Many of Northern Lisboa - Leiria’s highlights are within easy driving distance of Alcobaca, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two of the places not to miss are the fascinating Alcobaca Monastery and the remarkable Alcobaca Castle. Also worth checking out are Nazare Port and Nazare Beach.
Get active in nature at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Unwind and relax, play catch with the kids and catch some rays at nearby the Sao Martinho do Porto Beach in Caldas da Rainha.
While you are in and around Alcobaca, be sure to visit Batalha Monastery in Batalha and the Porto de Mos Castle. To get a little closer to Northern Lisboa - Leiria’s heart and soul, spend a little time at the area’s most important religious sites, such as the Sao Jorge Chapel in Batalha.
See Northern Lisboa - Leiria favourites, the U.D. Leiria, take on their rivals in the nearby Dr. Magalhaes Pessoa Stadium, Leiria. On game days follow the river of white and red, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fans in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Hotel Miramar Sul, Nazare, the Hotel Mare, Nazare and the Miramar Hotel & Spa, Nazare are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.