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

Suniest 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...

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...

Versatile seaside resort close to Leiria São Pedro de Moel is a small sea resort, at about 20 kilometers from Leiria. The Portuguese people like to spend time on the beaches of this village. Also...

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....

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....

Caldas da Rainha has a history of the artisanal and industrial production of ceramics. The colourful azulejos (tiles) are a good example. The history of ceramics in this town is also the 'raw...

Back from the Past In February 2018 the Dino Parque is opened, a large park near Lourinhã where you can see many dinosaurs in full size. www.dinoparque.pt At Bairro (between Fátima and Torres Novas)...

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

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...

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...

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 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

Glass town with English twist Marinha Grande is located between Leiria and the coast. Since the second half of the 18th century it is the centre of glass manufacturing industry. The Royal Glass...

One of the larges pilgrimage places in the world. Whether you're religious or not, this place is absolutely impressive. In the spring of 1917 the 3 shepherds children Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco...

Village with rich history In 1385 the battle of Aljubarrota was fought between the Castilians and Portuguese aristocrats. Lead by João, the Portugese won the battle. This victory became symbol for...

Picturesque fortified town continues to fascinate South of Caldas da Rainha, is the town of Óbidos. Óbidos is a fortified town located on top of a hill, and still encircled by high walls. Once the...

Best Restaurants

Cosy restaurant high above Alcobaça. Great location, cosy restaurant, friendly staff. And the food is amazing! The restaurant is quite popular, so it's a good idea to book a table.

Some nice and very good restaurants: from pizza to a culinary night out Close to the monastry of Batlha you find several Pastelarias where you can have a coffee and enjoy the Portuguese 'doces', but...

Excellent Italian restaurant, superb dishes and great staff This restaurant is officially the best restaurant in the area.

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