Located in the centre of the country, Leiria is a city with many attractions: its natural setting, architectural and museum heritage and a vast gastronomic tradition rich in strong ingredients make Leiria synonymous with a destination for good times.
Between the mountains and the sea, those who visit the city lose themselves in enchantment. Between natural beauty and emblematic buildings such as the Leiria Castle, the Cathedral and the Sanctuary, there are many points of interest to discover in the region.




  • Savour authentic local cuisine in the region’s picturesque restaurants. Savour traditional dishes such as lamb stew or migas with pork, offering a unique culinary experience.
  • Explore the region’s historical heritage by visiting Leiria Castle and soaking up the unique atmosphere of its imposing walls. Admire the architecture and history that surround this place.
  • Stroll through Leiria’s charming historic centre and visit the Sé Cathedral, Rodrigues Lobo Square and Sant’Ana Market to soak up the vibrant atmosphere and discover the local history.
  • Discover the authenticity of local life at traditional fairs and markets, such as the Leiria Fair. These events offer an opportunity to get in touch with local producers, sample fresh produce and get to know the community.



Situated on the banks of the River Lis, the charming city of Leiria captivates visitors with its historical heritage and cosy atmosphere. The historic centre showcases streets that tell the fascinating story of the region, the Luís de Camões Garden offers a serene refuge in the heart of the city, while the River Lis offers relaxing strolls by the water. Discover authentic gastronomy in quaint restaurants and explore cultural events that enrich the unique experience Leiria has to offer.

What to see and do
How to get there via the airport


The Rede Expressos service runs between Lisbon and Leiria. This service departs from Sete Rios and Gare do Oriente stations.


You can hire a car at the arrivals area of the airport through car hire companies. It is advisable to book in advance.


The average taxi fare from the airport is around 137.00€. The amount charged for the journey is the same and does not depend on the number of passengers in the vehicle. If the luggage exceeds 55x35x20cm, it must be transported in the boot or on the roof. In this case, an extra charge may apply. Wheelchairs, cots and pushchairs can be transported free of charge. No gratuity is required.

How to arrive by land

City Transport

Within the city, public urban transport is guaranteed through the Mobilis network, more information at: https://mobilis.pt/en/home/.


Road transport companies such as Rede Nacional de Expressos and InterNorte connect Porto to various places in Europe. InterNorte makes journeys to almost all the main European cities. Other bus companies cover the entire country, from north to south.


Lisbon has several main stations with national connections to the city of Leiria: Santa Apolónia; Oriente; Sete Rios, Entrecampos. Reservations can be made through the CP call centre: Comboios de Portugal (808 208 208)


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