Peniche is perfect for cycling. The distances between interest sites are relatively small and is the best way to avoid traffic in summer and to explore the city.
Go around the peninsula and enjoy the wonderful landscape full of cliffs and geological sites. Take your time and go stopping along the way to appreciate the magnificent view over Berlengas Island and the atlantic ocean.
Stop by the fortress, a military square of vital strategic importance until 1897 and a political prison of the dictatorial Estado Novo (New State) from 1934 to 1974. Near the fortress, at the marina, see how trawlers entering the port of peniche are always surrounded by seagulls, a clear sign of a good fishery.
Do the "route of the churches" and enjoy one of the most important historical and religious sites of Peniche.
Take the bicycle path to Baleal, feel the sea breeze on your skin and discover one of the most beautiful places, with endless beaches. At the end of the afternoon, enjoy a good drink in one of the numerous beach bars as well as the magnificent sunset that sets behind Berlenga Island.