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

Busto de António Nobre

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

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.

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…

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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