Salinas da Fonte da Bica

Fonte da Bica saline ponds are the only Natural ones in Portugal. They are located 30 Km. from the sea and have 40 tanks from which the salt is extracted from 10 metres depth. Between May and September the collection is done after the water being cached (which has about 200 to 300 grams of salt) and evaporated after 7 days.


Estrada das Salinas
2040,Marinhas do Sal


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Monuments near Salinas da Fonte da Bica

Dólmen de Alcobertas

This is one of three megalithic monuments that exist in Portugal. In the parish church of Alcobertas, this dolmen burial character consists of a camera and a c…

Casa Senhorial d'El-Rei Dom Miguel

The name of this manor house is justified with the fact that Don Miguel have stayed here before the battle of Almoster. In this manor are the ceilings painted …

Fonte de Assentiz

Also known as Moorish fountain, this place is loaded with symbolism, since it is that, in bygone days, there was over there many enchanted Moorish and many Moo…

Fonte de Marmeleira

Small font that makes the place even more cosy. In addition to the small water tanks can be seen a tile Panel and an inscription which dates from 1997, date of…

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