Cies Islands Galicia Beach

Perched on top of Portugal in the far northwestern corner of Spain, Galicia has so far remained under the radar of most British tourists, who instead choose to flock to the country’s balmy southern coastline or bustling central cities. But with a dramatic landscape that boasts everything from thundering waterfalls to pristine beaches, the region shouldn’t be overlooked. Read on to discover the best of what Galicia has to offer. Nestled between two sides of the Atlantic, Galicia has a unique character and a rugged…Continue Reading “Galicia: Spain’s undiscovered region”

How to get from Costa da Caparica from Lisbon

With 30km of uninterrupted sand and a beautiful backdrop of pastel-coloured beach huts, grass-topped sand dunes and understated beach clubs, the Costa da Caparica coastline is home to some of the best beaches near Lisbon. So, if you’re staying in the city centre, read on to find out how to get to Costa da Caparica from Lisbon. And for more information on why you should visit the area, see this blog post. How to get to Costa da Caparica from Lisbon 161 TST Bus One…Continue Reading “How to get to Costa da Caparica from Lisbon”

Best beaches near Lisbon Costa da Caparica

While many visitors to Lisbon tend to head west to enjoy the beaches in Cascais, some of the best beaches near Lisbon can actually be found to the south of the city, on the Costa da Caparica coastline that runs along the Setubal Peninsula. While it may be lesser known to international visitors, this spectacular stretch of sand is popular among the in-the-know Portuguese, and it’s easy to see why. Running for 30km from the town of the same name in the north all the…Continue Reading “The best beaches near Lisbon: Costa da Caparica”