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    by windpaard Written Jun 6, 2010

    20 km from porto covo , there is the little city of VILA NOVA DE MILFONTES,with a huge view over a river,you have the activity of a little city and also a nice beach
    about 30(?) km from vila nova de milfontes you have a little placewith another spectular beach, ZAMBUGEIRA DO MAR,
    the 3 places and beaches are spectacular and they need a visit

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    by quartinb Updated Feb 27, 2005

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    the best beach in porto covo, among a dozen others. in the summer months it carries the european blue flag wich prizes the high quality of the sand and water as it is given all over europe to best ones.
    5 stars beach.
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    by acilina Written Mar 16, 2003

    In this picture you may see the green grass and the wild flowers. After some winter months closed in houses it's very refreshing to see this beauties!

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    by acilina Written Mar 16, 2003

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    This is the kneaded dough ready to make the good bread of Alentejo.

    In Porto Covo we had lunch in a nice restaurant named Marques, situated in the main square.

    Favorite Dish: Wonderful! We had several cold dishes, several greats salads. One made with octopus, another with codfish, other with squids.... All with olive oil, garlic, fresh corianders and onions. Delicious. Then cockles and lobster. All with that alentejano bread tosted with butter.

    making the alentejano bread
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Porto Covo Transportation

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    by windpaard Written Jun 11, 2010

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    outside the summer months,june,july augustus, there are only one bus a day direct to and from lisbon, the bus stops at setubal,santiago do cacem and sines and go further to vila nova de milfontes and zambugeira do mar
    you have to buy the ticket before boarding the bus,at the newspapers shop,largo marques de pombal,porto covo
    the bus to lissabon leaves about 9 o'clock, the bus from lisbon leaves about 17 h and arrives 20 h,www.rede-expressos.pt
    from sines there are a lot of busses from and to lisbon and there you have a connection to porto covo and vila nova de milfontes with a local bus, only workdays www.rodalentejo.pt

    with the train from lisbon station santa apolonia of intercampos till grandola and then with local bus to sines (rodalentejo)
    in the summer there are much more busses

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Porto Covo Off The Beaten Path

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    by Martin_S. Written Jul 9, 2011

    After visiting Mirobriga at Santiago do Cacem, we headed for the coast taking IP8 till we arrived at the IC4 where we went south. Just shortly after that turn we found a smaller road that run adjacent to the sea. This is where we found "our" beach. We enjoyed a picnic here for a short time as we still had to make it to Sagres, but it was well worth the detour from the fast and frantic main roads heading south.

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    by quartinb Updated Feb 27, 2005

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    If you are a fan of natural bathing , porto covo provides one fully aproved, authority wise, nude beach were you can go free and enjoy, and if you like, completly as you came to the world.
    note:pic taken in the autumn so no need for you to look for anyone without clothes because it was empty by that time. :-)
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