Torres Novas

Torres Novas is a Portuguese municipality with 17 and parishes belonging to the District of Santarém, Ribatejo region. In historical terms, it is known that the Romans settled in these lands, as were discovered Roman ruins of a stately residence (Vila Cardílio). The locale was conquered from the Moors by Afonso Henriques, in 1148 and, two years later, received a Charter from the King Don Sancho i. Torres Novas Castle served as a bulwark to Portuguese forces at that time and is the ex-libris of the city. Nowadays, still preserves some towers of 14th century, including the donjon. The room of the castle is transformed into a garden and is a pleasant place of leisure. Other places not to be missed is the Carlos Reis Municipal Museum, a space where are exhibited works of sacred art, archeology and paintings created by Carlos Reis. In handicraft, Torres Novas stands out for its ceramics, woodwork, embroidery and lace. As for the gastronomy, the best known delicacies are the migas to the fisherman, the eels Boquilobo and the Flathead on the tile.

Where to eat in Torres Novas

What to do in Torres Novas

Where to sleep in Torres Novas

Hotel dos Cavaleiros
Hotel dos Cavaleiros

3 star

Hotel well located, friendly and with 60 comfortable rooms, including three suites. Also offers a swimming pool, a gym, a restaurant and a cinema\/Auditorium.

Hotel Torres Novas
Hotel Torres Novas

3 star

Hotel situated in the heart of Torres Novas, offering 37 well-equipped rooms, a nice restaurant and a bar.

Casa dos Arrábidos
Casa dos Arrábidos

Former convent of Franciscan friars Arrábidos, dating from the 16th century. The property consists of the former convent, orchards, a vegetable garden, a chape…

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