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Things to do in Colares

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Scenic Lookout
“If you go to Sintra, don't miss the chance to visit the westernmost point of mainland Europe, Cabo da Roca”
  • 174 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Praia Grande, the beach where you can feel and see that the earth is round.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Park
“Its not a zoo, but a park where you can roam through paths, gorgeous views, pine woods and cliffs. You can find various hiking paths there.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Beach
“A very good beach with great seafood restaurants and a wonderful fish market”
  • 32 locals recommend
Beach
“The food here is great but get there early as the line is long in the summer. Fresh seafood traditional Portuguese by the sea.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Spiritual Center
“Hidden in the woods is this fascinating hobbit-like convent, originally built in 1560 to house friars, who lived in incredibly tight conditions, in small cells with low, narrow doors.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Beach
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“The beautiful seafood restaurant by the ocean. You will equally love the views and the food!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Beach
“It is close to Cabo da Roca, the famous westernmost point of Europe, and its beauty is able to mobilize even the most rocky heart. The rocks, incidentally, make up the scenery around you, but rest assured that the sand is fine. The result is a postcard of filling the eye, of course, but as all that is good gives work, remember that awaits you a long walk from the car park until finally reach the proximity of the sea. How to get there: the N247 Valley by itself: A road that winds the Serra de Sintra, often overlooking the sea. Once in the village of Almoçageme, just follow the signs to the beach of Adraga..”
  • 29 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“By Adraga beach, probably the best place for sea food. One of my favorite places. Amazing desserts and service ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Café
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“Really cosy place, with fireplace. Good for animal lovers, cats are part of the welcoming.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Café
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“Classic restaurant at Praia das Maçãs, has its own supply of fresh seafood.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“Located on one of the most beautiful beaches in the region, at the very end of the promenade, is this little gem of a restaurant. Relax with a glass of wine and tapas on the terrace, watching the waves, or indulge in other tasty dishes.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Beach
“Beautiful, pristine and secluded beach on the Sintra coast. Lovely restaurant here too so lunch a great option. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Sublocality
“You can find almost everything you need here. From fress meat to tobaccos, from fresh fish to panties.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“É o mais económico aqui na zona, o mais antigo e típico com a região. It is the most economical here in the area, the oldest and typical with the region. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Church
“Almoçageme Market - A cute little local market where you can find fresh fruit and vegetables from local farmers, but also some other products (e.g. bread, honey, cakes and flowers.) Open Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 - 18:00”
  • 18 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Beach
“The beautiful seafood restaurant by the ocean. You will equally love the views and the food!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Restaurant
“By Adraga beach, probably the best place for sea food. One of my favorite places. Amazing desserts and service ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Café
“Classic restaurant at Praia das Maçãs, has its own supply of fresh seafood.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
“Located on one of the most beautiful beaches in the region, at the very end of the promenade, is this little gem of a restaurant. Relax with a glass of wine and tapas on the terrace, watching the waves, or indulge in other tasty dishes.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“É o mais económico aqui na zona, o mais antigo e típico com a região. It is the most economical here in the area, the oldest and typical with the region. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Very good food, especially the fish. Incredible view. A bit pricey, but worth it for the experience.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“The best seafood restaurant in Azenhas do Mar. Great price-quality relation and artisan ice-creams.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“É um restaurante com comida típica portuguesa num ambiente pitoresco que agrada toda a família. Aconselho o caldo verde ou a sopa de marisco como entrada. Os peixes são sempre frescos.”
  • 6 locals recommend

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