Shipbuilding industry in Wood

Vila do Conde
Description
Shipbuilding is one of the activities that characterize the region of Vila do Conde. It is one of the oldest industries in the country and date of the eleventh and twelfth centuries the creation of the first shipyards in this county and, at the time of the Portuguese expansion, most of the boats that departed towards North Africa and America were built in Vila do Conde. Although, since the sixteenth century, this activity has fallen into decay, shipyards are still one of its attractions.

Currently the shipyards are situated on the left bank of the river Ave, in Azurara parish.

 

Location: Vila do Conde
SAND & SEA

SAND & SEA

RNAL: 68141/ALModern house in the center of the village of Aguçadoura, beach at 300 meters, bus...
More info
Seafood Restaurant Via Mar

Seafood Restaurant Via Mar

 Located in a privileged place where the River Ave meets the sea, the restaurant has fantastic...
More info
Comments There are no comments from our visitors. Be the first to comment.
Evaluate: Make your evaluation