Masterpiece of architecture popular in the dock palafítico Carrasqueira, unique in Europe, is built on wooden stakes irregular, seemingly fragile, the decades of 1950 and 1960, serving as the fishing boats dock there that acostam. Why are buried in the mud, sometimes in the water, according to the tides.

Integrated in the natural reserve of the Sado Estuary, the riverside village retains an impressive network of piling that extends hundreds of meters by the muddy estuaries of the river Sado.

Point tourist attraction, is one of the most visited sites in the county, the pier remains, however, to fulfill the mission for which it was built: allow access to the boats of fishermen, even during low tide.

Over the many piers rise from small houses built of wood, which serve as storage.

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