Visiting Figueira da Foz

Figueira da Foz

To see Figueira da Foz – Historic beach

This is the most popular beach in central Portugal, but I must confess that all my several visits took hours or minutes.


​Because for bathing we have better south of it, and the other reasons that took me there were circunstancial

Cabo Mondego

Figueira da Foz
Cabo Mondego

Views of the beach

A very wide stripe of sand, lined with a few hotels, and a casino to forget the cold water.

It’s cosmopolitan, but I must confess that it never attracted me too much, and I never entered the water there, however, the views from Cabo Mondego are awesome.


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The pillory

Sign of authority in the middle ages, pillories are a common monument in most Portuguese small cities.

​Figueira da Foz is no exception, and the pillory stands in evidence.