: Valdado dos Frades
: Valdado dos Frades (A8)
: Nazare Beach
: Praia d'El Rey
Car: not necessary
Nazare is a traditional fishing village 1 hour north of Lisbon. Its a beautiful old town with cobblestone streets, winding paths, historic buildings and a truly stunning beach ending in a dramatic cliff with a cable-car up to the old historic center. There are a line of shops, restaurants and cafes along the beach front.
Nazare is great for body-boarding and is close to top surf and golf spots. It can be accessed by car (1hr from airport), rail or bus and is close to historic Obidos, the university town of Leiria, Fatima, Albocaca, Sao Martinho de Porto, and the European surf capital - Peniche. Nearby golf courses include Praia del Rey and Bom Sucesso.
Lisbon is a major airport serviced by many airlines including Easyjet, Aer Lingus, Air France, British Airways, BMIbaby, TAP, Vueling & Germanwings and many more and is a 1 hour drive away. There is also a regular bus service between Lisbon and Nazare. Porto airport is further, but still only just over 2 hours by car.
Other Activities: Kite surfing, Water skiing, Wake boarding, Museums, Theaters, Cinema, Shopping Centers, Water park