The culture of rice farming and fishing makes Comporta a distinctive region, rich and steeped in history. If you want to get to know it better, the Roman ruins of Troia will send you back in time, to an era when this part of Portugal was an important economic hub in the export of fish and seafood products. Other places you’ll find in this section are unmissable if you’re spending a holiday here and want to understand more about the region.


The Best Places around Lisbon

Explore History - Jan 2024

Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and has a lot to offer. Known for its 7 hills, wear comfortable shoes because if your goal is to walk you will reach your goal. However, every effort has its reward. The city has magnificent and cinematographic views. It is a city with a lot of history and


Comporta: Exploring the Vicentina Coast in Style

Explore History - Sep 2023

The Vicentina Coast, a mesmerizing stretch along Portugal’s southwestern shoreline, boasts a rare blend of untamed beauty and coastal allure. This region, characterized by dramatic cliffs, secluded coves, and rolling hills, captures the essence of Portugal’s natural splendor. Nestled within this coastal paradise is Comporta, a hidden gem that epitomizes relaxation and authenticity. There are

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Cais Palafítico da Carrasqueira

Explore History - Jan 2023

Comporta is home to a port balanced on stilts, untouched by time and suspended between sky and sea. Located in Carrasqueira on the Sado River who’s starting Alcácer do Sal. This small fishing port is built on a jumble of rough-and-ready landing stages made of openwork planks that rest on stilts. A paradise for lovers

Discover the beautiful Alentejo region of Portugal

Explore History - Oct 2020

For a holiday out of time, visit the Alentejo. Portugal’s largest region is above all one of the most beautiful. In the south of the country, stretching between Spain and the Atlantic Ocean, it conceals many treasures between medieval villages, unspoilt nature and wild coastline. Discover the many activities to do in the Alentejo and

Discover the historic city Alcácer do Sal

Explore History - Sep 2019

If you are on holiday in Comporta for a week or more, don’t hesitate to take a walk in and around the villages of Herdade da Comporta. Alcácer do Sal is, for example, a charming village typical of the Alentejo not to be missed. If you are leaving Lisbon, you can stop at Alcácer do

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Tróia Golf

Explore History - Feb 2019

The heart of the Tróia peninsula – in Comporta – is home to one of the most exciting and challenging golf courses in Portugal. The primary attraction of Tróia Golf is its magnificent setting. Set right at the edge of the ocean, it boasts glorious views of the beach and the magnificent Serra da Arrábida. 

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The Roman ruins of Tróia, Comporta

Explore History - Feb 2019

The Roman ruins of Tróia are located on a sandy peninsula, 10 minutes from Comporta . This site surrounded as it is, by the ocean, was once an important complex specialising in the production of salted and pickled fish. It was built in the first half of the first century and was occupied continuously until


Museu do Arroz, Comporta

Explore History - Feb 2019

The Rice Museum is located at the entrance to the village of Comporta in Portugal. It is devoted to local rice growing and related traditions. In this cultural space, we go back in time to better understand the impact of this atypical culture in the history and development of “Herdade da Comporta”. The museum is