Almeirim is one of the few places where the Ribatejo tradition is very genuine and real. Located in the heart of the lezíria do Tejo, this municipality of four parishes is part of Santarém's district. This is a place with a rich history. It is since prehistory that various folks have been settling here. There are still traces of this occupation in our days, like the Fonte da Moça epipaleolithic shell beds, a few milestones belonging to the Roman road that connected Mérida and Lisbon and also the Roman town of Azeitada. Almeirim is closely linked to one of its most famous products: Sopa de Pedra (stone soup). The recipe of this magnificent soup is well known today and expanded far beyond Almeirim, considered Portugal's capital of the Stone Soup. Stone Soup is linked to a legend, which tells the story of a friar who, feeling tired after a long journey, knocked on the door of a house and asked for a borrowed pot to make a soup made of stone. What initially was a simple soup turned out to be a good spicy soup, once the friar took advantage of the curiosity of the house owners to gradually get more ingredients. In the end, the friar took the stone from the pan and kept it to use in a new opportunity.
What to do in Almeirim
Pórtico de Paço dos Negros
Simple facade portico, white-washed, surmounted by battlements and respective merlons. On the side you can see the Royal arms, open Crown, flanked by the armillary sphere of the founder, King d. Manuel I, known as King Does.
Museu Municipal de Almeirim
Neste espaço poderá conhecer uma mostra de peças representantes de trabalhos agrícolas, além de objetos religiosos, moedas, fotos, mapas e outros.
Jardim da República
Space landscaped with flower beds and trees that are among unpaved paths, with strategically placed benches. Has lighting.
Ciclovia de Almeirim
The bike lane of Almeirim is a via for touring cyclists and all those who are interested in the site. A good way to get to know the region more healthy!
Parque Alfredo Bento Calado
Ample garden space with good shadows and a lake in the Center, with water fountains that make this garden a place of leisure very enjoyable.
Jardim do Largo das Caravelas
Landscaped space, with beautiful flowerbeds, garden benches and lighting.
Jardim Público de Cortiçóis
Garden with flowerbeds and trees of varying sizes, with a circular fountain and a gazebo. Has acimentados banks and lighting.
Kartódromo de Almeirim
Clue in tar, with grassy areas and lighting, intended for the practice of Karting. Usually receive competitions of this sport.
Parque Desportivo Municipal de Almeirim
Park with excellent conditions and equipment, of which part football pitches, athletics track and a pavilion.
Pista de BMX de Almeirim
Terrain adapted to the practice of this modality more radical, with several ramps, flooded areas and trees.
Skatepark de Almeirim
Park geared for more radical sports, with concrete ramps of various sizes and shapes.
Biblioteca Municipal Marquesa do Cadaval
The work on this site since 1991, this library was given the name of the person who donated the land. Intends to be a space to support culture, through the loan of books (query and search) and the access to …
Quinta da Alorna
Com uma área de 2.800 hectares, esta quinta dedica-se à exploração agrícola, onde se inclui a criação de cavalos, montado, cereais, fruta, floresta e vinha. Destaque para os seus 220 hectares de vinha.
Cine-Teatro de Almeirim
Modern space by Amilcar Pinto, who has been assumed a leading role in promoting diverse cultural and quality accommodation in Almeirim.
Where to eat in Almeirim
O CISCO - Cozinha Tradicional, em Almeirim, é o sonho concretizado de Alexandre Albergaria. Um sonh…
As can be read at the entrance, this is the ideal place to experience the flavors of Ribatejo, acco…
A simple place with a modest service, that became known for its "sopa de pedra". It serves quit del…
Portuguese, Seafood restaurant
The room is dominated by two huge tanks of live seafood and at the entrances loom large ham, queijo…
In this restaurant, Constantine of Eels in Almeirim, at first glance, the eels are gastronomic asse…
Stone Soup, eels or cod in the oven are the main specialities of this simple and spacious restauran…
Where to sleep in Almeirim
Modern space located just off the motorway, the hotel New Prince, of three stars, boasts 60 comfortable rooms, Soundproofed and well decorated.
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Ferreira do Zêzere
Ferreira do Zêzere's landscape, although it is located at the northern end of Ribatejo, has little to do with the typical lezíria. Deep valleys, pine…
The small municipality of Sardoal integrates the Santarém district and consists of only four parishes. The fact of being small and the type of houses…
This is one of the most beautiful towns of Portugal. Located in the middle of the Ribatejo region, on the north bank of the river Tejo, Constância is…
Salvaterra de Magos
Salvaterra de Magos is located in the middle of the lezíria ribatejana, beside the river Tagus. A region with strong traditions, particularly in bull…