Its shores washed by the sea and home to fishermen, Figueira da Foz is a lively place, full of hustle and bustle. There are the golden sandy beaches, yachts bobbing up and down in the marina, surfboards skimming the waves and fish being brought to market.
The Casino with its elegant salons, the sports port and the international events held there such as the World Surfing Championship and the World Beach Football Championship contribute to making Figueira da Foz a very pleasant and attractive place to spend your holidays.
Come and find out what leisure activities are available and do not miss all that this city can offer in terms of culture and history.
We know that Figueira da Foz has been inhabited since prehistoric times because archaeological remains and religious sculptures have been found which can be seen in the Dr.
Santos Rocha Municipal Museum.
The Casa do Paço and its collection of Delft tiles, unusual and unique of its kind in the world is another place to visit, as well as the military construction known as the Santa Catarina Fort, connected with the first French invasion, an interesting experience for anyone visiting the city.
On this journey through time we reach the high point of our century with a notable increase in the complexity of facilities, with the building of elegant residences such as the Palácio Sotto Mayor.
Sample the art of fine cuisine, eating well and entertainment available in the city throughout the year, especially the programmes run by the Arts and Events Centre, its galleries, bullfights and the music festival.