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Peninsula de Troia description and photos - Portugal: Lisbon Riviera. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The name in English is Peninsula de Troia.
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The Troya Peninsula is located in the municipality of Grandola, next to the mouth of the Sado River. Recently, this peninsula has become a favorite vacation spot for those who like to enjoy the sandy beaches that stretch along the Atlantic coast and encircle the peninsula.
The peninsula is located 40 kilometers from Lisbon, from the city of Setubal you can reach this unique region by ferry. The ferry crossing to the peninsula is of two types. One ferry transports pedestrians, and the other ferry - transport, which transports cars, bicycles, etc. Very often vacationers come to Setubal by bicycles and cars, and then go to the peninsula. Therefore, the second type of crossing exists just for them.
The Troy Peninsula is a place which is also of interest to archaeologists. The first written information about the peninsula dates back to the Romanesque period, when the peninsula was the island of Akala, on which a Roman settlement was located. The coast is located in the natural park of the Arrabida Mountains, so lovers of flora and fauna will be interested to see rare birds of prey and other inhabitants.
Today, many hotels are built on the peninsula, which are located near the ocean. Some hotels have their own golf courses, which is convenient for fans of this sport. There are casinos and restaurants that offer traditional Portuguese dishes.
The peninsula is famous for the fact that large dolphins and bottlenose dolphins live in the coastal waters. Ships that leave from the marina and from the city of Setubal,
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