From the regal grandeur of Baixa´s weathered tenement blocks to the buzzy up-and-coming commercial area around the Rua Dom Pedro V and the atmospheric Bairro Alto district, few cities wed tradition and modernity as convincingly has Lisbon. The Portuguese Capital has its charm in everything from food to hospitality and culture to nightlife and trendy shops. The seven hills comprise Lisbon´s Landscape putting together an amazing set to discover.
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Lisbon´s beach village Costa de Caparica has Europe’s longest continuous sandy shoreline facing the Atlantic Ocean, making it the perfect spot for sun worshipers and water sport junkies alike. You can find good waves all year round, suited to your level, with right and left beach breaks, making consistency one of the most important surfing aspects in Costa de Caparica. Expect everything! From the desert beaches where no one to be found near Fonte da Telha, to the lovely and picturesque fisherman´s village Cova do Vapor just next to Rio Tejo.
Nature lovers will find in Mata dos Medos (tr. Fear Woods) located in the Protected Landscape of the Ancient Beach of Costa da Caparica, the perfect set for a trekking experience, or for an afternoon yoga session.
Costa de Caparica has a daily routine that can be very distressing. The market where you can buy fresh fish and veggies, the beach bars where you can have a nice meal or a drink, everything is at walking distance. There is also a promenade where you can run by the sea at the end of the day, or pump your skate for some long runs while searching for the best surf break for the afternoon session.
Surfing next to Lisbon is a unique experience. You can enjoy a wonderful sunset after a surf session or you can head to the city center nightlife to have some dinner and a drink in one of the Europe´s trendiest spots. Tough choice?! Any choice you make will turn out to be a good one.