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Gafanha da Nazare

Country
Portugal
State
Sao Joao da Madeira
City
Gafanha da Nazare
Type of Location
Multiple
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By air

Airports nearest to Gafanha da Nazare are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre
   
   Aveiro Airport (distanced approximately 3.2 km)
   Ovar Airport (distanced approximately 32 km)
   Espinho Airport (distanced approximately 37 km)
   Coimbra Hel Airport (distanced approximately 56 km)
   Coimbra Airport (distanced approximately 57 km)
 

Key places to visit
Forte da Barra de Aveiro, Lighthouse in Aveiro, Farol da Barra Fort, Chapel of Our Lady of the Navigators, House Gafanhoa, Museum Ship St. Andrew


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Places to Visit

Forte da Barra de Aveiro

The Forte da Barra de Aveiro, also known as Fort Pombal, Fort Gafanha New or Castle, located on an island adjacent to the Millstone Middle Island, parish of Gafanha of Nazareth, county Ílhavo, District of Aveiro in Portugal. The region of Gafanhas began to be inhabited in the sixteenth century and seventeenth. A lighthouse and a small fort built environment were at the mouth of River Vouga, integrating an effort to facilitate the navigation bar that involving dredging, shoreline remodeling and an increase in the adjacent sandbar, known since then as Triangle concentration of chains.

Lighthouse in Aveiro

The beacon of Aveiro and the Barra Lighthouse is the largest lighthouse in Portugal. Located on the beach of Barra, the city of Nazareth Gafanha, county Ílhavo, District of Aveiro. It was at the time of its construction, the sixth largest in masonry stone, while being currently the second largest in the Iberian Peninsula, which is included in the 26 largest in the world. It is a frusto-conical tower with white stripes and red and outbuildings.

Farol da Barra Fort

The Lighthouse of Barra Fort, or Fort Bar beacon is a beacon Portuguese which is located in Forte da Barra de Aveiro, classified as a Public Interest (IIP) by IPPAR, in the parish of Gafanha of Nazareth, county Ílhavo, District of Aveiro, in Baixo Vouga, the Center for Portugal. Tower of 19 meters with frustoconical gallery, white with narrow black stripes. The light is emitted from a pole mounted in the gallery.

Chapel of Our Lady of the Navigators

The Chapel of Our Lady of Navigators located in the Barra Fort, the village of Nazareth Gafanha, county Ílhavo district of Aveiro. The Chapel of Our Lady of the Navigators is the oldest Catholic church parishes of the peninsula Gafanha. Construction began on December 3, 1863, under the direction of the engineer Silverio da Silva Pereira. The cost of the work was 400 $ 000 reis. This building is State Property.

House Gafanhoa

The House Gafanhoa located in the parish of Gafanha of Nazareth, county Ílhavo district of Aveiro. The House Gafanhoa was opened November 11, 2000. This is a building that was purchased by the city of Ílhavo and delivered to the administration of the Group Ethnographic Gafanha of Nazareth, the entity that most fought for this space.CASA GAFANHOA museum is a center of Ílhavo Maritime Museum. This is a building of the early twentieth century, which reflects the life of a wealthy farmer of this region. The old house shows a filling totally dominated by furniture and utensils of the early twentieth century, a constant challenge to research and study as the first gafanhões bequeathed to us, showing a live simple, but practical, which today can not fail to be enchanted by simplicity that comes off of everything.

Museum Ship St. Andrew

The Museum Ship St. Andrew was a vessel fishing for cod Portuguese. It is currently moored at Pier Garden Oudinot, parish and city of Nazareth Gafanha, county Ílhavo, District of Aveiro in Portugal. With the function of ship-museum, is in pole Ílhavo Maritime Museum. It was built in 1948 on a site of the Netherlands, commissioned by the Fishing Company of Aveiro, as a trawler of cod, trailing side. Was recorded in the Captaincy of the Port of Aveiro in the following year ( 1949 ), with the number A-2309-N, the year he made his first trip to the seas of Newfoundland. The first Captain was Ilhavense Bela Joseph Pereira.

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