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Explore history Feb 2019

The Roman ruins of Tróia

The Roman ruins of Tróia are located on a sandy peninsula, 10 minutes from the city centre. 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

Explore history Feb 2019

Museu do Arroz

The Rice Museum is located at the entrance to the village of Comporta. 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 located in

Explore history Jan 2019

Cais Palafítico da Carrasqueira

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, this small fishing port is built on a jumble of rough-and-ready landing stages made of openwork planks that rest on stilts. A unique architecture in Europe This outstanding example of

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