Ericeira is a picturesque fishermen’s village, located roughly 50 km from the centre of Lisbon, 18 km from Sintra and 8 km from the magnificent Mafra National Palace.
Founded in 1229, Ericeira has always been a place of notable sailors and fishermen.
Due to the magnificent beaches, and to the privileged climate it benefits from, Ericeira has become one of Portugal’s best touristic destinations. Not withstanding this fact is has maintaining its scale and genuine hospitality of a fisherman’s village, filled with character and delicious gastronomy.
A taste of “authentic” Portugal, only 45 minutes away from Lisbon…
Considered as Portugal’s surf Mecca, Ericeira has recently entered the exclusive World Surfing Reserves’ list, confirming its name amongst the world’s most well-known destinations for this sport.