Welcome to 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

Golden Ring Of Portugal

Óbidos. Alcobaça. Batalha. Fátima

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2 Day Tour – Sintra & Fátima

Experience two top-selling tours on this 2-day package. Get ready to be amazed by epic history and beautiful nature where you will see the top attractions and hidden secrets of these must-see towns near Lisbon.

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2-Day Tour – Lisbon & Fátima

Enjoy 2 full-day tours and get to know not only Portugal's iconic capital, Lisbon, but also the center of Portugal: Fátima, Óbidos, Batalha and Nazaré. This is the best opportunity for you to visit these unmissable places.

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Óbidos – Mafra – Nazaré One Day Tour (By Car).

This tour takes you to the monumental palace of Mafra, the beautiful medieval village of Óbidos and to Nazaré, a charming fishing village where the world's largest wave is surfed.

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Óbidos Tour At Your Pace – Half Day – Morning

Enjoy at your own pace the visit to this fantastic medieval village! The interactive guide will be your travel companion who will tell you the true stories of the place and its main points of interest, the best kept curiosities and the most interesting suggestions to visit.

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3 Day Tour – Sintra & Lisbon & Fátima

Enjoy 3 full-day tours and get to know not only Portugal's iconic capital, Lisbon, but the religious sit of Fátima and Sintra, one of the world’s most romantic towns. Experience the three top-selling tours in Portugal on this 3-day package!

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Fátima, Batalha, Alcobaça, Nazaré And Óbidos – 10H Private Tour

Portugal’s west coast is full of lovely towns, where history and poetry claim their space and the vegetation’s green hues and immense blue sea stretch out as far as the eye can see.

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Fátima, Nazaré And Óbidos Day Trip From Lisbon

Have a great day visiting fátima, nazaré and óbidos directly from your hotel in lisbon!

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