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Have wanted to visit Nazaré & this Fort to watch the big waves for a long time but this was not to be! But the museum in the Fort was fantastic, showing the marine geology of the underwater canyon which forms the famous big wave...More
Very nice old fort in a unique location overlooking the rocks and the Atlantic ocean. The waves here can get pretty scary in winter time. Bring a good zoom and a sweater for the visit. It can be pretty windy and chilly even in the...More
A great place to see where the highest waves of the world have been surfed by the heroes of big wave surfing. From the high old part of Nazare a steep walk down towards north beach takes you to the lighthouse. The museum is well...More
it was not the period for the big waves. but on top of the hill and look form the fort, you can imagine what it mus be like. inside the fort there is a small exhibition of boards that took the waves. interesting to visit.
The fort overlooks the North Beach where surfers come in winter to confront the biggest waves in the world.
The fort has a small museum that explains the phenomenon that models these monster waves and has an interesting collection of pictures and surf boards.
This is a nice little fort we saw signposted from O Sitio as we were leaving. We did not go inside the Fort, but walked around outside along its walls to take int he crashing waves below and the great views of the North beach...More
This place is pretty cool. This is where the surfers ride some of the biggest waves in the world in the winter months. The cost to get into the Fort is one euro each so it’s very inexpensive from there you can walk around the...More