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In São Martinho do Porto you can enjoy all kinds of watersport activities on the bay of São Martinho, or just relax on the quiet beach “Praia da Gralha”, close to the cottage. You can stroll along the boulevard, where you´ll find a variety of pubs, stands, shops and (seafood) restaurants. There are a few supermarkets, a tourism office with internet access, banks and a post office. There is a daily market with a lot of fresh fruit, vegetables and fish. Once every weeks you also have the antique fairs.In São Martinho do Porto you can enjoy all kinds of watersport activities on the bay of São Martinho, or just relax on the quiet beach “Praia da Gralha”, close to the cottage. You can stroll along the boulevard, where you´ll find a variety of pubs, stands, shops and (seafood) restaurants. There are a few supermarkets, a tourism office with internet access, banks and a post office. There is a daily market with a lot of fresh fruit, vegetables and fish. Once every weeks you also have the antique fairs.
Climbe the lighthouse, enjoy the wide views. Visit the medieval Óbidos or the famous monasteries of Alcobaça en Batalha, visit the caves in Serra d´Aire en Candeeiros, or go for a walk (there are beautiful walking tracks along the coast), or visit one of the many events (see calendar), or …
Below you´ll find an overview of all kinds of activities in the direct region, trips and a calendar with events.

SPORTS
sailingkayakdivingfishingsurfingparapentedelta planespeleologymountainbikingwalkinggolfkartinghorseback ridingfitness
TRIPS
Touristic villages Nazaré(8 miles) of Peniche(29 miles) (Ferry to Berlenga-islands, sea:Nature)Medieval Óbidos(15 miles); city has monumental status,great castle, various churches)Alcobaça(12 miles); Monasterie, serene architecture of cisterziënzer monks, theatre, famous for its ceramiekBatalha(24 miles); Monasterie, late gothic architecture, manuelino decorationsLeiria(29 miles); great castle, shopping centresSanctuary Fátima(34 miles)Caldas de Rainha(11 miles); Spa, XL supermarkets, shopping centresLisbon (by car 1h10min., interliner-bus www.rede-expressos., or train)
NATURE
Nature park (mountains) Serra d´Aire en Candeeiros(20km); famous cavesDonkey riding (for kids)Nice walking tracks along the coastEvery sunday morning; organised short walkLast sundaymorning of month: organised 8km walk São Martinho of Caldas or Rainha (09.00h Martinho/Caldas)Berlenga-islands (ferry departs from Peniche); a true bird paradise! Go snorkling or for a sailing trip!BEACHES
During the summer months de zomermaanden wordt op het strand aan de baai van São Martinho sport en spel georganiseerd (beachvolley, strandvoetbal, tennis, aerobics enz.)Other beautiful beaches nearby: Foz do Arelho, Cortiço, Nazaré, Praia d´el Rey(also splendid golf court!)

MUSEUM
Wine museum in AlcobaçaMuseum of holy art and etnography in FátimaGlass museum in Marinha GrandeMuseum of holy art in Sitio de NazaréArt museum ´Arte Popular`in Pombal

MARKET/ FAIRS
Daily small market (fresh fruit, vegetables and fish) in São Martinho do Porto (500 yards from the cottage)Market; every monday in Caldas de Rainha,Alcobaça en Batalha;every friday in Nazaré;every saturday in Marinha GrandeMarket; 2nd tuesday of month in AlfeizerãoAntique fairs; every month in various citiesKIDS
Bay beaches of São Martinho: calm water, a kids´ paradise!!Agua-splash; waterpretpark in Nazaré en in Peniche en in Mira d’AireDonkey ride, in Nature park Serra dos CandeeirosSports and activities in July and August on the bay beaches of São Martinho do PortoCaves of Mira d´Aire/FátimaZoo Lisboa: zoo with over 2000 animals, 400 speciesOceanium; expo-park LisbonCALENDAR
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