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Beaches

Óbidos region is a privileged area in many aspects. One of them is its marvellous seashore, where along with beautiful beaches you may find impressive steep cliffs or places of unsurpassed beauty as Berlengas archipelago or the calm Lagoa de Óbidos . It is a region of multiple colours: the green of the wide vineyards, the blue of the sea in perfect harmony with the golden beaches. It is a territory of intense brightness, where the
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Lagoa’s Sailing School

Near Foz do Arelho , a picturesque town, the Escola de Vela da Lagoa (Lagoa's Sailing School) offers the opportunity to learn and practice some sports, namely, windsurf, sailing, wakeboard, surf and also kiteboard.
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Óbidos Lagoon

Among the natural patrimony of the municipality, Lagoa de Óbidos stands out. It is a wide water mirror, 6 km long, what makes it the biggest lagoon of all country. It finds the ocean through Praia do Bom Sucesso and Foz do Arelho . Fed by both fresh and salt water, the Lagoa de Óbidos stands out by the fauna that can be found there. Species like snook, eel, flounder, mullet, and also
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Berlenga Island

Located 11 km far from Peniche, the Berlenga island forms with the islets of Farilhões, Estelas and Forcadas, the Berlengas archipelago. With about 1500 by 800 m, the island has a maximum height of 85 m and is formed by rose granite, while the other islets are made of schists and gneiss. Furado Grande (Big Hole) crosses the entire island and leads to an immense bay covered by a huge vault once known as Cova do
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