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Delicatessen Loja da Amélia – In the Heart of Ericeira

Loja da Amélia is the renowned local delicatessen in Ericeira. Not only does the shop have a central location in the town, but it also enjoys a special place in the lives and hearts of the townspeople.  The Entrepreneur Behind the Delicatessen This is the story of a stay-at-home mother who, after having put her career […]

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Sports, Fun & Kid's

Mountain Biking in Ericeira is World Class Too

Mountain biking in Ericeira by David Farrell. Ericeira is best known internationally for its world-class surfing along the 4 kilometers and seven beaches of the World Surfing Reserve (WSR). It is also beloved by the Portuguese as a vacation spot with deep history, beautiful beaches, and terrific seafood restaurants. Ericeira Mountain Biking For All Don’t tell anyone, but […]

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Ericeira Music Jam Sessions

The Ericeira music scene is unsurprisingly proportional to the town’s size. But, together with Mafra, which is just next door, the town shares a decent cultural agenda. Ericeira Music – Roots Staring soon in the Ericeria music jam, is the roots “Ciclo da Musica Tradicional Raizes”. The event will be featuring three well known artists […]

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Childcare in Ericeira: Personal Experience

Our personal experience with childcare in Ericeira starts with our nursery hunt whilst still living abroad. Doing our research, we found a handful of childcare for babies from 3 months to 2 years old. But, would we be able to secure a place? And, would this place be good? Childcare in Ericeira: The Nursery-Hunt In […]

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Transferring to a Portuguese school: what to do

Transferring to a Portuguese school: When to apply? Transferring to a Portuguese school is a priority and a legal requirement if your child is at school age, from 6 to 18 years old. Unless your child is already enrolled with an online umbrella school. You can read more about this alternative in our article Homeschooling […]

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