Fortaleza is located in Peniche, an area known for being remote. There are ample options for restaurants and bars here. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the sea, beaches, and gardens. Hotels near Fortaleza provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Peniche area.
More to see near Fortaleza
While you're out visiting Fortaleza, you can enjoy some other sightseeing in and around Peniche. There's plenty to do in the area, such as golfing, swimming, and surfing. The area's storied past is told through the monuments and churches.
Consolation Beach, Peniche Beach, and Baleal Beach are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Cabo Carvoeiro, Berlenga Island, and Obidos Lagoon. Golf Club Praia d'El Rey, Bom Sucesso Golf Course, or Buddha Eden will provide yet another welcomed diversion.
The local culture at Lourinha Museum, Jose Malhoa Museum, and Barata Feyo Museum might be just what you're looking for. Fortaleza, Obidos Castle, and Batalha Do Vimeiro Monument are monuments worth a look. Praca da Republica, Bom Jesus do Carvalhal Sanctuary, and Matriz Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Church are a few landmarks that can't be missed.
Don't pass up a chance to see Foz do Arelho Beach, Porto Novo Beach, and Dom Carlos I Park. You can also check out Santa Cruz Beach, Museum of Cadaval, and Sao Martinho do Porto Beach.
Getting to Fortaleza
Get to Fortaleza by air. Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado) is the closest major airport, 42.7 miles (68.7 km) from Peniche.