Destinations

Leiria

The history of this idyllic city in central Portugal is closely linked to agriculture. Bathed by the waters of the River Lis, its majestic building include Leiria Castle, one of the most beautiful castles in the country.

On the banks of the River Lis

In the heart of Portugal, this beautiful city divides the country into north and south. During the Middle Ages, its strategic location made it the focus of all the economic activity in the region. Although fairly sober, its architecture also reveals the financial wealth of the city. The cathedral is one of the most impressive buildings, located in a very lively area in the heart of the city. Sato Agostinho Convent is home to the Leiria Museum, housing local works of art and archaeology. A walk along the river is an experience you should not miss if you visit Leiria on holiday.

Currency
The official currency is the euro. You can pay by credit card in most places in the city.
Language
The official language is Portuguese. Locals tend to understand and make themselves understood in Spanish due to its proximity to Spain.
Internet
The city has some free Wi-Fi hotspots.
Weather
The temperature varies from 5⁰C to 27⁰C during the year. Summers are hot and sunny, and winters are cold and rainy.

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