Top things to do in Vila Nova De Milfontes

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Tasca do Celso

The choice. Locals and travellers from far and wide rave about the excellent cuisine produced within the kitchen of this charming, ‘upmarket rustic’ blue-and-white building. You’re safe trying anything here, though …
Portuguese in Vila Nova De Milfontes

A Portuguesa

This sunny, handsomely designed cafe is a showcase for high-quality Portuguese produce. You can stop in for light meals (creative salads, sandwiches, cheese and charcuterie boards) or desserts, coffee and wines or c…
Cafe in Vila Nova De Milfontes

18 e Piques

Everyone's favourite lunch spot, 18 e Piques whips up delicious toasted sandwiches on fabulous freshly baked bread – combos range from goat's cheese, walnuts and honey to smoked salmon, rocket and homemade yoghurt s…
Bakery in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Padaria de Dona Ercília

Bread lovers and those who appreciate traditional culinary practices shouldn’t miss this simple padaria (bakery) in the tiny village of Venda Fria, 4.5km from Vila Nova de Milfontes. Dona Ercília Joaquina has baked …
Tapas in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Ritual

With its tall ceilings and colonial-like ambience, Ritual is one of the most atmospheric settings for a meal in town. The eclectic tapas menu features creative combinations like sun-dried tomato hummus, garlic and g…
Bar in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Riverside Pub

Above Praia da Franquia, about a 10-minute (700m) walk west of the centre, the wood-panelled Riverside Pub is good anytime for drinks and a meal. The raised deck offers fine views over the water, and the burgers (€8…
Beach in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Praia das Furnas

On the left bank of the Rio Mira, Praia das Furnas is a long stretch of fine sand backed by small rocky cliffs. The sandbars in the area make for same relaxing frolicking in the waves – a good option for families. A…
Beach in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Praia do Malhão

If you have your own transport, head 7km north of town to the fantastic Praia do Malhão, backed by rocky dunes and covered in fragrant scrub. The sea can be quite wild here, but the rugged coast is strikingly empty …
Portuguese in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Porto das Barcas

With a wonderful outlook over the water and cliffs, this is a great place to kick back for a seafood lunch. Its light and airy ambience in a dreamy location are winners and the seafood is first rate. It’s 2.5km nort…
Bar in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Manjedoura & Lua Cheia

One of Vila Nova’s best spots for a night out, this place has fun parties (including the odd costume event), with DJs spinning wide-ranging sounds. There's also a pool table and a small garden where you can take a b…