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…

Waterparks

Water fun for the whole family! At the Costa de…

Jardim do Cerco

Beautiful gardens with baroque structures In Mafra you can visit…

Batalha

Batalha is located in the heart of central Portuga With…

Marinha Grande

Glass town with English twist Marinha Grande is located between…

Palace of Mafra

Palace is baroque heart of Mafra In Mafra you can…

Restaurante Pangeia

Restaurant with panoramic view over Nazaré and the sea. Fresh…

Leiria

Stunning city with castle in the valley of the river…

Horseriding

Exploring the area by horse For riding lessons or hacks…

Scubadiving

Experience the underwater world of the Costa de Prata In…

Aljubarrota

Village with rich history In 1385 the battle of Aljubarrota…

Museums in Caldas da Rainha

Caldas da Rainha has a history of the artisanal and…

Restaurante Sabores d’Italia

Excellent Italian restaurant, superb dishes and great staff This restaurant…

Caldas da Rainha

This city 'The queen's hot springs', arose around a health…

Conímbriga

In Conímbriga one of the largest Roman settlements of Portugal…

Grutas Alvados / San Antonio

In these 'brother caves' you can admire thousands of stalactites…

Óbidos lagoon

Beautiful lagoon invites you for some activities This vast and…

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…

Welcoming Stays

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

Active holidays

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

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…

Quinta da Vida Serena

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

Casa Boavista

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

Casas Fruta****

Spacious and luxurious holiday houses and swimming pool Casas Fruta…

Guesthouse Bem Vindo

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

Monks Work anno today

In 1385 work began on the construction of the monastery…

Rota de Peregrino

Or the pelgrimage route Earlier I wrote about the history…

A new place discovered

It's been almost three years that we came to live…
Thursday, 08 October 2015 15:25

Markets in the area

Weekly markets

•    Sunday mornings Santana market near Benedita; and in Pataias, north of Nazaré
•    Mondays in Caldas da Rainha (at McDonalds turn left to Rio Maior, the market is at the 3rd roundabout)
•    Mondays in Alcobaça (next to Continente supermarket), and Batalha
•    Thursdays in Malveira
•    Fridays in Nazaré
•    Saturdays in Leiria (near football stadium) and in Marinha Grande

Daily markets

•    Vegetables / fruit market in Caldas da Rainha (Praça da República)
•    Vegetables / fruit / fish market in São Martinho do Porto

Fish market in Caldas da Rainha

Jumble- and antique markets

•    1st Saturday of the month in Peniche
•    2nd Saturday in Leiria
•    4th Saturday in Marinha Grande
•    1st Sunday of the month in Óbidos
•    2nd Sunday in the park at Caldas da Rainha
•    3rd Sunday in Alcobaça, next to the monastry
•    4th Sunday in São Martinho do Porto, at the Avenida Marginal

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Thursday, 08 October 2015 15:00

Malveira market

Popular market with varied supply

In Malveira, a few kilometers east of Mafra, there is a large market on Thursdays. It is a very popular market, every week people from all over the region come to Malveira on market day.

There are all kinds of things for sale: fish, vegetables and fruit, clothes, furniture, tools, chickens and rabbits, and much more.

 

Published in Cosy markets