Traditional fishing village, Ericeira developed a lot during the century. XX due to the growing demand as a summer area, while maintaining its original characteristics and a very unique atmosphere.
Located about 50 kms from Lisbon, in an easily accessible area, its beaches are very popular during the summer, being considered one of the best at European level for surfing. A special highlight deserves the Ribeira dʻIlhas Beach, where one of the events of the World Surfing Championship is held annually.
A stroll through Ericeira is also an excellent opportunity to taste the varied dishes of seafood and fresh fish, gastronomic specialty of the region.