Figueira da Foz attractions

Beach in Figueira da Foz

Praia da Figueira

Figueira da Foz's main beach is one of Portugal's largest, a vast expanse of yellow sand that can take more than five minutes' walk to cross. It gets packed to the gills in summer, but has all the services, from bar…
Museum in Figueira da Foz

Núcleo Museológico do Sal

In the wetlands south of the city, this small museum charts the centuries-old history of salt production in the area. Old photos and models illustrate production techniques, whilst outside a network of boardwalks tr…
Museum in Figueira da Foz

Museu Municipal Dr Santos Rocha

This modern museum, beside the Parque das Abadias, houses a wonderfully eclectic collection of local archaeological finds, Roman coins, medieval statues, outlandish Indo-Portuguese furniture, objects documenting Por…
Area in Figueira da Foz

Serra da Boa Viagem

For those with wheels, this wooded headland carpeted in pines, eucalypts and acacias is a fine place for panoramas, picnics and cool walks. To get there it's a simple 4km drive from town: take the coastal road to Bu…