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Almada

Almada

Almada came from the Arabic word “al-Ma’dan” and mean mine.

During the Arab occupation of the Iberian Peninsula, there was a fortress to guard and defend the entrance of enemies through Rio Tejo (Tagus River) and having grown up as agriculture and fishing area.

Almada has always been a meeting between the Atlantic Ocean and river, a place of passage of various people for thousands of years calls today to meet with the Tagus River and the beautiful beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean.

Quick access to Lisbon by ship, train or car through the 25th April Bridge was opened in August 1966 and is a masterpiece of architecture. Almada presents a diversity of natural parks and historic sites to visit during your weekend breaks or holidays.

What to do in Almada?

Water Sports : Kitesurf , Bodysurf , Surf , swimming , Beach volley and even Soccer on the beach.

Golf : If you love golf, you have three courses. Golf Aldeia dos Capuchos (with 9 holes) and two courses at Aroeira called Aroeira I and Aroeira II. Wonderful green landscapes which invite to practice this amazing sport during all year.

Tennis : several places to practice this sport, since Costa da Caparica to Almada .

Beaches : Almada has more than 50 beaches. Small or big, you will love to take a bath on the Atlantic Ocean besides de night life with several Bars and Pubs, among lots of restaurants.

Convent: The Capuchos Convent is a magnificent and romantic spot,in Costa da Caparica, gives you a privileged view over the  Sintra Hills, Lisbon, Cascais Bay,among other places from Setubal region.

Sanctuary : The Sanctuary Christ the King opened in 1959, has built at 113 metres above water line and has a unique and stunning view over Lisbon, Cascais, Almada and the entire region of Setubal .

Restaurants : Almada have restaurants diversity and specially of fish dishes.

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We invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills.

We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations,hotel , choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Travel Portugal and travel Setubal.