Farol de Leça

The Boa Nova Lighthouse began to function in 1926 and until 1962 it housed the School of Lighthouse keepers. It is the second largest lighthouse in the country, with a tower 46 meters high. Between 2003 and 2004, the Lighthouses Directorate carried out improvement works, such as the construction of a museum center and the conversion of accommodation.


Rua Cel. Helder Ribeiro
4450,Leça da Palmeira


  • Easy external parking
  • Lighthouses
  • True

    opening hours

  • wednesday: 13:30-16:00, 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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