Welcome to Peniche

Peniche and the sea are inseparable. It is one of the largest traditional fishing ports in Portugal and a major Atlantic hub for maritime-tourist activities. Before heading to the beach, your visit to Peniche must include a walk through the historic centre. Besides the Nossa Senhora dos Remédios Sanctuary, the São Pedro and Misericórdia Churches, the Peniche Fort is a must-see. It was built in the 16th/17th centuries to defend the coast, together with the Fort on Consolação beach and the fort on the Island of Berlengas. It played a major role at various points in Portuguese history but its most recent purpose was to serve as a political prison under the Estado Novo regime, holding some of the most important public personalities in the fight against Fascism. You will learn all about it once inside, since it is currently the Peniche City Museum. In addition to fishing, which has always been one of the sources of income of its people, Peniche is also known for the art of bobbin lacework, perfected by the women while the men were out at sea.

Top Tours & Activities in Peniche

Peniche Surf Trip

Have a surf lesson and visit the most amazing sightseeing spots in the west coast which will certainly amaze you and take your breath away through the power of nature!

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Berlenga Private Tour – From Lisbon

Are you a Nature lover? You can't miss this tour!

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Transfer Peniche (Hotel/apartment From/to Lisbon Airport)

Torne a sua chegada e/ou parida de Portugal mais simples e confortável!

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Surf Experience & Day Tour To The Wild West Coast Close To Lisbon

Discover the pleasure of riding waves, and visit the wild west coast, close to Lisbon. Surf, fun, wild beaches, famous surf spots, yummy food, breathtaking landscapes and much more...

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Peniche: Full Day Sport Fishing Trip On Catamaran

Embark with us and come fishing on Peniche coast. There are a great diversity of species around here such as grouper, conger, snapper, mackerel, and sea bass amongst others. You can count with an experienced captain and a catamaran with plenty of space and excellent conditions not only for fishermen but also for their companions.

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Atlantic Frontier: Berlenga Island Small Group Tour From Lisbon

Spend a day on Berlenga Grande, an amazing island in the Berlengas Nature Reserve on this day trip from Lisbon. A complete experience that includes kayak, snorkeling, boat trips and tours in a stunning pirate-like scenery.

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Berlengas Catamaran Tour With Scuba Diving Baptism

Enjoy a different day on this 4.30h mini cruise where we will take you to see extreme beauty places along the coast of Peniche, to know the stories of the political prison, shipwrecks and pirate attacks. You can see the bottom of the sea wonders through our catamaran “glass bottom”. Take also the opportunity to do a scuba diving baptism in the crystal clear waters of Berlenga island!

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Surf Lesson In Peniche

We teach that surfing is not just a sport, but a remedy for life.

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Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro
Time Zone
GMT
Country Phone Code
+351
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