Things to Do In Esposende

Northern Littoral Natural Park

Unique spaces of great diversity and richness of landscapes await just at your doorstep! As one of the 13 national parks, it was created to preserve the dunes and the wildlife in the area, mainly birds and fish.

Roman settlement "São Lourenço"

On a visit to the Castro de São Lourenço, you will dive into local history. Discover the remaining historical and archaeological heritage of Esposende at this Roman settlement.

Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James)

A vast network of ancient pilgrimage routes stretch across Europe and meet in the tomb of St. James in Santiago de Compostela, the north-west of Spain.

Water sports

Sense of Ofir is situated between the river Cávado and the Atlantic Ocean, which makes it one of the best surf and kitesurf spots of Europe. Take your gear and get active!


The Ofir peninsula is a natural park and therefore home to many different bird species. An experienced guide can show you beautiful spots to observe birds.

Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum of Esposende located in the emblematic Casa do Salva Vidas is one of the attractions of the city and the fishermen's district of the municipality.

Horse riding

In Esposende, you will find different equestrian trails making it an unique and enjoyable equestrian entertainment area.


Discover one of the most beautiful golf courses in front of the Atlantic Ocean. Weather conditions are perfect for golfing all year long.



Porto is a coastal town located in north-western Portugal. It is famous for its imposing bridges and port production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside), narrow cobblestone streets are lined with merchants' houses and cafes. The Church of São Francisco is renowned for its sumptuous Baroque decoration with gilded engraving dating from the 19th century, the former stock market Palacio da Bolsa was built to impress potential European investors.

The Douro Valley

The Douro Valley stands for beautiful, magical landscapes. Its vineyards produce two appellations of origin: Porto and Douro. There are various ways to get to know this cultural landscape, listed as a World Heritage Site: by road, by train, on a cruise boat and even by helicopter. Along the way you can admire the breathtaking landscapes over the river and visit vineyards, towns and villages.


You'll reach beautiful Braga by heading east for half an hour. The city is known for its heritage and religious events. The Bom Jesus do Monte complex has a neoclassical church, which stands at the top of an ornate staircase with 581 steps. In the city centre, the medieval cathedral of Braga houses a museum of sacred art and the Gothic style Chapel of Kings. The imposing Archbishop's Palace, overlooking the gardens of Santa Barbara, is nearby.

Monuments to visit

  • sanctuary of our lady of sameiro


    45 minutes from Sense of Ofir

  • Sanctuary Of Our Lady of Peneda

    Arcos de Valdevez

    2 hours from Sense of Ofir

  • castle of guimarães

    50 minutes from Sense of Ofir
  • Palace of the Dukes of Braganza


    50 minutes from Sense of Ofir