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Not including its islands, Portugal boasts 943 kilometres (586 miles) of coastline, which is dotted with countless incredible surf spots. Portugal’s most famous breaks are located in 3 main places: Ericeira, Peniche and the Lisbon coast. However, we shouldn’t ignore the Algarve, Alentejo and Porto, which are also home to some serious waves, as are … Read More

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Ericeira, Portugal is a beautiful and interesting place to visit for tourists, sun-seekers and surfers alike, with a lot to offer besides just great waves and top-rated beaches. So if you’re not a surfer, don’t fret, there are many things to do in Ericeira. We’ve compiled a short guide to visiting this jewel of a … Read More

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Portugal keeps rising on the global surfing stage. In terms of extreme sports, Garrett McNamara has been getting a lot of attention due to his record-breaking big wave surf run back in November. McNamara rode a 90ft (27.4m) wave in Nazare, Portugal, prompting plenty of press, even from mainstream media sources. Now he wants to … Read More

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I recently posted about the upcoming Sumol Summer Fest, which will take place in Ericeira at the end of June. Sure, I joked a bit about not knowing any of the acts, but it was all in good fun and the fest promises to be a blast on the beach. However – if you’re after … Read More

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Beautiful beaches and great waves help make Portugal a top destination for travelers and surfers alike. Those who don’t actually surf the massive waves can still appreciate their raw beauty and power. The sound of the surf and the spectacle of magnificent waves in Portugal are phenomena to behold. A great place to witness these … Read More

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Back in November I mentioned Garrett McNamara’s amazing run on a 90ft (30m) wave in Portugal. Was it the biggest wave ever surfed? Who knows? It was the biggest caught on film, however, and most likely the largest wave ever surfed in Europe. So well done Garrett! Check out his record-breaking run in Nazare, Portugal … Read More

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When I was 13 one of my favorite bands was JFA (Jodie Foster’s Army), a hardcore punk skater band from Arizona. I still think they were one of the best hardcore bands of the 80s, which by default means they were one of the best hardcore bands full stop. Their best record is a 7” … Read More

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On November 15th -16th, representatives from 9 surfing Meccas gathered in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain to plan a new economic surf network, which will include Ericeira, Portugal, Europe’s surfing capital. In these times of economic crisis, the business aspect of surfing is being looked to as a source of wealth and job creation for the 9 … Read More

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