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

Gokarting

Go karting Do you want to do some laps on…

Serra d’Aire e Candeeiros

Rugged landscape offers many hiking possibilities In the inland of…

Caldas da Rainha

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

Sítio

Funicular takes you up A funicular takes you from downtown…

Restaurante Solar dos Amigos

A traditional Portuguese restaurant, with large open fire for cooking…

Glass museums

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

Nazaré

Probably the most well known coastal village of the Costa…

Golf

The best country to play golf Although it all started…

Ginja de Óbidos

Ginja, liqueur with ancient history Óbidos is a major attraction…

Jardim do Cerco

Beautiful gardens with baroque structures In Mafra you can visit…

Tomar

Templars left Tomar an impressive castle Tomar is located east…

Fátima

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

Restaurante Sabores d’Italia

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

Wellness

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

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…

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…

Beaches

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

Quinta Antes o Vento

Child-friendly guesthouse in a peaceful environment A stay in one…

Casa Ceedina

Moderne Bed and Breakfast Tussen Lissabon en Porto staat Bed…

Guesthouse Bem Vindo

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

Casas Fruta****

Spacious and luxurious holiday houses and swimming pool Casas Fruta…

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…

Casa Boavista

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

 

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