The westernmost city on the European continent has a rich history, from the times when it was an island frequented by Phoenicians or Romans, until it was connected to the mainland with the island giving way to the extensive and inhospitable Cape Carvoeiro.

Nowadays Peniche is one of the most important fishing ports in Portugal, and it keeps many of the signs of its history.

Highlights in Peniche:

The Berlengas are an attractive natural park, and, in the city, among other details, the fort stands out, which was a political prison during the dictatorship.


Peniche – Good fish and more

​ Visiting Peniche What may take you to Peniche? 1 - The fish - fresh, delicious and... cheap. 2 - ... Read More

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