Not yet spoiled by mass tourism

Not yet spoiled by mass tourism

What the Algarve is missing, you'll find here

What the Algarve is missing, you'll find here

The beach resorts are still authentic

The beach resorts are still authentic

The reachability from Lisbon Airport is excellent

The reachability from Lisbon Airport is excellent

The weather is nice, all year round

The weather is nice, all year round

Fátima

One of the larges pilgrimage places in the world. Whether…

Tomar area

Aqueduct with 180 arches About 4 kilometers northwest of Tomar…

Buddha Eden, Garden of Peace

Remarkable garden is place for reconciliation The Buddha Eden Garden…

Glass museums

Marinha Grande: The glass centre of the region Apart from…

Restaurante O Cabeço

Cosy restaurant high above Alcobaça. Great location, cosy restaurant, friendly…

Sintra

Culturally very rich area where you can easily spend a…

Wellness

New bathhouse offers 19th century wellness In the 19th century…

Nazaré

Probably the most well known coastal village of the Costa…

National Palace of Queluz

The Portuguese Versailles is definitely worth a visit Originally the…

Markets in the area

Weekly markets •    Sunday mornings Santana market near Benedita; and…

Tomar

Templars left Tomar an impressive castle Tomar is located east…

Restaurante Granada

One of the best restaurants in São Martinho do Porto…

Cycling

Lots of cycling possibilities Although the Portuguese are not very…

Golf

The best country to play golf Although it all started…

Watersports

Enjoy the Portuguese sea Surfing The Atlantic Ocean is ideal…

Jardim do Cerco

Beautiful gardens with baroque structures In Mafra you can visit…

Active holidays

For an active holiday or a just a sportive day The Costa de Prata is sunny, has beautiful historic places…

Welcoming Stays

The Costa de Prata offers a wide selection of accommodations Child friendly places, or a quiet retreat for couples, modern…

Worth-seeing

Too much to mention! Maybe the main reason why the Costa de Prata is so renowned, is the huge number…

Beaches

Clean, sunny and spacious The Silver Coast has several types of beaches. There are beaches with everything you need, other…

Silver Coast Blog

The bloggers -who are reside, live and enjoy here- do like to share their everyday worries at the Silver Coast…

Casa Ceedina

Moderne Bed and Breakfast Tussen Lissabon en Porto staat Bed…

Villa Limão holiday apartments

Spacious, luxurious and sunny holiday villa The beautiful Villa Limão…

Quinta da Vida Serena

Authentic Portuguese farmhouse Welcome to our restored, rustic, authentic Portuguese…

Casas Fruta****

Spacious and luxurious holiday houses and swimming pool Casas Fruta…

Casa Boavista

Klein paradijs nabij strand Ons domein met 4 charmante vakantiewoningen,…

Guesthouse Bem Vindo

"A wonderfull stay with an amazing view!" Brand new, sleek…

In addition to all culture and beautiful beaches, Central Portugal appears to be a paradise for cyclists

Sister Marian and brother Frans explored this year the area by bike. Of course you need a bit of condition and the right equipment to do fine in this hilly area. As they  say: "A good decision because with a full breakfast there is enough energy to start the journey with confidence." They are experienced bikers, several times they cycled from the Netherlands to southern France, and Germany to Prague. Say, the sports branch of the family.

Published in Silver Coast Blog
Monday, 08 June 2015 19:26

Cycling

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 like to explore the area by bicycle, you can contact for example Buka Bike, or Bikerent Silvercoast. You can pick up the bikes at their place, but they also deliver the bikes at your holiday rental.

At BikeIberia you can rent a bicycle for the whole of the Iberian peninsula. Please make sure you make your reservation at least 72 hours before rental date.

 

Published in Active holidays