Alcobaça

Gastronomy

Gastronomy

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 […]

Cistercian order

Cistercian order

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 […]

Alcobaça´s Monastery

Alcobaça´s Monastery

  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 […]

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