Torres Vedras

Torres Vedras is located just 50 kilometers from the capital city, bordering Lourinhã, Alenquer, Mafra and Sobral de Monte Agraço. To the west, it meets the vast Atlantic Ocean, offering magnificent beaches of fine sand. One of the best known festivals in the county is its carnival, known as the most Portuguese carnival in Portugal. On this date, thousands of people head to Torres Vedras to have fun with the show of the floats, the "matrafonas" , the "big heads" and the "Zés Pereiras". In terms of gastronomy, the municipality is known for its rice, "sarrabulho", Ramalhadense beans and meat in lard. As for desserts, try the Torres Vedras "sopapao", the "doce de garfo", the bean pastries, the horseshoe cake and the regional cake from Maceiras.

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Dolce Campo Real Lisboa
Dolce Campo Real Lisboa

5 star

CampoReal Resort is a luxurious 5 star resort located in Torres Vedras. It features 151 hotel rooms, a challenging 18-hole golf course, an equestrian centre an…

Areias do Seixo Charm Hotel
Areias do Seixo Charm Hotel

5 star

The Areias do Seixo Charm Hotel is surrounded by a leafy pine tree forest and Pebble Beach, located right near Torres Vedras. Modern and sophisticated, was ope…

Noah Beach House
Noah Beach House

Localizado em Santa Cruz, dispõe de uma piscina exterior sazonal, de um bar, de um restaurante e ainda de algumas lojas. Vive em total respeito e consonância c…

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Lourinhã

Lourinhã


Lourinhã is a municipality with 11 parishes, located in Oeste region at about 60 kilometers distance from Lisbon. The economy is primarily based on f…

Cadaval

Cadaval


In the far north of Lisbon, also integrating the Oeste sub-region, is located the municipality of Cadaval, composed of ten parishes. From its past re…

Odivelas

Odivelas


Only elevated to the municipality status in 1998, Odivelas is one of the newer councils in Portugal. Situated on the right bank of the Tagus river, i…

Oeiras

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 …