Leiria is a city and a municipality in central Portugal. It is the capital of the District of Leiria. Leiria is located halfway between Lisbon and Porto.


The historic city centre spreads between the castle hill and the rivers Lis and Lena. Leiria is the seat of district of Leiria, Leiria conurbation, Leiria-Fatima diocese and Leiria municipality. Another option is a trip to Batalha, sopme 10 km to the south of Leiria, where the Abbey of Batalha is the main attraction.