Places to visit in Coimbra
Cantanhede is a city and region in the Coimbra District, in the Centro Region, Portugal. The populace in 2011 was 36,595, in a region of 390.88 km². The name "Cantanhede" originates from the Celtic cant, which signifies "extraordinary stone", and alludes to the quarries in the locale. It was the first Cantonieti, referenced in the documentation of the hundreds of years eleventh, twelfth and thirteenth additionally with the spellings Cantoniedi, Cantonidi and Cantonetu. Its first chronicled references going back to 1087, date on which Sisnando Davides, legislative head of Coimbra, gave the town fortress and advanced its repopulation.
With a very much protected urban territory lifted to city cidade status by the Lein. Agosto in August 1991, and being home to various expansive and exquisite houses, going back to the nineteenth century, Cantanhede was conceded foral in 1514 by the lord Manuel I of Portugal. Cantanhede is situated in the Coimbra District, in the Baixo Mondego subregion of the Centro Region, somewhere between the urban communities of Coimbra and Aveiro, in Portugal. Traditionally a noteworthy farming focus, Cantanhede is at the core of the Bairrada DOC which produces celebrated wines. The town is a home biotechnology park. It is one of the great place.