Like most of Portugal the Silver Coast comprises mainly small towns and villages; 3 million of Portugal's population are in the two major cities of Lisbon and Porto with the remainder spread across the country.
Consequently overcrowded roads and oppressive cities are not to be found.
Small town and village life may move at a different pace to that which you are used to at home and adjusting to this healthy pace is part of the pleasure of being on holiday.
Eating out is both affordable and satisfying; there are top-class restaurants to sample as well as very reasonably priced eating-out.
Below is some information on some of the many places which you can visit easily from your holiday accommodation and which make this area so fascinating.
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