Situated in the centre region of Portugal, in the west region, Nazaré is a beautiful village by the sea. Nazaré Portugal became quite famous, especially among the surfers and sea lovers, for its giant waves that can reach more than 20 meters.
Big waves Nazaré Portugal
Every year hundreds of people go to Nazaré for the waves. The bravest to surpass the challenge. The curious to admire the power of Nature and how little the Man is. The surfers will go to the North Beach (Praia do Norte) and the curious will have the best spot to see the waves at Nazarés’ Lighthouse.
Paradise at the coast
Moreover, Nazaré offers you amazing views over the shore. The seawater has amazing colours, the cliffs give you a breath-taking landscape. And you are in a perfect spot to eat fresh fish. The nice smell of freshly grilled sardines and other fresh fish is always appealing among the streets and invites you for a stop.
Suberco overview point Nazaré Portugal
In addition, on top of a cliff, at Suberco’s overview point, close to Memories Hermitage (Ermida da Memória), you have the best views over Nazaré’s beach. As well, this is the spot of the big legend surrounding Our Lady of Nazaré. According to the legend, a knight was saved from falling into the abyss, and a mark of the horse’s shoe he was mounting on was visible for many, many years. Definitely, Nazaré is a place you will like to visit. You can relax on the sand and go for a swim or just explore the streets of the village. If you are still far from amazing Nazaré, travel now with us through our gallery of photos.