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History

The village dates from the year 1468, founded by the king D.João II. The first inhabitants were prisioners sentenced by minor delicts and fifty years after the village establishment the population was no more than ten families. The village was frequently attacked by pirates and a fortress was built in 1602. The fortress is commonly called Saint Clement's Castle

 

Tourism

This small village with a 5000 resident population has a great demand during holidays due to its fine beaches with clear water and natural beauty. Moreover, the surrounding area offers ecological tourism, paragliding training, a small safari park and beautiful hideouts with small waterfalls.

Beaches

There are several beaches near the Village being the most popular:

  • Malhão
  • Furnas
  • Aivados
  • Ribeira da Azenha
  • Foz

 

 

Apartamentos Atlântico  Eira da Pedra Lote 6 Vila Nova de Milfontes - 283 996623 / 91 9462022