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Miradouro da Azenha do Mar

The mill Village of the sea and its picturesque fishing port represents one of the main places of interest in the municipality of Odemira and Alentejo Coast.

The place of the watermill from the sea, in the parish of St. Teotónio, is a recent community. He graduated in the 1960, When did the idea and the chance to have better life in harvesting of algae. Then, as in the rest of the rural world, the peasants without properties, they faced harsh living conditions and without income alternatives that do not was emigration to the cities or abroad. It was then that by this time there was a man whose origin is uncertain and that fostered the idea of the harvesting of seaweed gave money.


So this site featuring a Cove protected by high cliffs and within easy reach, with a drinking water source and the passage of a small Brook, which fertilizava arable land, was gradually occupied by families in the area who were its luck. The name of the place is due to the existence of a Watermill that with strength motive of ribeira, served to grind the cereal.

Source: Official Website

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    The chapel of our Lady of the sea, patroness of the town and its people, which annually, to celebrate, to August 15.

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  • Praia das Furnas Rio
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