Written by: Tibor K

Silver Coast region

Peniche region

The Fortaleza – these days a museum. A mix of local archaeology, history of region and exhibitions. It served as a jail for political prisoners. Town’s coastline – walk or drive along the road from Peniche to the Cape Carvoeiro. Barragem De S. Domingos – a beautiful place to relax, walk, cycle or go canoeing. Cape Carvoeiro – probably some of the best sunset views in Portugal. Obidos – a romantic medieval village with 13th-century castle. Labyrinth of picturesque cobblestone streets. Colourful houses filled with flowers. Shops are piled with local handicrafts, delicacies and liqueurs. Boat trip to Berlenga island – natural haven in a virtually unspoiled state. Location of many bird species. Follow the pedestrian walks to the grottoes or to the Fortress. Buddha Eden – another hidden gem. Close to Bombarral town. Many Buddha statues, terracotta warriors, an art sculptures. Plants, trees, fish, birds with the lake in the middle.

Silver Coast region Surf Atlantic

Silver Coast

Sintra – surreal mixture of history and fantasy. Fairytale palaces, incredible vistas and museum collections. Tomar – city of great charm for its artistic and cultural wealth. The Templar castle & the Convent of Christ is a must. Nazaré – the most famous fishing town in region, possibly in Portugal. Unique in many ways with an atmosphere of times gone. Located on a rocks 100m above, Sitio provides wonderful views over the bay. Lisbon – Europe’s second-oldest capital. Built on a series of hills. Scenic vistas from every angle. Close to sandy beaches. State-of-the-art aquarium. Alcobaca – the Abbey of Santa Maria is in an excellent state of preservation. Centre of a porcelain and pottery industry. Many shops around the central square. Batalha – famous for its magnificent monastery. A stunning stonework and beautiful design. Surrounding the monastery are tailored gardens.

Silver Coast region Surf Atlantic

Silver Coast region is a winning vacation option. Sunny days on magnificent beaches with clear ocean, charming villages, fine food & wine and sports activities.

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