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Avenida José Mourinho , Setubal, Portugal

Avenida José Mourinho , Setubal, Portugal

The Avenida José Mourinho (Avenue José Mourinho)will now join the toponymic of Setubal city , a tribute to the football coach born in this city of Portugal, on January 26, 1963. His hometown Setubal is recognizing José Mourinho for life.

The Avenida José Mourinho becomes the new designation of Street Health ( Rua da Saude), located on the riverfront between Setúbal Street Workers Sea and Urban Park Albarquel.

Jose Mourinho made his debut as head coach in 2000, the service of SL Benfica, then the training Uniao Leiria which held an extraordinary campaign, coming to take the top job as coach of FC Porto in 2002.

FC Porto had a brilliant performance and won the Championship of Portugal in two consecutive years, the Cup of Portugal, getting an achievement unparalleled, by winning consecutive years in the UEFA Cup and Champions League, winning respectively the Glasgow Celtic and AC Monaco in the finals.

In 2004, London called the “Special One” who joins in Chelsea from Roman Abramovich, immediately winning two championships of England (after 50 years of waiting), the English League Cup and FA Cup. Always comes quite far in the Champions League and out of the club where he would return in 2013.

In 2007, heads the Inter of Milan, in which back to win several titles, both in Italian football (2 Championships Italy 2Taça Italy, 2 Italian Super Cup) and the Champions League,beating on the  Bayern Munich and after Internazionale Milano waiting for the Trophy for 50 years. Becomes mythical in Italy, where it is known and loved as “Lo speciale“.

Between 2010 and 2013, “El Especiale” led Real Madrid to win the King’s Cup, Spanish League (La Liga) and Spanish Super Cup, becoming the world-famous envisioned games with FC Barcelona, ​​heading now for the new project ahead of Chelsea.

José Mourinho, was considered the best coach in the world by FIFA in 2010, winning various titles for their teams (20 official titles in 4 different countries), individually and is today regarded as one of the three best coaches in the world of all time, despite its short but still fabulous career.

Its strong personality, leadership ability cream, plus its intelligence and enormous preparation in various sporting aspects, but also in the areas of management, in addition to great communication skills (fluent in 5 languages) make it an Portuguese icon , being willing to collaborate on initiatives in favor of the city of Setubal and Portugal.

So, now you have one more great reazon to travel to Portugal and Visit Setubal. We recomend many places on the web site ; Troia, Setubal , Comporta, Arrábida Hills, Beaches, Dolphins, Wines, gastronomy, nature and you will be welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Jose Mourinho, Setubal Portugal

Jose Mourinho, Setubal Portugal

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.

Seixal

Seixal

Seixal presents a riverside zone with cultural, economical and social potentialities for tourism.

The city has available a several activities always connected with the history and is fantastic to take a walk near river and have fun with family.

Seixal is privileged, on North of Setubal Peninsula and inside the Lisbon Metropolitan Area has transportation by boat, train and amazing roads to the capital or to South of the country

What you can do at Seixal :

Canoeing – the presence of several yacht clubs in the region, allows for canoeing in the environment of living with nature.

Boat trips – You can make a boat trip through River Tagus on the river on traditional boats.

Museums – besides the expositions, the local museum have his own investigation of local habits, specially from Tagus River.

History : You can visit Quinta da Fidalga . Founded on XV century had agricultural and recreational functions. This space is mostly connected to Vasco da Gama brother (Paulo da Gama), that stayed in this farm to follow  the construction of caravels which Vasco da Gama used to discover the Maritime Route to India.

Church : Wonderful historic churches from XV century till XIX century construction.

Gastronomy : the local cuisine was historically dependent on agriculture, fisheries and livestock. by creating specific feeding habits that have lasted to this day. Amazing local plates : “Feijoada de Choco”, “Caldeirada”, “Massa de Peixe”, “Enguias Fritas” and “Ensopado de Enguias” are traditional one. For dessert we suggest you “Pastelinhos de Santa Marta”.

Crafts: known as folk art is part of the local culture and is an identification of local people. Strong local traditions with excellent artifices, are characterized by their ability to build ships in miniature. They made amazing local products like tiles, ceramics, pottery, basketry, in wood, textiles, decorative arts and much more.

Seixal , Boats , GaivotasSeixal , Moinho da Maré de CorroiosSeixal , Tipografia Popular do Seixal

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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.

Moita

Moita

The Municipality of Moita integrates the Setúbal district and is on the left margin o Tagus Estuary.

Easy access to neighbor counties, district capital and Portuguese capital, over time developed a strong relationship with the Tagus River.

Stunning scenery in more than 20 km of the margin of the river, where the view changes between the green areas (salt marshes) with the blue of the river beach.

Characterized by his heritage and religious monuments it is also possible to make several activities in the county.

What to do?

Walks: There is a set of possible hikes through the county, along the Tagus River ,the old salt pans and bird, existing parks and gardens, the old salt pans and bird and Cais (XVIII Century), Shipyard River Beach and at Rosário.

Religious Heritage : Moita holds a diverse religious heritage a Igreja Matriz de S. Lourenço (Alhos Vedros, XIII Century) Igreja da Misericórdia (Alhos Vedros, XVI Century), Igreja da Misericórdia (Moita, XVII Century), Altar de Nossa Sra. Da Piedade (Moita, XVIII Century) and the Capela do Rosário (Rosário, XVI century)

Heritage: Amazing heritage that travels should see when travel to Moita, like Porta Manuelina (Moita, Century XV / XVI) “Moorish” Well (Alhos Vedros) and the Alhos Vedros Tide Mill that was used during centuries for the milling process of flour, built-in the seventeenth century are places of a cultural interest.

Cuisine: Land of sailors to the region’s gastronomy is strongly linked to the Tagus River, and it can be shown in several restaurants specialties such as Fragateiro Stew, Eels Stew, shellfish Rice , among others.

Bullfighting: A tradition since 1837 which records exist, but only in 1872 was completed the Bullring Nossa Senhora Da Boa Viagem, sometimes called Praça da Caldeira. In 1950 it was replaced by the current. It current to start the annual feasts of bulls from different parishes of the municipality.

Tennis: A set of infrastructure for the sport equipped with artificial lighting.

Swimming: In a pool with dimensions of 25m x 12, 5m.

Moita, Cais da Moita Moita , Interior of a Church Moita, Fogo de Artificio

Contact us if you wish to know more about Moita.

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.