If you search in the Internet for “Milfontes dock” you will most certainly find pictures of the old dock. With all its cracks and its antiquated look, the old dock is missed by all who grew diving there, or those who have spent hours fishing there.
But like everything in life, it`s age dictated that the time had come to say goodbye to the old dock, and today, Vila Nova de Milfontes has a new dock. May not have the charisma of his predecessor and may not be the guardian of the memories of thousands of people, but nobody can deny that it is functional and modern.
The strength of the new Milfontes dock is its location. Looking to the left, our eyes see all the Mira River`s blue, with the Bridge highlighted in skyline. To the right, our eyes can follow the Mira course entering the sea.
A few meters away you can find the restaurant “A Fateixa”, one of the most renowned restaurants in Vila Nova de Milfontes regarding to grilled fish and other delights from the seabed preparation.
Although it isn`t one of the most obvious places when you think about the most important sights of the city, the truth is that the Milfontes dock should be part of the itinerary of any visitor.
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