Center Coast




The Center Coast area, districts of Aveiro, Coimbra and Leiria, comprises a geographically diversified area, with different climatic behaviors, influenced by the relief, the altitude and the proximity of the sea.

In this area, Winters are mild and wet, with temperatures not as low as the Center Interior area. Summers are moderate


In Aveiro, you may discover in Ria de Aveiro the typical boat – moliceiro and be delighted with the famous ovos-moles. In the area around the city of Aveiro, you can enjoy the Dunas de S. Jacinto Nature Reserve and the Barra and Costa Nova beaches, with its charming striped houses.

In Coimbra, one of the oldest university cities of Europe, you can be delighted with the centuries-old University of Coimbra, the Joanine Library, the Ruins of Conímbriga, the world of Portugal dos Pequenitos, the Figueira da Foz beaches, among others.

In Leiria it is possible to enjoy the pinewood of Leiria (also known as King's Pinewood), the Serras de Aire e Candeeiros Nature Park, which contains an important fossil record of the Jurassic period, the footprints of some of the largest creatures that have ever populated the planet Earth: the sauropod dinosaurs.


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