Leiria

A charming city set between two rivers, home to excellent cultural venues, historical sites and scenic viewpoints.

The Castle of Leiria is a site of great historic interest. Near the castle is, the Church of Saint Peter. Leiria is also home to Portugal's only Museum of the Moving Image and the Paper, situated at the site of Portugal's first paper mill. The city is home to several venues for theatre, music and dance performances, as well as cinema. The city has several cultural associations and bookshops who give presentations of cultural and artistic projects. Leiria is home to several new parks, public spaces, children's play areas and a series of themed bridges, as well as a long promenade which is popular with both walkers and joggers. The town hosts a monthly antiques market.
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