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Where history meets the coast

Historical and cultural tour along the stunning cliffs

  • 18 euros
  • Ponta da Atalaia

Service Description

Datasheet Format: linear/circular Start: Ponta da Atalaia End: Arrifana Fort Duration: 2:00h Distance: 7km Degree of difficulty: adaptable Description: If you are interrested into a walk where history and culture meets the nature, this is perfect for you! our walk brings you along the coast over cliffs which look out over the sea where you can admire the beautiful geological formations created over the centuries, the local Mediterranean flora that serve as a habitat for the fauna, especially resident and migratory birds. as told before history is an important matter during this adventure! the first important sight dates back to the Muslim era in Portugal with the ruins of the Ribat of Arrifana, which is the only one in the country! leaving the medieval period behind we jump to the the second war world with an aerial battle, the Battle of Aljezur. Portuguese culture and customs have always been linked to the vast ocean which surrounds Portugal, since the age of discoveries to fishing still practiced today, for this reason we will address memories of this so important phase in world history as well as talking about fishing as an economic activity that served as subsistence for thousands of Portuguese. We will take you to know and learn what is best here. This tour is adaptable in its difficulty and distance, so it is customized especially for you. Points of interest: - Ribat of Arrifana - old fishing port - monument battle of Aljezur - history Aljezur/Portugal - Mediterranean nature - Arrifana fort - natural viewpoints Must bring: -Water and snack -Suitable footwear -Sunscreen - Fresh clothes - hat included: - water/orange juice - local fruit

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Herdade Monte Do Sol, Aljezur, Portugal

history meets culture
aljezur center
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