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Comporta: a must see destination

Comporta is located in Alentejo. More specifically, in Alcácer do Sal and about an hour from the Portuguese capital. Its wonders are already known worldwide, and even deserved the award of "obligatory destination", in the words of the famous travel magazine "Condé Nast Traveler". Between climate, beaches, ports, traditions and gastronomy, Comporta is a Portuguese pearl. A visit to this destination is indispensable if you want to see the best of Portugal.
Comporta is a region that promises those who visit it days where the diversity of options will not be exhausted as there is everything to see and do. Here, calmness, fun, tranquility and party will join hands to dance together in the promise of dreamy days.

1. A visit to Comporta
There are many things to see in Comporta. If you are passing through, you will not be able to resist seeing the largest port in Europe, the Plafítico da Carrasqueira Port, where you can enjoy the breathtaking views that create a true postcard of the region.
Also a visit to the famous Arroz Museum, which since 2011 has surprised visitors in the space where the Rice Milling Factory used to be, will be indispensable for those who want to know more about the art and history that permeates the processing of rice and its planting.

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2. Fun times
In addition to the cultural aspects, animal life has a notable role in this region. Among the many activities that can integrate, those in which you can come in contact with the natural world stand out as you get to interact with animal species. Horseback riding is popular, and there are also places for interaction with farm animals.
Nearby, Tróia and Setúbal will be vibrant destinations that will appeal to visitors. In addition, throughout the region of Comporta, there are hidden caches, named for the small treasures of the famous game "Geocaching". A unique opportunity to make a real "treasure hunt" that will take you to the most beautiful and hidden places of the region.

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3. On the white sands
But do not let yourself stay in one place. Allow yourself to relax a little on the wonderful beaches of clear sand, where they hit the waters of the Atlantic.
This maritime kiss will certainly help to frame the best of summertime pleasure in your visit, letting you enjoy the best of Alentejo beaches, feeling the tender warmth of the Lusitanian sun and the embrace of the summer weather.
The beaches of Comporta will invite you to lie in the sun ... but that's not the only thing you can do! You can also go diving to get to know the seabed or take part in beach sports such as volleyball and football.
In blue flag beaches, where the environment is a general concern, there will also be an opportunity to become one with clean and healthy nature. An example of this will be the Aberta Nova Beach, where the dunes rise high and the beach invites the observation of an untouched and natural setting.

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4. Savouring Comporta
The flavours of the sea prevail in Comporta. Choco rice, seafood soup and clams with Bulhão Pato are some of the flavours that can be enjoyed in this region and will be accompanied by a velvety Alentejo wine.
If you do not know where to go, you can always follow the suggestions of Traveler, the international magazine, and look for the delicacies of the bar / restaurant "Sal".
Tasting the local cuisines will undoubtedly be the best way to taste Comporta and enjoy the experience.
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