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Where is Porto Covo?

Porto Covo is one of the two civil parishes in the municipality of Sines, located along the western Alentejo coast of Portugal, about 170 km (110 mi) south of Lisbon.

What happened to Porto Covo?

Porto Covo never really achieved an important place along the Alentejo coast. The area on which it was located remained unsettled; the area between Sines and the River Mira were likely destinations for fishermen and traders then the village. Fishing tended to remain archaic and never really commercialized by its population.

When did Porto Covo become a parish?

Porto Covo became a civil parish on 31 December 1984, that included the island of Pessegueiro. The civil parish of Porto Covo has 48.73 km 2 (18.81 sq mi) of area, and today includes 1400 inhabitants (based on 2008 census).

What was the first settlement in Porto Covo?

The earliest record of human settlement in the area of Porto Covo dates to the Carthaginian trading along the coast. By the time of the conquest of Hispania by Rome, the island of Pessegueiro hosted a small fish processing centre (from archaeological excavation of salt tanks linked to this industry).

How to get to Porto Covo in Portugal?

Located near Sines on the western Alentejo coast, Porto Covo is, fortunately, very easy to get to. About 170km south of Lisbon, the fastest and easiest way to get to Porto Covo is by car. All you have to do is follow the A2 from Lisbon to the IP8.

What is the population of Porto Covo?

/ 37.852; -8.792 Porto Covo is one of the two civil parishes in the municipality of Sines, located along the western Alentejo coast of Portugal, about 170 km (110 mi) south of Lisbon. The population in 2011 was 1,038, in an area of 50.72 km 2.

What happened to Porto Covo?

Porto Covo never really achieved an important place along the Alentejo coast. The area on which it was located remained unsettled; the area between Sines and the River Mira were likely destinations for fishermen and traders then the village. Fishing tended to remain archaic and never really commercialized by its population.

Where to surf in Porto Covo?

In the village of Porto Covo you can find Praia Grande (much sought after by tourists). Near the north exit of the village, near the playground/garden. The access to the sand is good, the sand is big and the beach is sheltered by the cliff. It is a blue flag beach and very sought after by surf lovers.

What is the population of Porto Covo?

/ 37.852; -8.792 Porto Covo is one of the two civil parishes in the municipality of Sines, located along the western Alentejo coast of Portugal, about 170 km (110 mi) south of Lisbon. The population in 2011 was 1,038, in an area of 50.72 km 2.

What happened to Porto Covo?

Porto Covo never really achieved an important place along the Alentejo coast. The area on which it was located remained unsettled; the area between Sines and the River Mira were likely destinations for fishermen and traders then the village. Fishing tended to remain archaic and never really commercialized by its population.

What was the first settlement in Porto Covo?

The earliest record of human settlement in the area of Porto Covo dates to the Carthaginian trading along the coast. By the time of the conquest of Hispania by Rome, the island of Pessegueiro hosted a small fish processing centre (from archaeological excavation of salt tanks linked to this industry).

How much does a Porto Covo dinner cost?

COST: 12 to 15 euros per person (starters, dish, wine and dessert). It’s the most famous restaurant in the area. It’s located in Vila Nova de Milfontes about 12 or 15 minutes from Porto Covo. I visited once. I liked it but I didn’t think it was great.

Porto Covo became a parish only in 1984 and is included in the municipality of Sines. Besides being a fishing village, Porto Covo is also a pole of tourist interest, with its beaches of fine white sand. Its waters are transparent and rich in tasty fish that delight visitors. WOULD YOU LIKE TO FEEL THE SOUL OF PORTO COVO?

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