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

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20 Tips to See and Do at the Silver Coast


Suniest Beaches

Surfers paradise There are many beaches to the north and south of Peniche. Most of these beaches are very popular with surfers because of the superb waves. On this website you can see all beaches....

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...

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...

Most Beautiful Places

Strolling on authentic regional market makes you hungry The Mercado de Santana in Venda da Costa, right between the municipalities of Caldas da Rainha, Rio Maior and Alcobaça, is a true experience....

Beautiful gardens with baroque structures In Mafra you can visit the beautiful Cerco gardens. They offer a combination of baroque structures and wonderful gardens and water features. The wide paths...

The history of the monastry, a lovestory The Real Abadia (royal abbey) de Santa Maria is in many ways the heart of Alcobaça. It all started when King Afons I promised to give some land to saint...

Marinha Grande: The glass centre of the region Apart from the glass museum Museo do Vidro in the former residence of Stephens, where glass-ware of the 17th to the 20th century is on display, there...

Popular Activities

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...

For that one rainy day In Caldas da Rainha there is a great bowling alley: Bowling Caldas.

Lots of cycling possibilities Although the Portuguese are not very keen cyclists, the number of cycling paths is increasing and the government is working on the promotion of cycling. If you would...

The best country to play golf Although it all started in the Algarve, you can now find golfcourses all over the country. However, the best and most beautiful courses are at the Silver Coast! Bom...

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...

Funicular takes you up A funicular takes you from downtown Nazaré up to Sítio, the higher part of Nazaré. On the large square next to the church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, young and old get...

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!

A traditional Portuguese restaurant, with large open fire for cooking the meat. The restaurant is very well known with Portuguese people.

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

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...