Mafra is famous for its Palace/Convent. It was built by command of D. João V, in the 17th century. It is the most grandiose construction of the Portuguese baroque.
Ericeira is one of Europe’s best ‘small destinations’! It is a quite ancient town, believed to be known by the Phoenicians. The sea has always had an essential role for the village and it was a very important port during the 19th century. Ericeira was the place where the Portuguese royal family escaped to their exile after the 1908 regicide. It is a popular beach destination, known for its natural beauty, welcoming atmosphere and delicious seafood.