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Europe,  Portugal

Peniche | The westernmost city in Europe

Peniche is famous for its gastronomy, its walled peninsula and the magnificent beaches that surround this rocky peninsula.

Peniche is an admirable city, located on a small rocky peninsula that stretches out into the sea. It is also a walled city in its connection to the rest of the land and has wonderful natural cliffs, resulting from the natural elements that have carved and worked it.

Peniche
Peniche ao pôr-do-sol

Location Map

Peniche is located in the centre of Portugal, near Lisbon.

Peniche

When we enter Peniche, we pass through one of the gates on the fortress wall of Peniche. This is one of the most visited places in the city and you can take a walk along its streets, along the walls and towards the fortress. 

The Fortress was built in 1557 by King D. João III and was completed almost a century later and now is one of the best-known postcard images of the city. The fortress is still known for having been one of the political prisons during the Estado Novo and today it is the Municipal Museum of Peniche.

Peniche
Fortress – Photo from taniadimas in pixabay

Next to the Peniche fortress is one of the busiest avenues and with the largest number of restaurants in the area. Here, fish is king and in almost all restaurants, on weekends, it´s difficult to find a table without having to wait or book in advance. This only happens due to the quality of its preparation and the freshness of the fish served there. Visiting Peniche and not tasting a Fish Stew, a Sweaty Lobster or a Grilled Fish is certainly not experiencing a complete experience. 


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Cabo Carvoeiro

At the other end of the city, we find Cabo Carvoeiro. In addition to the 27-metre high lighthouse, this entire area is of enormous geological and scenic wealth. This richness is associated with the various limestone cliffs and the strange shapes existing in these rocks, formed over the years by the action of the sea. Some have names, such as the Varanda de Pilatos, the Cruz dos Remédios Viewpoint or the Revelim dos Remédios Viewpoint.

Cabo Carvoeiro
Cabo Carvoeiro

At the distance is the Berlengas Nature Reserve. During our trip, we cannot visit it as there are only boats during the summer months. 

Cabo Carvoeiro

When visit

Peniche can be visited at any time of the year, but it is better to visit it at a time when temperatures are warmer and allow you to enjoy the sandy beaches of the nearest beaches. Also, visit in summer and reserve a day to visit the Berlengas Islands.

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Using the following links and tools on the website you are helping to maintain Scannertrip. This use is the same for you and you do not pay more for it. For Scannertrip it makes all the difference!!

  • To find the best stays use Booking. It is one of the best websites for booking stays and always with some promotions on some destinations. The reliability and ease of booking and cancelling make it even the most popular. 
  • To compare prices for your Stays you can use the Hotels Combined or hotellook. These search engines show different prices from other websites for the same destination. There may possibly be a lower price for the same hotel on another website and these search engines will show it.
  • If you need to fly, search for flights on a price comparator. We recommend the jetradar or the Kiwi.
  • When you are preparing what to do at your destination, you will obviously search for activities to occupy you. Use this activity comparator in the scannertrip provided by Musement, or tiqets or the civitatis.
  • Transfers to and from the airport can be purchased via the website kiwitaxi. So you don’t need to get in touch with the different companies in your destination looking for the best price.
  • If you choose to rent a car, also use the price comparators. The autoeurope website compares prices from different rental companies.

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Where to sleep in Peniche?

Peniche and its surroundings have many tourist accommodations, many of which are linked to the theme of surfing.

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Plan your trip using the following tools and/or website


Using the following links and tools on the website you are helping to maintain Scannertrip. This use is the same for you and you do not pay more for it. For Scannertrip it makes all the difference!!

  • To find the best stays use Booking. It is one of the best websites for booking stays and always with some promotions on some destinations. The reliability and ease of booking and cancelling make it even the most popular. 
  • To compare prices for your Stays you can use the Hotels Combined or hotellook. These search engines show different prices from other websites for the same destination. There may possibly be a lower price for the same hotel on another website and these search engines will show it.
  • If you need to fly, search for flights on a price comparator. We recommend the jetradar or the Kiwi.
  • When you are preparing what to do at your destination, you will obviously search for activities to occupy you. Use this activity comparator in the scannertrip provided by Musement, or tiqets or the civitatis.
  • Transfers to and from the airport can be purchased via the website kiwitaxi. So you don’t need to get in touch with the different companies in your destination looking for the best price.
  • If you choose to rent a car, also use the price comparators. The autoeurope website compares prices from different rental companies.

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