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.

What to do in Abrantes

Travel Guide

Up to date tourist information about the city's top attractions

The best river beaches in Central Portugal

From the Serra da Estrela area to the districts of Santarém and Portalegre are beautiful freshwater beaches.

Where to eat in Abrantes

Where to sleep in Abrantes

Monte da Várzea
Monte da Várzea

O Monte da Várzea, em Alvega, rodadeado por 105 hectares de férteis terras junto ao Tejo, é um espaço de conforto, lazer e qualidade de vida, que proporciona r…

Hotel Pôr do Sol
Hotel Pôr do Sol

2 star

Typical House of recent construction, with family atmosphere and attentive service, featuring simple yet functional rooms 19.

Near Abrantes

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Ferreira do Zêzere


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Sardoal

Sardoal


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Alpiarça

Alpiarça


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