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Peniche, another sea to discover...

When you need to take a break from the pumping peaks of Peniche, here’s our Top 20 for sights and scenes around the town;

  1. See the Historical Centre of Peniche and be sure to visit the old harbour of Ribeira.

  2. A visit to the Fortress of Peniche and to the Municipal Museum is a must.

  3. Hit the road in your Ford and follow the route of the Churches of Peniche.

  4. Be sure to learn more at the Interpretative Center of Atouguia da Baleia, once an important fishing village.

  5. Who doesn’t love a little bobbin lace. Make your Mum a tablecloth at the municipal school lace workshop.

  6. Feast on the rich cuisine, where fish dishes prevail.

  7. Visit the City Market, where the best fish, fruit and vegetable products in the region can be found.

  8. Take a walk and enjoy a landscape that’s punctuated by wide sandy beaches and green farm fields.

  9. Walking along the limestone cliffs of Cabo Carvoeiro, visiting the Ponta do Trovão (Thunder Tip) and geo monument.

  10. Take your time at Cabo Carvoeiro and see Berlenga Island in the horizon, this was classified as Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2011.

  11. So many seabirds, so little time. See the birds that cross the sea between Berlengas and Peniche.

  12. Walking along the peninsula of Peniche through the green landscape of farms, shaped by its typical rubble walls.

  13. Travelling through the Natura West Route, from Cabo Carvoeiro, heading south, passing by the beaches of Supertubos, Consolação and S. Bernardino.

  14. Peniche is one of the best spots in Europe get your snorkel on.

  15. Catch a fish and eat it, Peniche is a top destination for fishing fans.

  16. Take a ride on the bike path between Peniche and Baleal, enjoying the scenery of dunes.

  17. Go for a walk in the Urban Park of the city, take a picnic.

  18. Attention all swingers, there’s plenty of golf and good times to enjoy as courses and spas in local area

  19. Enjoy a sunset drink in one of the bars of Peniche or Baleal.

  20. We don’t need to tell you twice, have fun amongst the lively local nightlife.

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