Peniche is a seaside township in Portugal. It has a large harbor and it is well known as a fishing town. One of the diamonds of Peniche is the baroque Misericordia Church in the main square, where you can admire the fantastic painted ceiling with scenes from the new testament. If you want to see an old prison, then you should visit the impressive 16th century fortress. It had been used as a prison by the secret police of dictator Salazar, where political opponents were jailed.
- HOW TO GO
Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in The Magdalen Islands, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Quebec Canada
This area is one of the best destinations for visitors, as they can find whatever they need in all fields. Here you can really enjoy your vacations. There are three places that are highly recommended visiting either for their natural habitat or for their flora and fauna that Magdalen Islands feature. Those places are: Ile Brion, point De I’Est in Grosse Ile and Roucher aux Oiseaux.
A lot of people visit this place to satisfy their curiosity for cultural beauty, such as historical museums, but also for the impressive beaches of the marine beauty. Here you can enjoy kite surfing on one of the famous islands like Grosse Ile, Grande-Etree, Pointe-oux-Loups, Havre-aux-Maisons, Cap-aux Meules, Havre-Aubert.
These islands are ideal for those who want to perform an activity, as well as for those who want to walk, collect shells, swim, relax and admire the marine beauty.
During August the seawater temperature in Magdalen Islands reaches up to 18 degrees Celsius. Strong winds influence the climate of Magdalen Islands. Wind speed varies from 17 to 40 km/hour (9 to 22 knots) giving the opportunity of an extraordinary experience.
During summer the winds blow from the south-west and in colder seasons from the north-west. For beginners, a school is available to teach them the appropriate techniques for the best activity.
How to Get to Destination
If you are interested in trying out this amazing sport in this spot press the request button so as to give you more information and prices.