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The beach at São Martinho do Porto is a 10-minute drive from Villa Sol e Luz. The beach surrounds the beautiful bay of the cozy town, with calm water. Ideally suited for children.

A little further north is the beach of Nazaré. Nazaré is a picturesque fishing village. A cable gate takes you to the upper Sitio, from which you have a stunning view over Nazaré, the beach and the ocean. In the distance you can see the Berlenga islands off the peninsula of Peniche.

Obidos is a completely walled medieval town 20 minutes drive from the villa. Obidos is on UNESCO's World. In summer a medieval festival around the old castle.

Water sports enthusiasts can indulge in the lagoon of Obidos and the coast of Peniche, where especially surfers found a paradise.

In Alcobaça (10 minutes), Batalha (25 minutes) and Tomar (45 minutes) are medieval churches and monasteries of breathtaking beauty. You can visit it. The Cathedral of Alcobaça is the largest in Portugal.

In 15 minutes drive from the Serra de Candeeiros, a beautiful park just east of Alcobaça, where hiking trails.

The sizzling Lisbon is an hour drive from Villa Sol e Luz.

Leira is 30 minutes' drive to the north. High above the city rises a mighty castle that you can visit.

The beautiful city of Coimbra is five minutes drive north of Junqueira. In Coimbra you can visit the medieval university. However, this lively city offers much more.

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