FIGUEIRA DA FOZ
Figueira da Foz, a unique port and seaside town, known for the authenticity of its fishing port, sinful sailors, salt culture, rice paddies, and all Portuguese traditions, all in one city.
The town at the mouth of the Mondego River, located 40 kilometers from Coimbra, with extensive white sand beaches, invite to a relaxing holiday. The city has some of the most beautiful houses of the beginning of the century, where it is not uncommon to find Art Nouveau and Art Deco elements nestled in the streets of the old quarter.
Clock Tour - Figueira da Foz
In the evening the city is unveiled thanks to its Casino which offers daily shows, games rooms, bars and restaurants of traditional Portuguese cuisine, it is one of the biggest evening entertainment centers in Figueira da Foz. Next to a multitude of bars, clubs, disco and outdoor cafes, housed in the historic streets of the old country, which lead to a breathtaking esplanade, with views of the expanse of the beach and its famous tower. 'clock. If you prefer quiet nights, try a long walk by the sea. Going along the main street by the sea, you will arrive easily on the side of the city of Buarcos which offers stalls selling items and souvenirs. all kinds, as well as rides that can entertain children of all ages.
Figueira da Foz offers throughout the summer period, entertainment, festivals, traditional festivals, concerts ... that can animate your purposes for days and evenings throughout your stay.
During the day, many activities are possible in this city of many facets. The beaches of white and gigantic sands, leave a tranquility and an ease of access for the most solitary, with the largest families. Football fields, basquette, bike or running tracks, volleyball, CrossFit, fitness circuit, are available for all, to liven up your beach days and satisfy the greatest number.
In the city, various activities, Jet ski, boat tour, introduction to surfing, acrobranche, bowling, visit the ancestral "Mercado" (typical market of the city) figueira da foz, go see a traditional spectacle of bullfighting Portuguese (with all the respect and elegance preserved to the bulls), parks for children and lovers of sliding sports (bike, skate board, rollers ...), shopping center.
Without forgetting, to go up to the point "greenhouse of boa viagem" to admire from the top of a hill, the sunset which will dazzle you to overflow the whole city.
Staying on Figueira da Foz you have the opportunity to visit, with easy and quick access, many famous sites of this country of conquistadores.
Montemort o velho 20min from figueira da foz, where is located a restored castle of 1064 AD, which in the visit offers in addition a panoramic view of the region and the opportunity to have a coffee to enjoy the soul of this place.
Casino - Figueira Da Foz - Portugal
Coimbra is a 30-minute drive to a historic city, with its famous and huge university of medicine, its pedestrian shopping streets, its majestic church, and its large shopping center "Foz Plaza" that will satisfy every shopper.
Only 45min from the small Venice Aveiro, 47min from Batalha and its ancestral Monastery, 54min from Costa Nova the typical fisherman's town and colorful houses, 55min from Nazaré and its typical women with 7 skirts, 1H17 from one Portugal's largest city Porto, 1H50 from Lisbon Capital ... and many more treasures to see.