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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.

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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.

Birdwatching Weekend

Birdwatching Weekend

Alcochete and Corroios will have a Bird Watching Weekend in October. The Grupo Flamingo – Associação de Defesa do Ambiente organizes this event that will  happen at Sapal de Corroios and Sapal de Alcochete.

The guides of the event will be  João Morais and Ana Ferreira. If interested, you must do the registration ( mandatory) till 30 September.

Schedules :

Bird Watching at Sapal de Corroios ( Seixal )– 1 October 2011 (Saturday)

  • 2 pm / 5 pm: Trip to Observation of Aquatic Birds
  • 5:30pm /7pm : Observation Point (Near Corroios Tide Mill, with Prof. Lima which recently released the book “Aves do Sapal de Corroios” ).

Birdwatching on Sapal de Alcochete – 2 October 2011 ( Sunday)

  • 3 pm / 6:30pm : Aquatic Birdwatching trip on Sapal de Alcochete.

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 airportt, reserve accommodations,hotel , choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Travel Portugal and travel Setubal.

Corroios Tide Mill

Corroios Tide Mill

The Corroios Tide Mill is dated from 1403 ( XV Century ), when D. Nuno Alvares Pereira give orders to build it. In 1404 it was donated, as well as all assets of holder, who was in the region to the Convento do Carmo, a religious order that he was Master.

In the eighteenth century was expanded has the result of the works, it was undertaken by Earthquake destruction of 1755.

In working order until now , was acquired by Municipality of Seixal that has done restauration works and open it to the public in 1986.

Ranked has Public Interest, the Corroios Tide Mill offers to visitors an exhibition named “600 years of grinding in the Corroios Tide Mill “. There is more Tide Mills in the Peninsula of Setubal.

Schedules : From October to May, closes on Mondays, open from Tuesdays till Fridays (9am/12am and 2pm/5pm), Saturdays and Sundays (2pm to 5 pm) . From : June to September on Saturdays and Sundays (2:30pm to 6:30pm). It is closed on Mondays.

Address : Quinta do Rouxinol, Corroios.

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.

Deolinda in Seixal

Deolinda in Seixal

Deolinda (World Music Portuguese band) will be on the next day on April 24th, 10pm in Seixal, on Praça 1º de Maio. After the latest song “Que Parva que sou” and amazing performances in Coliseu of Lisbon and Oporto, will play in Seixal for an intimate concert. Generally their concerts have great interaction between the band and the audience. Deolinda will play his latest work “Dois carimbos e um selo” ” was considered one of the 10 best albums of World Music, The Sunday Times and The Miami Herald) and of course songs from previous album “Canção ao Lado”. Deolinda has traveled the country from North to South with their tour and they will act also in Spain. Seixal will receive the unique concert of Deolinda on Setubal Region at Portugal Dream Coast. 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.