Praia da ursa, Sintra

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View a beach of spectacular natural beauty at Praia da ursa, where thousands of years of the Atlantic's wind and waves have carved the rocks and cliffs into interesting shapes, including a huge stone in the form of a bear. Located in the Natural Park of Sintra, this piece of shoreline--Europe's westernmost beach--can be difficult to access due to the steep, rocky hill leading down to it. Once at the bottom, explore the sandy shore and blue, albeit cold, waters. Nudists favor this attraction for its hard-to-reach location. Consider delaying your visit if the weather is rainy, because the climb becomes too slippery to travel here safely. See Praia da ursa and all Sintra has to offer by arranging your trip with our Sintra online trip builder .
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  • Praia Da Ursa, if you want it must be earned. Beautiful beach so access is by small paths and a fairly arduous descent near the cliffs. If you are tong do not. A beach in the wild as there are few.
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  • This place is unique, challenging descent really is incredible! It boots and a little (enough). We were in February for beautiful weather and there were even bathed! The bus station it's hour output. One of the best experiences for suchozemce in Portugal.
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  • Beautiful surroundings, do not we gave the Council go down, because it is really steep, but the gorgeous view. For the same walking distance to choose
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  • Amazing beach! One of the most beautiful I’ve seen so far. The way down is a bit steep but not impossible, with great scenarios!
  • There's no words to describe...beautiful
  • Difícil acesso, mas vale cada passo... Vista de cortar a respiração...
  • Beautiful place! I'm completely in love 😍
  • There are amazing views through the path to get there. I went there in first weekend of October and the beach was all for me :-)
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