Way to the West Coast
The so called Silver Coast or West Coast is the are that goes from Lisbon until Porto. It’s considered to be the most developed region of the country, with many important coastal cities.
Start in the capital, Lisbon and just go up north and let yourself be amazed by beaches like Peniche and Baleal, a famous attraction point of surfers from all over the globe. Follow to Figueira da Foz, an authentic coastal city, with large beaches and important sites. Finish in Aveiro and walk through the canals until the Ria de Aveiro.
Portugal’s capital has been awarded, best city in Europe many times over the last years.
Full of history and cultural diversity, the city of Light has several interesting sites to visit. Not only downtown, but in a 20 minutes distance ride you can find beaches, such as Costa da Caparica, or Cascais, with its historical center and famous Boca do Inferno, a rock formation where you can observe the strength of our nature and sea.
Finally, let yourself be dazzled by Sintra, the Mountain of the Moon, where a mysthical nature comes together with Man. Climb the Serra and discover one of the most romantic monuments in Portugal, Palácio da Pena.
Peniche & Baleal
Peniche and the sea are inseparable. With one of the largest traditional fishing ports, this place is also known for its beaches and the Peniche Fort which gives access to the Berlengas Nature Reserve full of mysterious stories and for many considered a paradise for diving. A wave blessed region, that attracts surfers from all over the globe to beaches like Baleal or Supertubos.
Figueira da Foz
Famous for its huge beaches, Figueira da Foz, is more than its beaches of clarity with more than 2km in length. Walk through the city and visit the beautiful Sotto Mayor Palace, and don´t miss the Clock Tower.
Known as the “Portuguese Venice” the city joins the Ria de Aveiro. Embark on a traditional boat and go through the canals, fall in love with the delicious regional sweets like the famous “Ovos Moles” and visit Costa Nova, a beach famous for its striped wooden houses.