Farol de Leça

The Boa Nova Lighthouse began functioning in 1926 and housed the Lighthouse School until 1962. It is the second biggest lighthouse in the country with a tower 46 metres tall. Between 2003 and 2004 it underwent works which led to the construction of a museum and to rehabilitation of the rooms.


Avenida da Liberdade
4450,Leça da Palmeira


  • Easy external parking
  • Lighthouses
  • True

    opening hours


  • thursday: 13:30-16:30

  • Inverno

  • thursday: 14:00-17:00

Monuments near Farol de Leça

Rua Oliveira Lessa, Leça da Palmeira

Rua de António Nobre, Leça da Palmeira

Busto de António Nobre

A tribute monument to António Nobre, the famous Portuguese poet.

Largo da Feira de Santana, Leça da Palmeira

Capela de Santana

A baroque chapel built in the 18th century that underwent large works in the 20th century. The façade is covered by pattern tiles.

Largo de Santo António do Telheiro, São Mamede de Infesta

Capela de Santo António do Telheiro

A neoclassicist chapel, dating back to the 18th century, with a longitudinal plan and the interior decorated with neoclassicist retables. In 1956 the main faça…

Rua de Veloso Salgado, Leça da Palmeira

Escultura de Zulmiro de Carvalho

Sculpture by Zulmiro de Carvalho, with about fifteen feet long, its immense fountains that night light, providing a nice visual spectacle.

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