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Galapos Beach – Setubal

Galapos Beach – Setubal

Galapos Beach is on Arrábida Hills, Setubal Portugal. Galapos beach is very calm and sheltered.

The waters are calm and clear which favours the observation of marine species. It is ideal for diving.

Location and access: Access via the stairs. Easy Parking: Has a parking area.

Support services available: Windsurf, Competitive Fishing,swimming, Bar, Restaurant, Sanitary installations, Beach under surveillance, Diving, Small boats without motor

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

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.

Montijo

Montijo

Montijo is a portuguese city on district of Setúbal near the capital (20 km) with 26500 habitants.

A city that join the beauty of Tagus river with rural landscapes, that makes excellent contrast of colours.

With human presence since Paleolithic, “Aldegallega” is the primitive name of Montijo .

The locals dedicated to salt extraction and wine-producing. In the past, Montijo supplied the capital of Portugal through small boats and “bateis” (specific boats).

What to see and do in Montijo:

Walking tours : There are different walking tours available where you can improve the knowledge of Montijo and surroundings. It’s possible to make different

Hunting Reserves : You can hunt ducks and wild boar. An encounter with nature and an opportunity to knowing the region.

Museum : Located at Atalaia is dedicated to the rural region and brings together much of the ethnographic collection of the municipal museum.

Historic Church : a historical place where you can enjoy several relics, including an altar piece designer by Tomás Luis of XVI century.

Gastronomy : influenced by Montijo location along the river and rural areas of fertile soils that produces food for a wealth of distinctive flavors in cuisine. Some local dishes: Caldeirada à Pescador, Lamejinhas abertas ao Natural, Massinha de safio, Ensopado de Enguias c/arroz de pimentos ou c/Açorda, Carne de Porco c/Enguias. Confectionery : Queijadinhas de Leite, Bolo de Milho, Pudim de Vinagre.

Crafts : tiles e stained glass, Copper, Bandarilhas, painted ostrich eggs, saddlery , cork.

Sports : You can practice several sports and specially BTT, Allroad, slide, rappel, climbing, canoeing, balloon.

Fishing: traditional fishing, practiced from the beaches and banks of the Tagus River.

Contact us if you wish to know more about Montijo .

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.

Sea Museum

Sea Museum

Sesimbra´s Sea Museum is at Largo Luís de Camões and contains several and important collection of ethnographic items.

There is a range of items since the XVII century to our present days, special from the sea ( Atlantic Ocean ) and the village´s with fishing traditions.

Has a tourist and visitor what you will find at the Sesimbra ´s Sea Museum is a variety of artefacts fishermen´s traditional garments, religious and devotional objects, objects of leisure activities and many other objects.

The traditional dishing techniques are also present through miniatures and models, fishing accessories ( baskets, cast and drag nets, long lines fishing hooks and gillnets, traps).

There is also references to shipbuilding, recreational fishing, seaweed collection and food preservation.

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