Sunday, 10 June 2012

Water Sports in Ferreira do Zêzere - Santarém, Portugal


What are the characteristics of this type of tourism?
Ferreira do Zêzere is a small area in the centre of Portugal. It has got this name because  river Zêzere crosses it and establishes its own limits.
The proximity to the lake Castelo do Bode or Lago Azul (Blue Lake) is possibly the key to the town’s popularity. It is located only seven kilometres from the town centre.
It’s the perfect place for people who love watersports: kayaking, canoeing, fishing, boating and sailing.
What should there be in the bag of the traveler performing this trip?
The traveler will need some food, plenty of water, sunglasses, special clothes (shorts,       t-shirts), suntan protection and, optionally, a sleeping bag and a tent if they are planning to camp near the river.
How can transportation be provided for this trip?
The nearest airport is Lisbon Airport, which is about 140 km away. There are many airlines flying there (TAP, easyjet, British Airways, AirFrance, etc) so it is possible to find a cheap ticket if you reserve in advance.
Renting a car at the airport is a comfortable option, but public transport is also available.  Buses connect the airport with the town centre. Trains drive you to Tomar every hour.

Where can the traveler accommodate during this trip?
Accommodation is possible in some hotels, houses and apartments from 49 euros per night. It is specially popular the Hotel Estalagem Lago Azul because of its nice location.

Some options can be considered clicking this link.

How long does this trip last? (Minimum time -day)
A minimum of two or three days to be able to discover that beautiful area and practice some sport.

How much money is needed for this trip?
It depends on how long are you planning to stay and the type of accommodation you choose.

Why should a traveller do this trip? What will the traveller’s benefit be?
Because it's a good place to go on holiday. There are many activities and sports to do and there also are  interesting historical places. And it is possible to find great and cheap hotels!
Ferreira do Zêzere is always a good option.

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