Peniche Travel, Articles, Photos, and Information

Discover and explore Peniche, a city in the country of Portugal. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Peniche helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Peniche. It is located on the continent of Europe and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 39.3575 and logitude 39.3575. [Map of Peniche].

Portugal's Coastline: A Photographic Journey

Portugal is a beautiful country with beautiful people and a long, rich history. Suffice to say; many things make Portugal a special place; from rolling hills in interior Portugal with their quilted la...

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Foz do Arelho: The Quiet Wonder of the Silver Coast

With a hypnotic and calm “lagoa” (lagoon) beach, contrasting the seaside tumult and rocky cliffs, Foz do Arelho is the quiet wonder of the Silver coast. Positioned directly west of the fri...

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The Gorgeous Beaches of Praia da Areia Branca

Looking for an adventurous swim? Look no further than Praia da Areia Branca, home to big waves and gorgeous beaches. Whether you're a first-time body-boarder or an experienced surfer, the waves at...

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Peniche: The Surfing Destination of Portugal

Enclosed by three breathtaking walls of deep blue ocean, Peniche is the surfing destination of Portugal and maybe all of Europe. Home to several renowned surfing schools, and what many consider the be...

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Baleal and Its Impressive Geology

The picturesque fisherman's village of Baleal is located on a peninsula, connected to mainland Portugal by a stretch of golden sand and a thin stretch of beach.  The clean, unspoiled beaches ...

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Portugal's Fortaleza de Peniche (Fort of Peniche)

Fortaleza de Peniche (Fort of Peniche), built in the sixteenth century on the island of Peniche, began to be used as a prison in the 18th century. However, it wasn’t until 1934, during the fasci...

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Berlengas Archipelago: Portugal's Nature Destination

Rising from the clear azure depths of the Atlantic Ocean the Berlengas archipelago lies only several miles westwards from the picturesque coastline of Portugal. The group of small granite islands may ...

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Is Portuguese Food as Good as the Portuguese Think It Is

Is Portuguese food as good as the Portuguese people say and think it is? The answer to that question is simple, yes…and no. Let me explain. After I first moved to Portugal in the beginning o...

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