Considered one of Europe’s best ‘small destinations’! Ericeira is a quite ancient town, believed to be connected with the Phoenicians. The sea has always had an essential role for the village and it was a very important port during the 19th century. This is the place where the Portuguese royal family escaped to their exile after the 1908 regicide. Ericeira is a popular beach destination, known for its natural beauty, welcoming atmosphere and delicious seafood.
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Discover the fantastic places Ericeira has to offer:
Considered Europe’s Mecca of Surf. Make sure you visit the surfers’ favorite beach.
Also known as ‘Praia do Peixe’, it’s the place where the Portuguese royal family left for their exile in 1910.
Important town church. The construction date is unknown but there are documents regarding it in 1446.
It goes back to the 15th or 16th century. Known for the contrast of the simple façade and detailed tile covered interior.
You won’t be bored in Ericeira. See what you can do here:
What better place to learn how to surf than in Europe’s Mecca of Surf?
The magnificent Ericeira beaches reach their maximum beauty in the sunset’s soft light.
It is worth losing yourself in the charming streets of this beautiful seaside village.
Artists like Richie Campbell, Gabriel o Pensador, Natiruts and many others have performed in this summer festival.
The village’s past and proximity to the sea contribute to Ericeira’s gastronomy. Get to know what to taste:
In this seaside village you can enjoy tasty fresh seafood dishes in a terrace.
The traditional bread based dish with a very popular seafood – lobster.
In places known for its sea and fishing, grilled fresh fish is always an amazing option.
Unique in the country. A type of dogfish, seasoned with salt, wrapped and left in a dark place without windows for 5 days. It is known for its strong odor.
Ericeira is one of the several places to discover in the West Coast. Get to know them!
'Fairy tale' region. Its 19th century mansions and fantastic landscapes will awaken your senses!
Cosmopolitan town with a beautiful bay. It's a former fishing village combined with the aristocratic life.
Admired for its medieval and romantic charm, the castle and its walls make this village unforgettable.
A small fishing town with a fascinating history and beautiful landscape. Nowadays it is popular for the giant waves.