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  1. Figueira da Foz
    Towns and Villages
    Figueira da Foz
    Figueira da Foz took its name from its situation at the mouth (foz) of the River Mondego and it has developed into one of the main seaside resorts in the centre of Portugal. A cosmopolitan and lively city, it first began to gain in importance (...)

  2. Sesimbra
Photo: Associação da Bandeira Azul Europa
    Towns and Villages
    Sesimbra
    Sesimbra, a picturesque fishing town set in a sheltered bay, was founded on the hilltop around the Moorish castle that Dom Afonso Henriques (the first King of Portugal) captured in 1165. This castle fell back into Moorish hands in 1191, and was (...)

  3. Amarante
    Towns and Villages
    Amarante
    All visitors to Amarante will most certainly be impressed by two imposing natural features: the great Serra do Marão rising above the city in a series of majestic landscapes and the river Tâmega, the longest tributary of the river Douro, whose (...)

  4. Lamego
Photo: AS
    Towns and Villages
    Lamego
    Roughly 12 kilometres from the banks of the Douro, Lamego enjoyed a period of great prosperity in the eighteenth century when the city produced the so-called "fine wine" that later gave rise to the world famous Port wine. It is a very ancient city, (...)

  5. Porto Côvo
    Towns and Villages
    Porto Côvo
    Porto Covo continues to be the friendly fishing village full of small white houses that was rebuilt by the Marquês de Pombal shortly after the 1755 earthquake.Some of the greatest attractions for visitors are the many beautiful beaches sheltered by (...)

  6. Ponta Delgada
Place: Ponta Delgada
Photo: Turismo dos Açores
    Towns and Villages
    Ponta Delgada
    Ponta Delgada began as a simple fishing village whose fishermen were once attracted by its safe coves, but soon began to play the role of main port of the São Miguel Island.The city grew and in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the convents, (...)

  7. Fátima
    Towns and Villages
    Fátima
    With its origins deep in history, it was during the Arabian occupation that this settlement developed and was named. According to legend, during the Christian Reconquest, the Templar knight Gonçalo Hermingues, also known as Bringer-of-Moors, fell in (...)

  8. Zambujeira do Mar
    Towns and Villages
    Zambujeira do Mar
    Affording an excellent view over the beach, Zambujeira do Mar is a small fishing village where it is still possible to enjoy a feeling of great peace and tranquillity.The beautiful beaches are one of the main attractions for the many visitors that (...)

  9. Piodão
    Towns and Villages
    Piodão
    Buried deep in the Serra do Açor (a protected landscape area), which is full of breathtaking views, springs and pastureland, the historical village of Piódão is reminiscent of a crib because of the harmonious way in which its houses are arranged in (...)

  10. Cascais
    Towns and Villages
    Cascais
    Situated close to the sea and traditionally a fishing village, Cascais enjoyed an important period of development in the 14th century, when it was a major stopping off point for boats on their way to Lisbon, turning it into a very busy port at that (...)

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