Arrabida - Most wonderful Portugal place!!!

The Serra da Arrábida is situated on an elevated north bank of the Sado River estuary in Setúbal Peninsula, Portugal, with the highest point at 501 meters altitude and peculiar characteristics of climate and flora. Its climate is temperate Mediterranean, with a rich flora in Mediterranean species such as holm oak, cork oak. The topo Arrábida is unknown. Some believe That of Castilian Rabida comes through the Arabic al-ribat, and argued that "arrábita `is a word of Arabic origin which roughly means" place of prayer ", connecting semantically to the verb" watch "in Arabic. Another hypothesis for the origin of the toponym as well as others in the region such as Évora, Sado and Sesimbra is people having origins in prehistoric and proto south of Portugal such as cónios and related to the megalithic culture. Here the poet lived Frei Agostinho da Cruz and Sebastian da Gama, who made the mountain a recurring motif in his works.

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