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Ericeira - Portugal B'side

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District: Lisbon

Trivia: This fishing village, which was once one of the most important ports in the country, is today the 1st World Surfing Reserve in Europe.

Some points of interest: República Square, Fort of São Pedro da Ericeira, Fishing port, Ribeira d'Ilhas beach

Some activities: Walking tours in urban and rural environment, Water sports, Gastronomic tours.

Typical: Fisheries, Surf, Shellfish, Pastry.

The Ericeira village is located in the Mafra municipality, Lisbon district. This parish dates back to 1229, despite having been previously inhabited. Its port was the main driver of growth, with a once considered the most important customs of the country. Today Ericeira continues its fishing tradition which reflects in the excellent gastronomy, particularly in the freshest shellfish. The pastry also stands out. For being a place where the iodine is very present in seawater, is very popular for baths that combine perfectly with its magnificent beaches. This blessed coast also has a set of ideal conditions for surfing, and is the only global reserve of the sport in Europe. This status boosted the nautical sports tourism and consequently also other structures for various adventure sports. Come and meet a young and relaxed atmosphere and delight with the specialties of this ancestral village, with excellent accesses from the Portuguese capital.

Recommended time:

1 day