Portugal - Leiria District

Óbidos

The mediaeval town of Óbidos is one of the most picturesque and well preserved in Portugal. Quite close to the capital and located on high ground near the Atlantic coast, Óbidos has had a strategic importance in the territory. It had already been settled prior to the Romans’ arrival in the Iberian Peninsula, and the town prospered after being chosen by the royal family. King Dinis offered it to his wife, Queen Isabel, in the 13th century, and it became part of Casa das Rainhas (Queens’ Estate), who improved and enriched it throughout the various dynasties. This is one of the main reasons for the high concentration of churches in this small place. You will find a well preserved castle within the walls, and a maze of streets and white houses that are a delight to stroll amongst. Along with the Manueline porticoes, the colourful window boxes and the small squares, many fine examples of religious and civil architecture from the town’s golden days provide a host of reasons for making a visit.

Top Tours & Activities in Óbidos

Fátima, Batalha, Alcobaça, Nazaré Und Óbidos – 10H-Private Tour

Die Westküste Portugals ist voll von schönen Städten, wo Geschichte und Poesie Ihren Raum beanspruchen und die vegetation ist grün Farbtöne und der immense Blaue Meer so weit reichen, wie das Auge seh

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Heiligtum Von Fatima | Batalha | Nazaré | Óbidos

Fatima ist eines der bedeutendsten Wallfahrtskirchen auf der ganzen Welt strömen, wo mehr als 5 Millionen pro Jahr treu. Kommen Sie mit uns diesen besonderen Ort zu besuchen.

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Kundenspezifische Tour Durch Westportugal

Wählen sie 3 von 6 portugal westküste städte und komponieren sie ihre 9 stunden tour. sie werden mit jeder kombination begeistert sein!

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Transfer Von Lissabon Nach Oporto In Óbidos, Nazaré Und Aveiro.

Bestes lissabon - porto privater transfer, der in óbidos, nazaré und aveiro auf dem weg hält.

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Fátima, Nazaré Und Óbidos Tagesausflug Von Lissabon

Hatte einen tollen tag in fátima, nazaré und óbidos direkt von ihrem hotel in lissabon!

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Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro
Time Zone
GMT
Country Code
+351
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