Important fact! Ericeira is nowhere near the Algarve. It is to the north of Lisbon, over 4 hours drive from the Algarve and a million miles away in ambience. It is a traditional Portugese town which grew from fishing and is mainly frequented by Portugese tourists. Also a great spot for surfing with a different kind of waves and beachs.

Driving directions from Lisbon to Erceira  - http://goo.gl/maps/jvLdV