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

20 Tips to See and Do at the Silver Coast


Suniest Beaches

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...

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....

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...

Most Beautiful Places

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...

In these 'brother caves' you can admire thousands of stalactites and stalacmites Although the Santo António caves were discovered in 1955, and the Alvados caves in 1964, they are always mentioned...

The caves of the fox The Grutas da Moeda are in São Mamede, on a distance of about 2 kilometres of Fátima. The caves were discovered in 1971 by 2 hunters who were following a fox. The fox escaped in...

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...

Popular Activities

New bathhouse offers 19th century wellness In the 19th century Nazaré was wellknown for its warm seawater baths to help relieve backaches and for slimming. In the 20th century there were 2 "warm...

Centro de BTT Portugal's first official mountainbike centre, the Centro de BTT, is located in the naturepark Serra d'Aire e Candeeiro s. There are 7 routes in the area, varying in distance and...

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...

For shop-aholics If you love to shop, the Costa de Prata is also the place to be, because there are many shopping centres in the area. You can find them in the list below. There are also some...

Nicest Towns

One of Portugal's major seaside resorts Figueira da Foz is a lively and cosmopolitan seaside resort at the mouth of the Mondego River, it’s main asset is its wide and extensive sandy beach. The...

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...

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...

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!

One of the best restaurants in São Martinho do Porto and region Regularly changing menu and lovely views.

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...

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...