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Things to do in Lisbon: Visit a Snail Farm

enjoying the snail experience

The technical name is heliciculture, but in practice it is the production of snails. The summery snack of many Portuguese can be an interesting business, especially the “caracoleta”, whose size allows year-round income and with a price that compensates for its captive exploitation. The Helix aspersa maxima are hermaphrodites, so it is here that the question of…