Here, the light changing is constant. The scenery changes every minute, in a succession of images that perpetuate in the observer’s retina. The Moliceiro Boats, of unmistakable silhouette, reflect in the calm waters of the Ria. Its colouring brightens up the spirit and makes us contemplate this gift from Nature.
The dunes of São Jacinto, which are a unique element of this coastal ecosystem of the region of Beira Litoral, are associated with a wood of coniferous trees of about 100 years old, dotted with pockets of non-coniferous trees associated with small humid zones. This environment allows for the gathering of marine, forest and freshwater elements of flora and fauna in small area, rendering it of educational interest. The Natural Reserve of the Dunes of São Jacinto.
Dozens and dozens of kilometres, in an unending sequence of beaches, from the most cosmopolitan to those still in a wild state, characterize the Rota da Luz’s Atlantic coastline.
Rota da Luz predominant geographic location by the sea contributes significantly to the local cuisine.The sea, the "Ria", and the rivers supply the country with excellent fish which is cooked in many different ways taught from generation to generation, with recognised mastery.