Figueira Da Foz
Figueira da Foz commands the mouth of the Mondego River which began near the city of Guarda and passed by Coimbra. The main industries are fishing and shipyards. It is from here that the British General, Wellington, landed with the first British troops in August 1808 to begin to drive the French from Portugal and Spain.

Figueira da Foz Chapel
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The Figueira da Foz chapel was constructed by the church in the mid 1990īs. The floor plan is the standard one for chapels built by the Church in Portugal

The town of Montemor-o-Velho is located in the fertile Mondego Valley. The town is dominated by the citadel built in the 11th century to defend Coimbra against the Moors. The walls of the castle enclose a very large area. MontemorOVelho
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