Sao Martinho do Porto
Located 100 km north of Lisbon on the coast.
The one-bay, with its fine sandy beach
and calm waters are perfect
From here you can trips to firms, as well as the nature and also the
enjoy gastronomic offer.
very popular is to play golf.
As would be the golf courses:
Praia del Rei, Peniche, or Vimeiro
On the south side of the bay, Salir do Porto.
Historic sites within a radius of 100 km
S. Marinho do Porto:
Cais, Miradoro do Cruzeiro, Monte do Facho, Igreja Paroquial,
Capela de Santo António
Salir do Porto:
Capela Santana, Ruinas da Alfândega, Pocinha,
Carro dos dos Dinosauros
The medieval town (Heritage) Obidos (20 km)
The fishing village of Peniche (50 km) and the Berlenga Islands
The Gothic town of Santarem and the Museum of Alpiarça,
The palace, the church and the convent of Mafra
The 2 palaces in Sintra, and the capital Lisbon (100 km)
To the north:
The church and the monastery of Alcobaça (20 km)
The Basilica and the Monastery of Batalha from the 14th century
The pilgrim Fátima (50 km)
The Castles of Leiria and Porto de Mos
The university city of Coimbra (100 km)
The monastery of the Templars in Tomar
The fishing town of Nazare (13 km)
Then and Now
S. Martinho do Porto is located 3 km from the A8 motorway
The place belongs to the municipality of Alcobaça and has ca.5000 inhabitants.
Since the beginning of the 20.Jahhunderts draws the fine sandy beach and the
off operations, almost entirely from the Atlantic closed bay, holidaymakers
In the 12th century, the monks used this natural harbor
and shipped from this wood from the forests of Leiria, the
was used for shipbuilding.
On the other side of S. Martinho do Porto Salir do Porto is located,
where once salt obtained evading was also located here
a shipyard and an old customs post.
In the bay to fish and shellfish from the Atlantic, there are
fresh fish daily.