Consolação – Orthopedic

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To see Orthopedic” beach

 Located a few kilometers south of Peniche this village is known for its high level of iodine, frequented by people with orthopedic problems.

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Consolação – North beach

​Beach

A long sandy stripe stretching from the fort to Peniche , is a very popular beach, while, south of the fort the coast becomes rocky and wild.

​However both sides are widely used – the sand to general beach dwellers, the rocks to sun bathing with high levels of iodine.

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​Fortress

Built in the 15th century, the fort was destroyed by Lisbon earthquake, in 1755, and rebuilt a few years later, with a smaller size.

​Lost its military interest it was recovered and used first a institution for children’s holidays ruled by nuns, and since 1974 housing the local recreational association.

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Church

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Consolação – Fortress slopes

Iodine