Abrantes
Abrantes is one of the largest counties in the country. Is located at the junction of the regions of Beira Baixa and Ribatejo, Alentejo featuring an extremely varied landscape. To the North, extensive pine forests and the albufeira of the Castelo de Bode, to the South the lezíria do Tejo ...
Águeda
The municipality of Águeda is located in the District of Aveiro, Beira Litoral region. In 1834 it became the county seat and, in 1985, city. Its origin dates back to 370 BC and owes its foundation to Celts, turduli and Greeks. The archaeological station of Cabeço do Vouga and the ...
Aguiar da Beira
Aguiar da Beira is part of the District of Guarda and part of the demarcated region of the Dão wines. The 40 kilometres of Viseu, this Council is composed of 13 parishes, most rural character as it appears through the landscape, being the main agriculture occupation of a large part ...
Alandroal
In the immediate vicinity of the Guadiana Valley, the village of Alandroal owes its name to the existence in the areas of alandros or aloendros, whose wood is the raw material for local craftsmen. It is said that there never was an epidemic in Alandroal, which attracted a lot of ...
Albergaria-a-Velha
Situated in the District of Aveiro, the municipality of Albergaria-a-Velha is rich in water resources, being bathed by Calm rivers and Vouga, which greatly contribute to the fertility of agricultural fields. Agriculture is precisely the economic sectors more prevalent, along with the textile and wood industry. If you are visiting, ...
Albufeira
As with other former fishing villages in the Algarve, Albufeira has undergone a huge transformation in a few years, becoming one of the preferred tourist destinations both domestic and foreign. Its historic area full of pedestrian alleyways where the shops and terraces abound, deserves a visit. Highlighting some viewpoints\/terraces offering ...
Alcácer do Sal
Situated in the southern area of the District of Setúbal and crossed by the Sado estuary, Alcácer do Sal is part of the subregion of the Alentejo Litoral, included in the baixo Alentejo region. The route of the urban grid, marked by the Riverside axis reflected in the narrow streets ...
Alcanena
Alcanena is a village in the District of Santarem, in the heart of the Ribatejo. The town has approximately 15 000 inhabitants spread over ten parishes. Most of the territory is part of the Natural Park of Serra de Aire e Candeeiros, with natural landscapes, interesting caves and subterranean water ...
Alcobaça
Long before the Christian presence that undoubtedly marked deeply the history of Alcobaça, the man has occupied these lands since primordial times, judging by the lithic material found that makes us go back to the Paleolithic era. Hepburn also left strong marks in the municipality, being the best example of ...
Alcochete
The municipality of Alcochete is located on the South Bank of the Tagus estuary and part of the greater Lisbon Area, enjoying a privileged access to capital through the Vasco da Gama bridge, in addition to access to the Northern motorway, IC 32 and the connection to A2. The name ...
Alcoutim
Alcoutim is inextricably linked to famous battles and military episodes, as the restoration War, in 1642. Situated in the Northeast Algarve, and in a strategic position in view of the proximity of the border with Spain, the Guadiana river appears as the greatest natural wealth of the County. And it ...
Alenquer
Alenquer is the third largest municipality of the District of Lisbon, being framed by the Serra de Montejunto, in the North, and the vent de Monte Redondo and the Sierra of Ota, the South. Its name comes from "Alen Ker", meaning "the willingness to" Bulldog, referring to the dog alano, ...
Alfândega da Fé
Taking as references to Serra de Bornes to the North, the Valley of the river southern flavor, the plateau de Castro Vicente to the East and the vale da Vilariça West, Alfândega da Fé is a region of contrasts. With altitudes alternating between 400 and 1200 metres, the geography and ...
Alijó
With the coveted border River Douro, Alijó was the target of several attacks since the Muslim Spanish invasion assaults. After the Christian Reconquest, the area was resettled and, in 1226, Dom Sancho II granted a Charter. Inserted in the famous Douro demarcated region is still bounded by the rivers Tua ...
Aljezur
Aljezur is a municipality where the predominant fishing activity and has a rich and diverse natural heritage. Located along the Ocean coast, and clipped by cliffs, presents as the main poster of visit the gorgeous beaches and nice old town. The Castle, with two imposing towers, may be seen the ...
Aljustrel
The municipality of Aljustrel, characterised by long Plains, is confined to the North by Ferreira do Alentejo and to the South by Ourique and Castro Verde. The soil of this region is rich in minerals, such as copper, arsenic, sulfur, so the mining played an important role in its economic ...