to take you there. But I'd check directly with the tourist office in Peniche.

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    Re: Berlenga ferry

    by solopes Online Now Nov 4, 2007 at 3:38 AM

    Solodancer is right. The commercial trips are made by Viamar from May 15th to September 15th. ( or phone 351 262 785646).
    Out of that period only fishing ships risk (if the sea allows it) to take people there.

    Fishing contacts:
    Nautipesca - 351 91 7588358
    Berlenga Turpesca - 351 262 789960
    Julios - 351 91 7601114 / 351 262 782698 (at night)
    Mensageiro do Mar - 351 96 5167233

    Residence in the island (I don´t know if available out of season) is possible in two places:
    Casa Abrigo - Forte de S. João Baptista, a sort of camping inside walls - phone 351 262 750 244
    Pavilhão Mar e Sol, more expensive and with the essential conditions- 351 262 750 331

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