Palmela 2011 Location

Palmela 2011 Location

Palmela is a charming small town centered around a fortified castle at an altitude of 378 meters at the edge of the Arrábida mountain range, 40km south of Lisbon and 10km north of Setúbal. It’s a semi–rural town, right in the middle of Portugal’s biggest urban area. Portugal’s first king, Afonso Henriques, captured Palmela from the Moors in the mid-12th Century after a surprise attack on the King of Badajoz. Its past strategic importance is evident given that the views from here are astounding, taking in vast expanses of...

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