Peniche, well known for being a truly fishermen village, where eating good sardinhas and drinking good wines is not an issue, Peniche is a gem dropped in the Atlantic Ocean and the tour to Cabo Carvoeiro lighthouse is well worth the drive or walk. Surrounded by ancient walls the town has other interesting sites like the old fortress near the harbour, recovered as a museum or beautiful churches decorated with azulejos.
Surf wise, Peniche is nowadays motherland of some of the best surf in the world, to the south of the city, Supertubos beach, hosts every year the Rip Curl pro Portugal, a top ranked event of the world
surf league.

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