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Setubal Region, Portugal

A land of beautiful contrasts, Portugal offers industrial regions, like Setubal, gift wrapped in green vegetation tied with the blue ribbon of the river Sado.
Setubal is a region where history and religion have walked hand in hand with politics and thus have created a most attractive backdrop for a continuously evolving society. The Celtic and Roman influences are strong in its cities and have given rise to many of its beautiful attractions. Although the Spanish influence can'tbe neglected yet yet it is mainly the Franciscan who have molded the regional character the most.

Sightseeing in Setubal

The most important sights of the region are the Reserva Natural do Estuário do Sado, Sea and Marine Biology Centre, Azeitão with its wineries, The castle and the Convento de Santo António,Igreja do Convento de Sant'Iago. Apart from of course the following attractions:
  • St. Felipe's 16th-century fortress
  • Arrábida natural park offering beautiful beaches and unspoilt nature.
  • Monastery of Jesus
  • São Julião Church in central Setúbal
Accommodations at Setubal

Along with the state run luxury Pousadas there are a large number of options in accommodationsfor both budget and luxury travelers. Both bed and breakfasts and star hotels all exist by the galore and most can easily be booked through the Internet prior to leaving for the holiday.

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