"Leiria, Portugal" Leiria by acemj
Leiria Travel Guide: 42 reviews and 92 photos
My buddy Pav and I stopped briefly in Leiria (pronounce, "lay-ree-uh") on our way from Coimbra down to the cathedral in Batalha. Many people use this town as a resting place to visit some of the area's many attractions. This region of Portugal (known as the Estremadura) includes the pilgrim's paradise, Fatima, the amazing monastery in Alcobaça, Batalha's spectacular cathedral and many other sights.
The Medieval old quarter is a fascinating web of cobbled lanes, full of shops and azulejo covered walls, but the dominant highlight of Leiria is the castle the sits on the hillside above town.
Batalha is very close to Leiria and can be reached by bus or car. If you're in Leiria, you probably already are planning... more travel advice
We rented this little silver Fiat Punto, which we affectionately named "Quicksilver," in Lisbon and drove it all over... more travel advice
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