It was not by chance the Romans settled in Troia around 2000 years ago. Once you visit this wonderful sand extension, trapped between the Atlantic Ocean and the Sado River, you really get the feeling they knew what they were doing. Located at the tip of the biggest sand extension of Portugal, Troia recently opened …

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Ribatejo is one of those regions that remains unknown for tourism. But don’t think there is nothing here to see or do. Santarém is the biggest city and a district capital. It is a city that has an enormous historical and archaeological legacy of ancient buildings spread along the narrow streets of the old part …

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Welcome to Portugal

Welcome to Portugal, an oasis in Europe. Portugal is a modern country located on the west coast of Europe. It shares borders only with Spain and the Atlantic Ocean where are its two archipelagos. Its mainland territory is split by its main river, the Tagus. To the north the landscape is hilly with plateaus interspersed …

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When D. Afonso Henriques, Portugal’s first King, took from the Moors this lovely seaside village planted, Sesimbra lived from agriculture and the centre of town was just the castle. Today, the houses almost touch the sea and fishing and tourism are the activities that engage its more than 45 000 inhabitants. Be sure to visit …

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Sines is a Portuguese town in the district of Setubal, with about 12 500 inhabitants. Sines is situated in one of the best preserved areas of the European coastline. The southern part of the county is integrated in the Natural Park of Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina, which stretches from St.Torpes to the Algarve. It …

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