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

Watersports

Enjoy the Portuguese sea Surfing The Atlantic Ocean is ideal…

Municipal museum of Batalha

Interactive museum offers you a historical journey The municipal museum…

Alcobaça

Centuries-old and active town In the 10th century a morish…

Restaurants in Batalha

Some nice and very good restaurants: from pizza to a…

Arco da Memoria

Triumphal arch with sea-view On the south-eastern slope of the…

Figueira da Foz

One of Portugal's major seaside resorts Figueira da Foz is…

Marinha Grande

Glass town with English twist Marinha Grande is located between…

Jardim do Cerco

Beautiful gardens with baroque structures In Mafra you can visit…

Portugal dos Pequenitos

In Coimbra you can visit Portugal dos Pequenitos, or Portugal…

Peniche

Peniche is full of history The town of Peniche is…

Golf

The best country to play golf Although it all started…

Fátima

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

Grutas Alvados / San Antonio

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

Hiking

Discover the Silver Coast by foot OESTE, or the west,…

Glass museums

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

Nazaré beach

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Best known seaside resort of the Costa de Prata The…

National Palace of Queluz

The Portuguese Versailles is definitely worth a visit Originally the…

Silver Coast Blog

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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…

Beaches

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

Worth-seeing

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

Casa Ceedina

Moderne Bed and Breakfast Tussen Lissabon en Porto staat Bed…

Farm Holidays Silver Coast

Back to Nature Our old organic vineyard is situated in…

Casa Boavista

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

Villa Limão holiday apartments

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

Casas Fruta

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Casas Fruta****

Spacious and luxurious holiday houses and swimming pool Casas Fruta…

Residence Casa Eme

Apartment with superb roof terrace New 2 bedroom apartment Residence…

Quinta da Vida Serena

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

Rota de Peregrino

Or the pelgrimage route Earlier I wrote about the history…

Monks Work anno today

In 1385 work began on the construction of the monastery…

A new place discovered

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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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