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.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Kite Landboarding in Costa da Caparica, Almada, Lisbon and Coast Portugal
It’s an old fishing village in the municipality of Almada along the western coast of Setubal in Portugal.
It’s a tourist destination. The beach of Costa da Caparica is the largest contiguous beach in Portugal and it’s about 30 km/18 mi. Walk under the acacia and eucalyptus trees, breath the fresh air of the Atlantic ocean and enjoy the hospitality of the villagers. For religious men, the old Capuchin Monastery, on the cliff above the beach is waiting for you. It was founded in 1558.
Take your land-board, and let’s sing ‘upside down, kite-land-board you turn me…’. It could be Diana Ross, but it’s you when the adrenaline explosion happening, while you practicing this fantastic sport. In case you need an expert, there is a kite-land-board school at your disposal.
In Costa da Caparica, you can spent your free time with your friends in the tasteful restaurants or drink a coffee and discuss your experiences in this beautiful place. When you don’t kite-land-boarding, you can relax in the nice accommodations.