Abrantes

Abrantes is one of the largest counties in the country. It Is located at the junction of the regions of Ribatejo, Beira Baixa and Alentejo, featuring an extremely varied landscape. To the North, extensive pine forests and the albufeira of Castelo de Bode, to the South the lezíria do Tejo and the typical Alentejo landscape. The name Abrantes probably derives from Aurantes, due to the amount of gold that was taken from the river sands. It is often called "Flower City", largely because of the festivities in which its inhabitants adorn the streets with flowers. The city of Abrantes is a commercial and industrial hub of the fertile agricultural region. It has metallurgical and metalworking industry. In gastronomy, especially the famous "Palha de Abrantes" and the tigeladas stand out.

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Praia Fluvial da Aldeia do Mato

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River Beach in the locality of Village in albufeira, Castelo de Bode dam, highly sought after for the practice of nautical and recreational activities. The scenic beauty, an ally to support infrastructures provide pleasant moments of leisure.

Palha de Abrantes

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Fortaleza de Abrantes / Castelo de Abrantes

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Castle situated on the right bank of the Tagus River, consisting of medieval fortifications and bastions. This castle has undergone profound changes and reconstructions over the centuries, particularly in the 17th and 19TH centuries. In the 17th century, Dom Afonso V, fearing an invasion of Spain, ordered the rebuilding of ancient fortifications. This fortress was considered the key to the ...

Aquapolis

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Urban Park located in Abrantes, on both banks of the river Tagus. There are about 85 acres of redeveloped area, with several recreational infrastructures, tourism and sport, such as the inflatable dam, several gardens and green areas, playground, picnic Park, ...

Parque Urbano de Abrantes / Parque de São Lourenço

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Ample green space that integrates wooded areas and gardens, picnic parks, playground, a restaurant, a coffee shop, an ice cream parlor, a terrace, a library and a toy library. Often, here are organized various events.

Torre de Menagem do Castelo de Abrantes

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Be sure to visit this tower of homage, one of the few remaining traces of the ancient castle of Abrantes, dating from the 12th century. The donjon was built later, in the early 14th century, in the reign of Dinis. ...

Igreja de São Vicente

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The original temple was founded in 1148 by D. Afonso Henriques and destroyed in 1179. It was reconstructed during the 12th century and underwent several reforms; it has three naves with six ranks and Doric columns. It stands out the ...

A Forja

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It is a small museum, opened in 1980 and raised in tribute to all those who contributed to the birth of Metalúrgica Duarte Ferreira. Includes a reconstruction of the workshop, some wrought-iron instruments and the evolution of the forge, since ...

Igreja de Santa Maria do Castelo

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It was constructed under the orders of Dom Afonso II in 1215, this church was destroyed by an earthquake in 1429 and it was later rebuilt in 1433. On the last quarter of the 15th century here it were constructed ...

Conjunto Urbano do Centro Histórico de Abrantes

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The historical core of Abrantes is characterized by the existence of houses with facades decorated with sardinheiras or mauve-pink. Highlights are the churches of St. John, St. Vincent and Santa Maria do Castelo, classified as national monuments, as well as ...

Miradouro da Fortaleza de Abrantes

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This site will get panoramic views of the Tagus River and over the entire city of Abrantes. The views can get up to 80 miles and covers much of the municipality, since the Northern pine forests in the area of ...

Tigeladas de Abrantes

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Igreja da Misericórdia de Abrantes

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16th-century Church, restored in the 18th century, consisting of a single nave longitudinal plant and presbytery, with homogeneous coverage in gable roof. Emphasis on the Renaissance portal, with signature of Gaspar Dinis and date of 1548, for the gilt and ...

Igreja de São João Baptista

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This church was founded by the Queen Saint Isabel in 1300 and afterwards it was reconstructed by Filipe the 2nd between 1589 and 1633. It is worthy to mention the Renaissance coffers in stone on the main chapel, the 16th ...

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