Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Top 5 - Beaches near Lisbon

Summer is just around the corner so, it is time to enjoy the sun and there’s no place like the beach to do so.

One of the good things about Lisbon is its location, a feature that makes it one of the few European capitals to have the most diverse offers to those who visit us.

In Lisbon one can enjoy the culture that the city has to offer, a secular history to learn and several
nearby beaches to visit. The beach is not the main reason why tourists visit Lisbon, but once you’re here there are beaches at half hour away, which make it pretty easy to visit and enjoy.

Here we introduce you to the Top 5 – Beaches near Lisbon that you should visit in case you’re looking to get a Portuguese tan:

1 – Caparica
An unbeatable beach front that stretches for many miles. It is one of the main destinations for locals and it features the Transpraia, a train that connects Caparica town to Fonte da Telha beach.

2 – Grande
Very popular amount surfers and body boarders, Praia Grande has the longest unbroken stretch of sand in the area, offering a good variety of bars and restaurants.

3 – Carcavelos
This is the broadest and longest beach along the Estoril coast and although near to Lisboa, Carcavelos still offers good water quality.

4 - Lagoa de Albufeira and Meco
Located in the Southern part of Caparica in a unique setting these beaches are only accessible by car. Lagoa de Albufeira, a lagoon popular for wind-surfing and Meco famous for the traditional and picturesque village.

5 - Estoril and Cascais 
At 30 min distance in a train ride from Lisbon, these beaches get very crowded because of the size and are supported by a huge variety of bars and restaurants.

3 comments:

  1. Bonita foto....poderiam falar da foto....Foz do Arelho....nem uma palavrinha relativo a isso.

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    1. Obrigado pelo comentário, a utilização da foto deve-se como menciona à beleza da mesma, mas como o artigo se refere a praias mais perto de Lisboa não mencionámos a Foz do Arelho. Fica prometido para um próximo texto.

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  2. It was wonderful to read your experience about the journey. Great advise and Guide.This was the most popular place ....nice post,I really want to go there Travel Agent in Delhi

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