We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints

Estrada de Fatima | Serra de Aire, Ourem 2490-216, Portugal
+351 249 530 160
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Walk the earth where dinosaurs roamed 100 million years ago

It is a little out of the way, but definitely worth seeing as there are not many spots in the world... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
RenandIssey
,
Stamford, Connecticut
Unspoilt and a fantastic venue for all geology fans

Exceedingly cheap but a little off the beaten track - intentional pun - this a superb place to... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
KarenKew
,
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Read all 95 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“million years” (7 reviews)
“low key” (2 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION
Estrada de Fatima | Serra de Aire, Ourem 2490-216, Portugal
CONTACT
Website
+351 249 530 160
Write a ReviewReviews (95)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"dinosaur footprints"
in 7 reviews
"million years"
in 7 reviews
"low key"
in 2 reviews
"euros"
in 5 reviews
"quarry"
in 6 reviews
"km"
in 4 reviews
"footsteps"
in 4 reviews
"site"
in 6 reviews
"viewing"
in 2 reviews
"fatima"
in 7 reviews
"signs"
in 2 reviews
"hill"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed July 1, 2018

It is a little out of the way, but definitely worth seeing as there are not many spots in the world where you can see dinosaurs. There are over 100 footprints of dinosaurs with great impressions. The downside is, It is very hot as there...More

1  Thank RenandIssey
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Pegadas D, Gerente de recepção at Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018
Google Translation

Muito obrigado pela sua visita!!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Exceedingly cheap but a little off the beaten track - intentional pun - this a superb place to visit. The quarry floor is crisscrossed by dinosaur tracks and you can walk amongst them - literally walking with dinosaurs. Very low key presentaion, few facilities apart...More

Thank KarenKew
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Might seem plain and boring to some, but for our two young boys this was a highlight! To see actual Sauropod footprints was really something! It's a safe walk for young kids with great views over Fatima and the quarry site. You get to walk...More

1  Thank tpapet
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Luisa S, Gerente de recepção at Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thanks for your visit!!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Walking between Dinosaur foodprints is absolute an experience what brings you back 175 milion years ago. Highly recommended!

Thank 331Francis69
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Luisa S, Receção at Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Thanks for your visit!!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Was a really nice place, pretty quite and calm so you can enjoy the footprints. A Lot of information stuff and a path Just directly through the jurassic footprints. Pretty cool and absolutely affordable (3€ pP)

1  Thank katjaunderwater
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Luisa S, Gerente de recepção at Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017
Google Translation

Muito obrigada pela sua visita!!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a must do for anybody curious about natural history. 170 million year old dinosaur footprints. The location is near Fatima. I rented a bike in Fatima and rode there in under an hour. It's 11 km. The entry was 3 euros. I had...More

Thank Trintravel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Luisa S, Gerente de recepção at Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you!!!!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 15, 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

3  Thank Nick I
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Luisa S, Gerente de recepção at Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017
Google Translation

Muito obrigada pela vossa visita!!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 14, 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

2  Thank sharaz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Pegadas D, Animador at Natural Monument of the Dinosaur Footprints, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thank you for your visit and opinion

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 20, 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 21, 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Pousada de Ourem - Fatima Historic Hotel
271 reviews
4.87 miles away
Hotel Santa Cecilia
9 reviews
5.55 miles away
Hotel Santo Condestavel
22 reviews
5.55 miles away
Ribeiro Hotel
104 reviews
5.61 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Entre Serras
8 reviews
3.35 miles away
Lanterna do Fado
563 reviews
4.50 miles away
Tia Alice Restaurante
1,040 reviews
4.64 miles away
Taberna do Castelo
23 reviews
4.62 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Castelo de Ourem
211 reviews
4.73 miles away
Maria cha
33 reviews
4.72 miles away
A Ginjinha d'Castelo de Ourem
111 reviews
4.90 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Darlene O
July 6, 2016|
Answer
Response from studio1667 | Reviewed this property |
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.
0
Votes