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Cabo Carvoeiro, Peniche village, lighthouse. Portugal
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Peniche is the Portugal's second fishing port (rock lobsters, tuna, sardines) as well as a ship-building and fish canning centre. Rampart ruins and a severe citadel recall the former military role of the town. A public garden which is great for a stroll, planted with palm trees, surrounds the tourism office. The city has tried hard, since the 19C, to resurrect its former speciality: bobbin-lace.

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Tourist attractions Peniche : Things to see and do

  • A very interesting trip allowing visitors to see a variety of islands, reefs, arches and most notably the sea caves hewn into the reddish cliff. The Furado Grande is a marine tunnel (70m) long which opens out onto a small creek ( Cova do Sonho), look..

  • A staircase leads from the inn to the lighthouse. Halfway there, in the background look at the site of the old fortress. Follow the path to the west, towards the Wild Coast. From the top of the rocks, you will enjoy a very pretty view over the foamin..

  • Anchored in the sea off the Cape of Carvoeiro, the island stands 12 km from the coast, a mass of red granite. It is the main part of an archipelago consisting of several islands: the Estelas, the Forcadas, and the Farilhões. It is a famous centre for..

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Hotels Peniche

  • Residência Diamante Azul I

    Rua Marques do Pombal P - 2520-000 Peniche

    Residência Diamante Azul I is set in Peniche, 400 metres from Peniche Fortress. Residência Diamante Azul I features free WiFi throughout the property. A TV is offered. The nearest airport is Portela Airport, 69 km from Residência Diamante Azul I.

  • Hotel Marazul

    Largo Padre José C. Leal, nº 1 P - 2525-810 Serra de El-Rei

    Located in the peaceful village of Serra d’El Rei, Marazul Hotel features bright rooms and a terrace bar with panoramic views. It offers free Wi-Fi and on-site parking. The hotel’s rooms have simple furniture and wooden floors. All guest rooms are e..

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Restaurants Peniche

  • Nau dos Corvos Comfortable restaurant 

    Cabo Carvoeiro ( junto ao faro ) P - 2520-605 Peniche

    The Nau dos Corvos enjoys a superb location on top of a rocky promontory right above the sea. It has an entrance hall with a display cabinet, live seafood tank, a panoramic private bar and a completely glass-enclosed dining room.

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