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Best things to do in Peniche

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Portuguese Restaurant
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“MUST MUST MUST! Tasca do Joel is one, if not THE BEST restaurant in Peniche. The food is exceptional, the setting is super nice and the price is quite reasonable given the gastronomic experience. My favourite dish here is the Braised Seabass and Mussel Rice (I've translated this from the Portuguese name, so it might be a bit different on the menu). ”
51 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“Well-known seaside town, beaches, historic, good seafood restaurants (fishing port). Unique rock formations along coastline. International surfing & windsurfing spot (lessons/equipment rental available). Boat trips to Baleal Island or dolphin watching, deep sea fishing, snorkeling ”
57 locals recommend
Police Station
“ was built in 1557 by King John III. It was one of Portugal major defense forts until the 19th century. The views are outstanding & its a fabulous building to view & excellent for photo's.”
22 locals recommend
Café
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“Plenty of beach bars with music to the small hours! Very popular with the surfers and young people. ”
52 locals recommend
Bar
“Very casual beach bar located right on the beach. Great place for a sunset drink or even morning coffee. Live music and late night parties during the summer.”
30 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Cabo Carvoeiro marks the tip of Peniche’s rugged peninsula and is a much-loved symbol of the portside city. Admire the heritage lighthouse that looks out across the surging ocean from the cliff top or learn about the cape’s vivid natural history.”
25 locals recommend
Beach
“One of the Best Surf Spots in the World , where the World Championship takes place in October !!”
21 locals recommend
Beach
“Beautiful place to visit/walk/swim or simply roam around-calm and wavy beaches-depends which side you opt for, surfing schools, kiting, great views, tasty food. We been told in the winter time the tiny road is flooded especially if the weather is windy. Park at the big parking as enter the mini island is only for residents. Just go around to see tiny, mini beach, cool cliffs and you can climb up to the higher spot of the cliff. There’s a bike path along if you prefer to cycle around.”
10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Best "Prato do Dia" (for meal)! Just in front of Baleal beach, you could enjoy the meal with the best views. They usually have Live Music at night. Also a meeting point for the people in Surf Camps in the surroundings.”
15 locals recommend
Route
“Pastelaria TINA MAR Doçaria caseira, acolhedor inserido num espaço jovem e moderno”
3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Set on the beach at Baleal, this is a very popular spot. Mostly burgers but excellent. Ideal after a day on the beach to watch the sun go down.”
12 locals recommend
Establishment
“Fantastic seafood and fish restaurant a very cool restaurant setting. This is our favourite fish and seafood restaurant in Peniche”
21 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Praia D’El Rey is arguably one of the most stunning golf courses in Europe. Set among extensive pine forests and undulating dunes, with spectacular views over the Atlantic and the Berlengas Islands beyond. The 18-hole golf course was designed by the renowned American golf architect Cabell B.Robinson and was inaugurated on 14th June 1997. Deep bunkers, sloping greens and sandy dunes contrast sharply with the lush fairways, making it the complete golfing challenge.”
9 locals recommend
Route
“Local ideal para passeio numa avenida histórica repleta de Restaurante e Bares, uma das atrações turísticas de Peniche. Ideal place to stroll in a historical avenue full of Restaurant and Bars, one of the tourist attractions of Peniche.”
4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Amazing original drinks, super nice set up, stunning sunset view, great service and groovy friday nights...”
11 locals recommend
Beach
“Globally famous thanks to its tubular waves. It is located in the National Ecological Reserve Zone. Recognized for its environmental quality, it was awarded the “Blue Flag” and also the flag that stands for “Beach Accessible to All”. The Beach of Supertubos is the stage of one of the most prestigious competitions, on a national and international level, between all-waves related sports.”
15 locals recommend