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Camping in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo

12 campsites in Portugal, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo

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Arriving at this large site in the suburbs of Lisbon, first impressions are good. Beyond the wide entrance with its ponds and fountains, the trees...

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This very attractive and well kept site is situated under tall pines on the edge of the rather select, small resort of São Pedro de...

Ohai Nazare Outdoor Resort is a pleasant, well-managed site, formerly known as Vale Paraiso. Its reception and amenities buildings create a good impression and a...

Attractively laid out among low pine trees, some twisted by the wind into interesting shapes, Orbitur Camping Guincho is located behind sand dunes and a...

This site can be found to the north of the pretty fishing village of Ericeira, just 40 minutes north of Lisbon and 200 m. from...

Parque de Campismo Colina do Sol is a spacious and well-appointed site situated close to a beach, and the village of São Martinho do Porto...

This campsite is located in a spa town, 20 km from Lisbon. Given its proximity to the Portuguese capital, it has numerous permanent facilities and...

Peniche Praia can be found on the northern side of the Peniche peninsula, around 90 km. north of Lisbon, and has the distinction of being...

This is very much a site for 812 permanent caravans but it has relatively easy access to Lisbon (just under 20 km) via the motorway...

O Tamanco is a peaceful countryside site, with a homely almost farmstead atmosphere; you will have chickens and geese wandering around and there is a...

This is a delightful, small, family-owned venture run by Gert and Teunie Verheij. It is a converted farm (Quinta) which has been coaxed into a...

Close to the old, traditional fishing port of Nazaré, which has now become something of a holiday resort, with a large sandy beach sheltered by...

Lisbon and Vale do Tejo

With its deep-rooted cultural traditions, range of leisure activities, year-round sunshine, sandy beaches, historic towns and villages, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo has something for everyone. It is also the centre of Fado, the traditional haunting folk song of Portugal.


Standing on the banks of the Tagus river, Lisbon has been the capital of Portugal since 1255. Places of interest in the city include the medieval quarters of Alfama and Mouraria, with their cobbled streets and alleys, colourful buildings, markets and castles, and Belém, with its tower and the 16th-century Jerónimos monastery. Lisbon also boasts an assortment of museums. Not far from the capital lies the romantic town of Sintra, which has an array of cottages, manor houses and palaces. Its mountains also form part of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. Along the Atlantic coast, high sweeping cliffs lead down to white sandy beaches, backed by lagoons. 

Europe’s westernmost point, Cabo da Roca, is found here as are plenty of coastal towns and villages including Peniche, Nazaré and Óbidos, a small medieval walled town with cobbled streets, tiny white-washed houses and balconies brimming with flowers. Further inland, at Alcobaça, Tomar and Batalha, are ancient monasteries, with castles in Leiria, Tomar and Santarém. Recreational pursuits include watersports, fishing and golf. In summer there are open-air music festivals.

This region is divided into four districts: Leiria, Lisbon, Santarem and Setubal.  


Places of interest


Estoril: casino, golf course and racing track.

Fátima: one of the most important centres of pilgrimage in the Catholic world.

Leiria: medieval royal castle, 16th-century cathedral, Romanesque church.

Mafra: 18th-century Palace-Convent, the largest Portuguese religious monument.

Santarém: castle, archaeology museum, Gothic convent and churches.

Sesimbra: picturesque small fishing town, medieval castle, the Lagoa de Albufeira is a favourite spot for windsurfers.

Setúbal: nature reserve, beaches, golf courses.

Tomar: 12th-century Templars’ Castle, Gothic and Renaissance churches, 15th-century synagogue.


Cuisine of the region

Fish soups, stews and seafood are popular, including sardinha assada (grilled sardines) and Bifes de Espardarte (swordfish steaks). Sintra is famed for its cheesecakes which, according to ancient documents, were already being made in the 12th century and were part of the rent payments. Wine-producing regions include Azeitão, Bucelas, Carcavelos and Colares.

Caldeiradas: fish stews.

Queijadas: cheese tarts.

Pastéis de Belém: custard tarts.

Travesseiros: puff pastries stuffed with a sweet eggy mixture.