Experiences

Surf Trip Peniche, Figueira da Foz and Porto

Lisbon, Portugal
from
€1.270
per person

Duration

7 days

Tour type

Private

Group size

up to 6 people

Languages

English, Portuguese

Overview

As we move along the coast to the North area of Portugal the landscape changes, giving space to more green and diverse areas, fresher and more humid climate. Looking back to Portuguese history you will find out that the North was the cradle of the nation and for these, you will be able to find very old traditions. Big diversity of waves, almost empty long sandy beaches and some more urban as we move close to cities like Peniche, Figueira da Foz or Porto.

In the free time it will be possible to visit cultural cities such as Óbidos, Nazaré, Aveiro and Porto and also, taste the amazing local gastronomy.

SURF
Many options and variety, being Supertubos, Buarcos and Espinho the top spots on this coast area but there are many more where to surf such as Baleal, Praia do Norte, Cabedelo, Praia da Barra, Aguçadora, just to name some of them, depending of the sea and weather conditions there will be enough options.

CULTURE
On the way and in the free time it will be possible to visit cultural cities such as Peniche, Óbidos, Nazaré, Figueira da Foz, Aveiro and Porto.

FOOD
The regional gastronomy makes use of its natural resources, so Caldo Verde, appreciated all over the country, is a cabbage soup that originated here. In the west, bounded by the sea, the freshness and quality of the fish and sea food mainly sardines, goose barnacle, sea bream, sea bass, codfish, octopus, Cataplana de Marisco (seafood stew) and clams. In terms of meat there are many ways to eat steaks, pork entrecote, meat sausage or the famous Francesinha (smoked meats and cheese sandwich) from Porto and the Cozido à Portuguesa (rustic meat stew). Also a great area to taste cheeses.

In the sweets the top are Pastéis from Peniche, sweet eggs from Aveiro and Pastéis de Tentúgal.

WINES
On this itinerary we’ll cross into several known wine regions influenced by the Atlantic Ocean as Lisbon, Bairrada and Vinho Verde, but still close to others such as Porto and Douro, known by the Porto and de Douro wines plus for its beauty and monumentality, the region was recognized by UNESCO as a "World Heritage Site".

Included & Not Included

Private transport with driver and guide during the whole program starting at Lisbon airport or hotel;
6 Nights in accommodations (surf houses, hotels, apartments, villas);
All meals (breakfast, light lunch and dinner);
Personal surf guiding for the Intermediate and advanced surfing levels;
5 Surf lessons with instructor and surf equipment from local school for the beginners course;
City visits to Peniche, Óbidos, Nazaré, Figueira da Foz, Aveiro and Porto;
Permanent staff support;
Mandatory travel insurance;
Welcome kit;
Free photos of your surfing;
Free Wi-Fi on board.
Flights or other means of transportation used to get to the starting point of the itinerary;
Surf Rental;
Tickets to attractions/monuments;
Personal expenses;
Tips.

Itinerary

Day 1
Welcome you at Lisbon airport, trip to the accommodation in Peniche area, free time to know the villa and local surf spots, followed by dinner on a traditional restaurant;
Healthy and fresh breakfast, trip for surfing, lunch, new surf session and dinner on a traditional restaurant in Peniche;
Healthy and fresh breakfast, trip for surfing, lunch, passing through Óbidos and Nazaré to visit, new accommodation in Figueira da Foz area, free time to know the city and local surf spots, followed by dinner on a traditional restaurant;
Healthy and fresh breakfast, trip for surfing, lunch, new surf session, passing by Aveiro to visit and dinner on a traditional restaurant;
Healthy and fresh breakfast, trip for surfing, lunch, new accommodation in Porto area, free time to know the city and local surf spots, followed by dinner on a traditional restaurant;
Healthy and fresh breakfast, trip for surfing, lunch, new surf session, passing by Vila Nova de Gaia to visit and dinner on a traditional restaurant;
Healthy and fresh breakfast, trip for last surfing before comeback to Lisbon airport.

FAQ's

Price various by group size and type of accommodation.
We like to give as much possible attention and get to know each guest, so small groups up to 6 people are ideal but we have welcomed bigger ones before.
Lisbon airport or other at your request.

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