municipality and town in Setúbal, Portugal

Grândola is a municipality in Baixo Alentejo, Portugal.

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Grândola (GRUHN-doo-luh, /ˈgɾɐ̃.du.ɫɐ/) municipality has 14,826 residents (2011).

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  • 1 Grândola train station. PDF timetable. There are a few trains daily serving Grândola from Lisbon, Faro, and some smaller cities.  
  • 2 Atlantic Ferries, Cais Sul, Troia (near Soltroia neighbourhood), +351 265 235 101. Ferry service is available from Setúbal. There is also catamaran service to Tróia Marina.

The nearest motorway is the A2 (Autoestrada do Sul) to exit 9.

Intercity bus service is available from Rede Expressos from various Portuguese cities and from Rodoviária do Alentejo from various cities in the Alentejo region.

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Map of Grândola

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Roman ruins of Tróia
  • 1 Roman ruins of Tróia, Península de Troia, +351 939 031 936, . Discover the Acala island, as it was known in the days of Ancient Rome. A few minutes from Troia’s central area, travel back in time to the ruins of the largest center of fish-salting industry known from the Roman Empire, occupied until the 6th century. Wander among ruins of factories, tombs and tubs for hot and cold baths. New vestiges are being discovered every year, which you can see in the archaeological exhibitions, guided visits and thematic events. When you take a break from the beach, golfing or the marina, get a sense of Troia’s past and the history that shaped this area over time. National Monument in the world heritage tentative list by UNESCO. guided tour: € 7,50.    
  • 2 Grandola Mother Church (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Assunção, matriz de Grândola).  
  • 3 Grandola Museum of Sacred Art (Museu de Arte Sacra de Grândola), Igreja de São Sebastião, Largo de São Sebastião, +351 269 442 234, . free.  

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