The 16th European Cave Rescue Meeting is going to take place in Mira de Aire, Municipality of Porto de Mós, Maciço Calcário Estremenho, Portugal from October 12th till 15th 2023. Pre-Meeting from October 11th till 12th 2023.
Mira de Aire is a village crossed by the Serras de Aire and Candeeiros Natural Park, where the most spectacular and best preserved natural cave in Portugal is the Mira de Aire Cave, also known as Moinhos Velhos Cave (Old Windmills Cave). The Mira de Aire Cave along with the Caves of Pena and Contenda are part of a great system of galleries over 11 km long.
This meeting is organized by the Portuguese Federation of Speleology (FPE) on behalf of the European Cave Rescue Association (ECRA). This meeting will take place under the auspices of the Municipality of Porto de Mós (CMPM).
During the Pre-Meeting you can enjoy caving and cave diving; we are preparing several interesting locations.
Here you can download the first circular of the ECRA meeting.
We look forward to meeting you in the Portuguese Karst.
The Organizing Committee