Canoeing is a popular outdoor activity in Tomar

When I left Portugal more than 20 years ago, you couldn’t see many floating vessels at Nabão River (Rio Nabão), except for a very small number of boats stationed near Santa Iria Inn (Estalagem de Santa iria), in Mouchão Park, for tourist purposes. Nowadays there is a thriving sporting activity in the City of Tomar, called canoeing. Hardly a day went by that I didn’t see someone riding a canoe or groups of young guys and girls practicing this paddle sport in the waters of Nabão River. Here is a few photos of people enjoying this water-based sporting activity in Tomar.

Canoeing in tomar, Portugal

Large group of canoeing enthusiasts gathering at Nabão River in the City of Tomar, Portugal

 

Canoeing is a popular sporting activity in the City of Tomar

Canoeing in a very popular sporting activity in Tomar. Many people, especially boys and girls practice this paddle sport at Nabão River in Mouchão Park

 

Canoeing, a water based sport in the City of Tomar in Portugal

Two young canoeists paddling around Nabão River near the wood bridge that crosses both sides of Mouchão Park in Tomar

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