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This large agricultural town is a commercial wine, cereals and wood centre. Between Cantanhede andAnçã (10 km to the south-east's) the fine white limestone known as Ançã rock is extracted. As easy to work as wood, this limestone was much appreciated by the architects and sculptors in the region, mainly those of the Coimbra school. In time, it takes on an ochre colour but has a tendency to crumble.

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  • Parish Church

    Praça Marquês de Marialva P - 3060 Cantanhede

    This church harbours several sets of 16C sculptures by Jean of Rouen, the most noteworthy being the retable of the Virgin and the tombs surmounted by statues in the chapel of the Holy Sacrament.

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  • Varziela

    Rte de Mira P - 3060 Cantanhede

    This pleasant excursion a few kilometres from Cantanhede is a chance to see a chapel boasting a reredos carved from Ançã stone, attributed to Jean de Rouen.

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  • Praia de Mira

    N 334 et N 234 P - 3060 Cantanhede

    This is a vast sandy beach which stretches as far as the eye can see. Battered by waves and bordered by the pine trees occupying the few undeveloped areas. It swarms with visitors in the summer and at week-ends. Here, you can occasionally witness tra..

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