Camping Leiria District

Head to Leiria District, where you can bask in the sun, tour historical sites, go sightseeing and enjoy other activities during your holiday in Portugal.

Camping holiday Leiria District

Leiria District is located on Portugal’s Atlantic coast, just north of Lisbon. Located on the Costa de Prata, or “Silver coast” named in reference to the silver colour the Atlantic Ocean takes on in the sunshine, Leiria District stretches over 280 km. The district is very large and a real treat for visitors with its abundance of fine sandy beaches and authentic historical buildings. It has a beautiful coastline and forests interspersed with picturesque towns, monasteries and castles, making it the ideal place for anyone seeking culture and relaxation.

Camping Leiria District

Leiria District is a wonderful place for an ocean-side holiday with family or friends. Here, it’s easy to put together a programme of sunbathing, water sports and sightseeing. If you love the ocean and long sandy beaches, head for the seaside resort of Nazaré or São Martinho do Porto.

Whether you come in summer or winter, make the most of your stay to discover the array of historical monuments, including the many monasteries listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Batalha and Alcobaça. Also not to be missed when in Leiria is the Museu Da Imagem Em Movimento (MIMO), built in 1996 to mark 100 years of cinema in Portugal. Leiria Castle is brimming with history and also definitely worth a visit.

Are you keen on the great outdoors? Then head for the Serras de Aire e Candeeiros Natural Park, partly located in Leiria District. There are some beautiful hiking trails through the limestone massif and the park is full of caves to explore.

Food lovers are also sure to discover something new as Portugal is world renowned for its flavours that blend the best of land and sea, in a multitude of ways and for all tastes. If you’re visiting Leiria District, sample Leitao da Boa Vista (suckling pig) or Migas, a speciality made from corn bread.

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