Sines

Sines is located on the southwest coast of Alentejo and the southern part of the County, is part of the Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina, which stretches from Are the Algarve Torpes. The capital of the County is the birthplace of Vasco da Gama, discoverer of the sea route to India. Be sure to visit the castle of Sines, Vasco da Gama (Sines Museum), the Chiesa Madre (mother church) of San Salvador, the statue of Vasco da Gama (tribute of Sinienses) and the Church of Nossa Senhora das Salas. Walk in the historical center of the city is mandatory. This extends along the cliff, from the castle to Fort of Ravelin. Stepping through the marginal, will meet the numerous beaches of the municipality which are characterized by diversity and great beauty: the hidden by towering coy tour escarpments, the extensive beaches, perfect for hiking. The food press for fish dishes, with highlight to the grills, seafood and bread and feijoada of búzios. Sweeten the meal with a "Vasco", Small cake to almond base. In one of the many terraces enjoy the salads and snacks typical of the area. Sines is the stage of the World Music Festival that, every year, brings renowned artists to the city and thousands of people who do not want to lose the most famous event of "world music" of the country. Discover the beauty of Porto Covo, Alentejo, typical village where stands out the Largo do Marquês do Pombal, inspired in the Baixa Pombalina.

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Where to eat in Sines

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