Porto Covo

A rustic village that is famous for its beaches. The houses feature popular Portuguese architecture dating back to the 18th century, built to shelter the families that were left without a home at the time of the earthquake (1755). Egarding the monuments, a special note to the Mother Church, the Marquês de Pombal Square and, in the Ilha do Pessegueiro (Peach Tree Island), the Pessegueiro Fortress, of the 17th century and the Church of Our Lady of Queimada (14th century). Concerning the craftswork activities of the region, a special note to fishing, leather artefacts, wood artefacts, paper artefacts, silk painting and naïf painting.


Porto Covo
7520,Porto Covo


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