Leiria is a Portuguese district in the central part of the country, between Beira Litoral and Estremadura provinces. It borders the districts of Coimbra, Castelo Branco, Santarém and Lisbon, and has a long Atlantic coastline, with many beautiful beaches (like São Pedro de Moel), some of them extremely popular in the world surfing scene, such as Supertubos, in Peniche, and, of course, Nazaré, with its giant waves. Leiria has the same name as the district capital, which is also the largest and most populated city, with more than 126 thousand inhabitants. On these live streaming webcams you may discover some great places in this district that has such a wide variety of cultural and natural landmarks.
Population: Over 459 thousand inhabitants
Other major cities: Alcobaça, Caldas da Rainha and Pombal
Main attractions: Leiria Castle, Batalha Monastery, Buddha Eden gardens, Nazaré beaches, Óbidos castle and old town, Peniche beaches, Porto de Mós castle
Nearest airports: Lisbon airport (LIS - Aeroporto Humberto Delgado), 140 km from Leiria city; Porto Airport (OPO - Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro), 200 km from Leiria