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Blue Flag Beaches Setúbal Region – Portugal

Blue Flag Beaches Setúbal Region – Portugal

The beach season will start on 1 June and Portugal Dream Coast after water analysis have lots of Blue Flags Beaches, which confirms the quality of the water and Beaches Setúbal.

The beaches with blue flag for  2013 are :

Praia da Figueirinha ( Setúbal ),

Praia da Mata, CDS – Santo António, S. João da Caparica, Praia da Sereia, Tarquinio Paraiso ( Almada ),

Praia do Ouro, Praia Moinho de Baixo (Meco),Praia da Califórnia (Sesimbra),

Aberta Nova, Atlântica, Carvalhal, Comporta, Pego, Tróia – Bico das Lulas, Tróia – Galé, Tróia – Mar ( Grândola ),

Praia Grande in Porto Côvo, Ilha do Pessegueiro, Morgavel, S. Torpes, Vieirinha – Vale de Figueiros (Sines),

Costa de Santo André and Fonte do Cortiço ( Santiago do Cacém ).

I you  travel to Portugal Dream Coast on your next summer vacations you will get the best  offers to tourists.

Among this beaches you will find lots of activities to practice in Setúbal region, like Kitesurf , Surf , Hiking, Canoeing,Flying,  Sailing, fishing, Scuba Diving and much more.

Bicas Beach Sesimbra PortugalWaves on Carvalhalhal beach PortugalSetúbal, travel to Figueirinha Beach

We also  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.

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.

Almada , 25th April BridgeAlmada, Costa da Caparica, Beach Almada / Costa da Caparica , Fossil Coast Contact us if you want more information about Almada.

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.

Capuchos Monastery

Capuchos Monastery

The elegant lines of the Capuchos Monastery ( Almada ) establish the balance achieved with the magnificent view. Prime location over Atlantic Ocean, from the Capuchos Monastery, you can admire Lisbon, Serra de Sintra, Cascais Bay, Arrabida Hills and Cape Espichel.

The simplicity and the dispossession of the building reflect the principles of the Franciscan friars, built-in XVI Century. Over 400 years later, the Capuchos Monastery keeps the peace, invites to meditation and isolation demanded by their original inhabitants.

Nowadays , the building retains its original character combined with the creation of better conditions for a culture of modern space. Surrounded by pleasant gardens, away from the hustle and bustle of big cities and just a few minutes from Lisbon, Almada and Setúbal, is a place to visit for lovers of heritage and nature.

Location of Capuchos Monastery

Sítio dos Capuchos | Rua Lourenço Pires de Távora, nº 41 | 2825 Caparica

Schedules :
From Wednesday to Sundays , from 10am to 2 pm , 3pm to 6 pm

We also  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.

Almada Naval Museum

Almada Naval Museum

The Naval Museum is at the old Companhia Portuguesa de Pescas in Olho-de-BoiNaval Museum has the goal to preserve the memories of the old generations associated to the progress and development of the naval activity, through exhibitions and promotional activities.

Born in 1991 and ten years after presented exhibitions with the several techniques into wood and iron materials, specially from 1991 to 1994. The main pieces of pure art were given by Companhia Portuguesa de Pescas (founded in 1920).

The framework of the Naval Museum is to preserve and observe the importance of naval construction in the story of several Setubal region generations and the companies that contribute for the development of Almada county.

Location of Naval Museum

Olho de Boi | 2800-205 Almada

Schedules:
Exhibitions : From Monday to Friday´s , from 9:15/12 am and 2am / 5 pm, closed on Saturdays, Sunda´s and Holidays.
Documentation Centre: Centro de Documentação: to Friday´s , from 9:15/12 am and 2am / 5 pm

We also  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.