P 2520 239 Peniche, town on the westcoast of Portugal in the district Leiria in the region Lisboa e Vale do Tejo. view in northwest direction over the beach.
In the native language of the webcam owner
P 2520 239 Peniche, Stadt an der Westküste von Portugal im Distrikt Leiria in der Region Lisboa e Vale do Tejo. Blick Richtung Nordwest über den Strand.
Peniche (pron) is a seaside municipality in Portugal, with approximately 28,164 inhabitants. The present mayor is António Correia Santos, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. It is composed of 6 parishes. Parishes: * Ajuda (Peniche) * Atouguia da Baleia * Conceição (Peniche) * Ferrel * São Pedro * Serra d'El-Rei General info: The Berlengas islands are part of the municipality, off the coast of Peniche. They are one of the world's first protected areas, the Berlengas nature reserve. During summer, the islands can be visited taking a ferryboat from Peniche. Peniche is known for its long windy beaches, sought for recreational activities and sports as surf, windsurf or kite surf. Peniche has very good waves. Supertubos is the most popular wave in the region, with very fast and powerful (tubular) waves, one of the best in Europe; some call it the "European Pipeline". Peniche, with its typical harbour, its white windmills and chapels and large sand beaches has inspired notorious ... Read more about Peniche on Wikipedia