A.E.P. National Scout Centre of Caparica/Lisbon/Portugal (or simply PNEC) is located in Costa da Caparica near Europe’s largest beach, within the boundaries of Costa da Caparica Natural Park.
It is probably the best base for Scouts who want to visit some of the most interesting places in Portugal. Lisbon, Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Estoril Coast are all within easy reach and have many areas of historical and cultural interest to offer, all year round.
The Portuguese Scout Centre is just 35 min away from Lisbon International Airport and it’s easy to reach by car or public transportation. It offers an excellent opportunity for outdoor activities, with good camping conditions for Groups of all sizes. The Scout Centre also has several meeting and training facilities, it is open all year round and can be used by all Scout Associations.