Troia portugal

troia portugal

Where is Troia in Portugal?

A lthough officially outside the Lisbon coast (it’s in the Alentejo region), Troia belongs to the city of Setúbal, which is the southern end of the Lisbon region, and is close enough to the capital to make it an easy day trip for fun in the sun and the sea . Wicker parasols and loungers are available in the summer.

What to do on the Tróia Peninsula?

The Tróia Peninsula, or the Peninsula de Tróia, is a gorgeous coastal gem with stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and pine-forested sand dunes. With great opportunities for cycling, golfing, and water sports, there is plenty to keep you entertained between sunbathing sessions on the beach.

How to get to “Troia Island”?

It faces west, and directly in front you see a sandbar known as “Ilha de Troia” (or “Troia Island”), which can only be reached by private boats, available for rent at the port of Setúbal.

What are the best beaches in Sol Tróia?

The Praia Atlântica is the main beach for Sol Tróia and is another magnificent beach, which is very similar to the northern tip. The eastern side of the Península also boasts some truly gorgeous beaches, but keep in mind that due to the fact that these waters come from the Sado Estuary, they are not suitable for swimming.

How to get to Tróia?

Tróia has important archaeological sites dating from the time when the peninsula was an island called Acalá, settled by the Romans . There are two ferries; one, a catamaran, carries only foot passengers from Setubal to the point nearest the mainland; the other carries cars, bikes etc. to a point some 4 km south-east.

What to do in the Tróia Peninsula?

Tourism is the peninsulas main activity due to its long beaches facing the Atlantic. There is a ferry boat connection between the peninsula and the city of Setúbal. Tróia has important archaeological sites dating from the time when the peninsula was an island called Acalá, settled by the Romans .

Is there a ferry from Setúbal to Tróia?

There is a ferry boat connection between the peninsula and the city of Setúbal. Tróia has important archaeological sites dating from the time when the peninsula was an island called Acalá, settled by the Romans .

What is Tróia known for?

A ferry boat docked in front of a beach, in Tróia. Tróia ( Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈtɾɔjɐ]) is a peninsula located in Grândola Municipality (parish of Carvalhal [ pt] ), Portugal, next to the Sado River estuary. Tourism is the peninsulas main activity due to its long beaches facing the Atlantic.

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