Things to do in Peniche

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Things to Do in Peniche

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  • RLA1016
    Charleston, SC75 contributions
    Simply beautiful! A really stunning beach, great for surfers and walking. From there a drive around Peniche gives a wonderful flavor of the Portuguese coastline. We were there on a chilly winter day and there were several surfers in the water and beach visitors so I can only imagine how busy it is during the summer! There is free parking right by the beach and some information plaques in front of the beach.
    Written January 6, 2023
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  • Frank R.
    Heidelberg, Germany128 contributions
    Nice view and stunning coastline. It's worth to make a short trip to this place. Plenty of parking spots (after season) available.
    Written September 22, 2022
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  • Sam D
    San Diego, CA65 contributions
    Súpertubos beach bar was a great little place to wait for my husband while he surfed! Really good (and cheap) sangria and the food was decent!
    Written March 30, 2022
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  • 245olegv
    Madrid, Spain2,723 contributions
    This place is good for walking, viewing and taking pictures. Good for any age, however, someone should be very careful- some parts are really dangerous. A lot of fishermen any time, many tourists, stunning pictures.
    Written August 10, 2019
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  • Piero C
    London, UK35 contributions
    This place speaks a lot about the Portuguese modern history. Some of the National Democracy Fathers' have been held in there as Political inmates
    Written November 1, 2021
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  • Curtis B
    Alcobaca, Portugal579 contributions
    One of the best beaches in Portugal - good surfing, easy parking, good local cafes and surf schools.
    Written October 29, 2021
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  • potatofish
    Idaho791 contributions
    Visited but didn't have too much time to stay. It was worth the trip. Loved walking around the grounds.
    Written October 19, 2019
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  • nickandclaudia
    Antwerp, Belgium48 contributions
    Visited the permanent and temporay exhibition and the school of laceworkers. Interesting, and not taking a lot of time. Peniche still has 500 laceworkers and children are learning it again as well.
    Written October 29, 2018
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  • motorcar1
    Dublin, Ireland8,064 contributions
    We went to mass here on our Sunday in Peniche. It is a lovely church in the middle of the town. The interior was ver ornate and well cared for throughout the years
    Written October 17, 2022
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  • Malgorzata
    11,503 contributions
    Great place to visit. A very beautiful natural area. A really great place to catch your breath or stop, rewarded with a great view and beautiful rock formations. Incredible, ocean and rocks, really breathtaking. Perfect point to take photos for those who like rocks. It is worth spending some time looking at the vastness of the ocean that wash these cliffs. The power of nature wonderfully carved them. Worth a stop and admire the scenery.
    Written August 9, 2020
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  • Francisco A
    Aveiro District, Portugal17 contributions
    Quite and calm, without a lot of talking and shouting. It really makes a difference. With good places to have a meal nearby, this beach gives you one of the most beautiful sunstes over Peniche. I definetly recommend it. An advice: be ready for a water temperature arround 15ºC.
    Written September 24, 2016
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  • Ray V
    Chaves, Portugal357 contributions
    I really liked this statue because it shows us what the fishermen's wives used to do when their men were out at sea. This is a dying art now. I knew nothing about how this was done but was able to see a woman working once--not here unfortunately. I learned that the finished product was a lace textile made by braiding and twisting lengths of thread, which are wound on bobbins to manage them. A lot of hard work and time consuming.
    Written October 4, 2017
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  • Malgorzata
    11,503 contributions
    Cabo Carvoeiro Lighthouse began operating in 1790, being one of the oldest on the Portuguese . Building constructed to assist maritime navigation and is situated 3 kilometres from the Peniche waterfront over a promontory. It is the 27 metres high square tower, alongside a rectangular annex building. Great place to visit while enjoying the beautiful view and listening to the sound of the sea.
    Written August 22, 2020
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  • Joško M
    Dubrovnik, Croatia28 contributions
    Echo of centuries of loyalty and faith. Situated at the entrance to the city center, this statue of Madonna is a reminder on time when people believe that there is something above us and that we are not perfect beings.
    Written October 18, 2019
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