Not yet spoiled by mass tourism

Not yet spoiled by mass tourism

You'll find here what the Algarve is missing

You'll find here what the Algarve is missing

The beach resorts are still authentic

The beach resorts are still authentic

You can reach it from Lisbon in no-time

You can reach it from Lisbon in no-time

The weather is nice, all year round

The weather is nice, all year round

Costa de Prata

The Silver Coast is a fantastic area for hiking. On this web site already more than 100 routes are listed.

Please select a place in the menu on the left and click on the route for details.

Information submitted by John Miller and Lies Vermoesen.

20 Tips to See and Do at the Silver Coast


Suniest Beaches

Sun space all around In the Torres Vedras there are several beaches, like Praia Azul, Santa Rita and Santa Cruz. On this page you can find more information.

Best known seaside resort of the Costa de Prata The main beach of Nazaré lies behind a high cliff, on which Sítio is situated. Because of this, there is less wind at this beach. In high season you...

Place to be São Martinho do Porto has always been ‘the place to be’ voor people from cities like Lisbon. Because of the specific location of the bay, the beach and the sea are accessible for...

Tranquil beach Salgado beach is a vast beach located between São Martinho do Porto and Nazaré. Usually the sea is fairly rough, and the beach can be quite steep, so it's not the most suitable beach...

Most Beautiful Places

Portugues sentimental song full of melancholy Fado is the most popular folk music in Portugal. This Portuguese of way singing about life can be traced back to early 19th century. It originates from...

Islands close to Peniche are beautiful nature reserve The Berlengas archipelago, Ilhas Berlengas, is a group of small islands off the Portuguese coast at about 10 km. from Peniche. The whole of the...

Parque dos Monges: for active monks (and everyone else) Just outside Alcobaça is the Parque dos Monges (Monks Park). This is a very large park offering recreation, adventure and education. There is...

Hypermodern museum on bloody battle In São Jorge (between Aljubarrota and Batalha) you can find the Battle of Aljubarrota Interpretation Centre, one of the most modern museums of Europe. By using...

Popular Activities

Go karting Do you want to do some laps on the track, and relax on the beach after that? That’s also possible at the Costa de Prata! There is an outdoor track near Lourinhã, Bombarral, Batalha, and...

Discover the Silver Coast by foot OESTE , or the west, is an area in the centre of Portugal, and is part of the Costa de Prata or Silver Coast. This mainly green area knows bright light and a mild...

Enjoy an organised activity Adventure By You offers all kinds of activities and excursions, like dolphin spotting, horseriding on the beach or inland, bicycle tours, or a wine excursion. Tours are...

Enjoy the Portuguese sea Surfing The Atlantic Ocean is ideal for surfing. Some of the most popular surf beaches are at Nazaré, Baleal and Peniche. You can rent your gear and/or book some lessons at...

Nicest Towns

In Conímbriga one of the largest Roman settlements of Portugal was found, and therefore declared National Monument. The remains are of a very good quality. You can see an aquaduct of about 3...

Probably the most well known coastal village of the Costa de Prata Originally Nazaré was a fishing village. Not so very long ago the fishermen used oxes to pull the boats out of the water, helped by...

Friendly village at a beautiful and calm bay São Martinho do Porto is a friendly village overlooking a famous shell shaped bay with a very narrow entrance from the sea. Because of this the water in...

Peniche is full of history The town of Peniche is located on a peninsula. In the Roman ages Peniche was still an island, but over the years coast and island grew together. In the 17th century...

Best Restaurants

A very good and cosy Portuguese restaurant, that has won a number of awards already. Tip: order a 'meio dose' for your main course, because the starters are enormous!

This restaurant is close to Buddha Eden , It has a lovely atmosphere, good food and wine, and a friendly staff. A real topper.

For the tastiest pizzas and pasta View on the bay, good food, friendly service.

Restaurant with panoramic view over Nazaré and the sea. Fresh fish as well as good meat dishes, served in a beautiful restaurant on a great location. The restaurant's speciality is octopus, there...