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“sunset”(8 reviews)
Alcacer do Sal 7580, Portugal
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

of simpler times and traditional way of life. Unique harbor with various wooden docks and associated fishing boats

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wwglobetrotr
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Carrasqueira is still the most traditional village within the Comporta Estate and the Cais Palafitico takes you back in history to see how for years the local fishermen have set sail from this destination. Photo's taken here at sunset, will probably be some of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

this is well worth a detour, so quaint and a view of years ago. the town is cute with a bunch of great little restaurants

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Beautiful place to visit. All is wood construction, done by the local fishers. Great place for the photographers (amateurs or professionals) for a beautiful sunset shot. wear the anti-mosquito product.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chirik68
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This small wooden harbor is located at 7 kilometers from the city of Comporta and is worth the journey. It consists of small wooden houses and footbridges. Having seen it at both low and high tide, we preferred the high tide. The only concern for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank leonardo_1964
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This place doesn't look much from the road but once you step onto the wobbly boards there are wonderful, spooky and magical views. It is so worth the visit. The local town is also very nice with lots of restaurants which had unfortunately stopped serving...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

Curious place where the boat docks are made with sticks and boards. Very beautiful at the sunset and during high tide. Be careful if you decide to walk on the boards. They are very old and some may be broken. You can take nice photos...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vitor A
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

A place to remember, always... I recommend a walk there on the sunset... very special and romantic! It’s a single place, very interesting historically and very nice for photographing!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nonomt
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Interesting to see and an incredibly photogenic place at sunset. In the summer, bring your repellent, mosquitoes will devour you!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank anasarmen2
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Was a pleasant surprise! Some would think they have traveled to Asia and are standing somewhere in Bangladesh or Vietnam etc..such is the similarity! Indeed this is the reality of how this village lives and the great seafood they provide us tourists!

Date of experience: April 2018
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