PORTUGALGAFANHA DA NAZARÉReasons to visit our townIt was given the title of “city” in 2001. With 14 756 inhabitants Gafanha da Nazaré was a town of fishermen and workers related to “secade bacalhau” (process of drying cod).The lighthouse was builtbetween 1885 and 1893. Itsoriginal power source waspetrol.The LighthouseHaving fun on the beach.Costa Nova – typical housesThese houses are made of wood. They are small andwere originally fishermen homes. The colours of thestripes were the same within the same family toidentify its members.Oudinot Garden Maritime MuseumIf you visit this Museum you can easily understand how deeplyour region depends on the Sea.An agreeable park with tennis courts. Agood place for picnics and to spend timewith the family.Once there, you can also visit theMuseum Boat - St André.St André – Ship MuseumAn old fishing boat, now a museum,displaying ancient codfish catchingtechniquesThis house symbolizes the home of arich farmer in the early 90’s.“Casa Gafanhoa”Barra Beach“Bacalhau” (codfish)The main industries of processing and drying codfishcan be found in Gafanha da Nazaré.