Ericeira - Portugal

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Ericeira is a tourist village located 35 km northwest of central Lisbon, 18 km from Sintra and 8 km from Mafra. It is a Portuguese parish of the county of Mafra, with 12,19 km ² of area. Density: 841.7 hab / km².
Tourism plays a key role in the life and economy of Ericeira. Being the only world surfing reserve in Europe and third in the world, the parish is known worldwide for the ideal conditions for surfing and bodyboarding, in particular on the beaches of Foz do Lisandro and Ribeira D'Ilhas, one of the stages of the ASP World Tour. In recent years we have witnessed the increase of facilities to support the practice of these sports, from training centers, hostels for surfers, among other types of infrastructures.

The village benefits from its proximity to the city of Lisbon and also the construction of the A21 motorway, being the ideal place, for thousands of people who live in the capital and surroundings of the same, to spend the weekend, taking advantage of the excellent gastronomy local and the tranquility of the picturesque village and escape the always full beaches of Costa da Caparica and the Cascais Line.

Sumol Summer Fest, the biggest reggae music event in the country, takes place every year at Ericeira Camping in June, bringing thousands of people, mainly young people, to Ericeira.
There are many and varied dishes characteristic of Ericeira.
The most famous and famous cakes and sweets, being highly appreciated by visitors.
If we talk about fish and shellfish, we have plenty to talk about. There are these, well known, namely the Açorda de Lobster and Lombaça (seafood rice-stew)
"Caneja de Infundice" is an unknown fish dish in the rest of the country. It is a fish of the family of the cacao with characteristics that only the connoisseurs easily perceive. Sprinkled with a little salt, it is wrapped in mummy style and then placed in a dark house without windows and for five days is marinated.
Speaking of Ericeira, not to mention its "micro climate" is unacceptable! We know well what is the "microclimate of Ericeira"! A hell for many, a nice surprise for others!
This curious ericeirense climate has to be felt in the skin, otherwise, you will never be able to perceive it !!!
The village of Ericeira is a holiday destination for many, but beware! Easily upset the head of anyone who dreamed of spending their summer vacation there! The dream will quickly turn into a nightmare! Because? Let us explain:
The wind, the fog, the clouds and the cold, are typical winter situations, right? Wrong! In Ericeira it's quite the opposite! We know what we are talking about, and there are those who like it, and a lot!
Ericeira is a very good place to spend the winter holidays! Because in winter the Ericeira has a very mild and temperate climate!
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