Immortalised by José Afonso, the "morena" village of Grândola was used as a code for the Armed Forces Movement to initiate the carnation revolution, on April 25, 1974.
The county of Grândola has today a unique environmental and landscape richness, where there are high value ecosystems - the Sado Estuary Natural Reserve, the Tróia Dunes Botanic Reserve and the Grândola Mountain Range.
Among the several beaches of the county are those of Melides, Galé or Comporta.
What to visit
- Beaches of Melides and Galé
- Typical Taverns of the County
- Pedestrian route signposted by the Serra de Grândola (route of the mountain range)
- Viewpoint of Senhora da Penha (18th century)
- Roman ruins of Troia