Oeiras

Despite its size and population of 35 000 inhabitants, Oeiras is a village. It is the seat of a municipality composed of 10 parishes, for a total of approximately 170 thousand inhabitants. It is located on the right bank of the Tagus estuary and the economy is mainly based on services. The human presence dates back to the prehistoric period. Few traces remained from the time of the Roman and Arabic occupations. It was in the 12th and 13th centuries that some of the coastline forts were erected. But it would be in the 16th century, under the reign of Dom Manuel I, when Oeiras would grow, with the establishment of some industrial units, particularly with the gunpowder factories in Barcarena. In 1759 Oeiras was elevated to town and, in 1898, it became a municipality, after three years belonging to Cascais. The county currently boasts one of the highest indices of life quality in Portugal, being the headquarters of major companies linked to new technologies.

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Vila Galé Collection Palácio dos Arcos
Vila Galé Collection Palácio dos Arcos

5 star

The hotel Vila Galé Collection Palácio dos Arcos is the first five-star unit of the Group Vila Galé in Portugal and opened on April 25, 2013. This is a hotel o…

Solplay Hotel Apartamentos
Solplay Hotel Apartamentos

4 star

The Solplay Hotel offers 119 comfortable apartments of T0, T1 and T2 with free access to broadband Internet, all featuring large balconies and a wide range of …

Solar Palmeiras
Solar Palmeiras

4 star

Located facing the sea, this is a 19th century manor with 34 large and well equipped suites. It is located 15 km away from the casino and 10 km away from Lisbo…

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