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troia ruins
Explore History Feb 2019

The Roman ruins of Tróia, Comporta

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

troia beach
Feel the nature Feb 2019

Comporta, the kingdom of dolphins

Comporta is a wild place where nature is raw and preserved. It is an ideal place to disconnect from everyday life with family or friends.During your stay in Comporta, discover the dolphins living in the fresh waters of the Sado estuary.Corazon Roazes has taken up residence here at the mouth of the river. About three

casa da cultura comporta
Looking for beauty Feb 2019

“Casa da Cultura” of Comporta

The renovation of the former cinema of the village of Comporta and the adjacent rice barn gave birth in 2016 to Casa da Cultura (House of Culture). This cultural establishment, in the heart of the village, aims to promote Portuguese culture and craftsmanship. Temporary exhibitions of artists are organized in the gallery section of the

rice museum comporta
Explore History Feb 2019

Museu do Arroz, Comporta

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

beach restaurant Comporta
Eat and Drink Feb 2019

Beach restaurants at Comporta Portugal

Lunch at the beach is a real pleasure in Comporta in Portugal.This is an opportunity to enjoy the sun, while tasting delicious grilled fish. We see surfers and fishermen in discovering the specialty wines of the region. The atmosphere is relaxed and children play in the sand, everything is provided for an enjoyable time.  Praia

paddy fields comporta
Free your mind and body Feb 2019

Balloon rides in Alentejo

The Alentejo is a magnificent region. The landscapes are highly varied and admiring them from the sky makes them even more incredible.  During your stay at Comporta, take a flight in a hot-air balloon over this region offers breathtaking views. Drifting with the breeze, you can admire the whitewashed houses of Alcácer do Sal, the

yoga comporta portugal
Free your mind and body Feb 2019

Yoga facing the rice paddies

Tomás Mello Bryner began to study yoga in New York before spending several months in the Hridaya Yoga community in Mexico. In 2013, he went to India and followed yoga teacher-training courses in Rishikesh. He is also registered with the Yoga Alliance with a certificate of 500 hours of practice. Today, Tomás teaches yoga in

ferry comporta
Looking for beauty Jan 2019

When and how to get to Comporta in Portugal?

Where Comporta is located in Portugal?  Comporta is on the Atlantic Coast south of Setúbal, just over an hour from Lisbon. It is therefore quite possible to come and recharge your batteries in this uspoilt paradise for a few days during a stay in the Portuguese capital. The beautiful beaches and the authentic villages of Herdade

nature comporta
Feel the nature Jan 2019

Strolling in the rice fields

The rice fields are at the heart of life in Comporta and the history of the village. Rice has been cultivated here since 1925. These fields shape and colour the landscape according to the seasons. Whether they are green, yellow or a mirror-like pool of water, they instil magic and rhythm in this region. An

port comporta
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 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 unique architecture in

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