Full of traditions, Obidos and all of the west region will keep the typical dishes so specific to a region close to the sea. Here, the cuisine is one of its highest exponents in dishes made with fish and seafood. In restaurants you can find the most typical dishes such as fish stew of Obidos […]
Implemented in Portugal since the twelfth century, the Cistercian Order accompanied the formation of the territory and the political statement of the first dynasty. Gradually extending their monasteries in central and northern regions, thanks to the special royal protection, the white monks contributed decisively to the colonization and development of the vast areas occupied applying […]
Inês de Castro and King Peter are the main characters of famous Portuguese forbidden love. Inês is known as lover and posthumously-recognized wife of King Peter I of Portugal. The dramatic circumstances of her relationship with Peter I, which was forbidden by his father King Afonso IV, her murder at the orders of Afonso, Peter’s bloody […]
Less than 1 km from São Martinho do Porto, this is a wild beach, shapped as a shell surronunded by cliffs, which gives it special Well know for its rough sea has no infrastructure support in the sand. Chosen by paragliders and fishing sports.
The convent stands apart from the whole town, and although some dislike the implantation of new hotels by its side, they can always enjoy the interesting homes of the 18th century, the “guillotine” windows and the magnificent Manueline portal of the main church. It is one of the most fascinating pieces of Gothic and Manueline architecture […]
A lot can be said about this small village by the sea. The special bay shaped as a shell , the increasingly rare manors, the micro climate, the fog, a very special environment that makes it so unique. Was first mentioned in a Foral Letter by Frei Estevão Martins, that lived in the Alcobaça […]