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Acústica Suave | Audio Guides

Acústica Suave is an audio guide rental company that operates in the whole country. The mobile spot can be found in Lisbon near Jerónimos Monastery in the bus park, right behind the taxis. From Tuesday to Sunday. In case you need to contact Acústica Suave on Mondays, please contact by e-mail or by mobile phone.

Alcobaça

Alcobaça lies in the valleys of the Rivers Alcoa and Baça, which according to some authors is the origin of its name. It has also been suggested that it was the Arabic name of the place which was split to name the two rivers.

Atlantic Road – cycling path

The cycling path of the Atlantic Road  is the largest in the country. This 62 km long cycling path offers several trails, as well as exceptional comfort and safety patterns to ride a bike, roller skates, skates or scooters. A memorable journey across incredible natural landscapes, charming beaches and welcoming towns! 

Batalha

The town of Batalha developed alongside the Monastery of Santa Maria de Vitória, constructed in 1386 to keep a vow by Portuguese King Dom João I to the Virgin Mary that he would build it if Portugal defeated Castile at the Battle of Aljubarrota on 14th August 1385.

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Books & Movies | Alcobaça

The festival Books & Movies promotes Portuguese literature and video art, bringing writers, artists and specialists and the public together in a very interesting cultural event. Books & Movies organises talks with writers and film directors, exhibits, projection of documentary films and movies, sport and leisure activities, theatre, music, autograph sessions and book releases. The next

Caminhos da História, Turismo Cultural Lda.

Caminhos da História, Lda., based in Tomar, is specialised  in cultural theme visits dedicated to the History of Portugal, historical heritage and cultural richness. It develops circuits and touring mainly focusing on Medieval military religious  orders, such as the Knights Templar, the Order of Christ and the Cister Order, Jewish heritage and Portuguese Discoveries, interpreting

Casa do Outeiro – Arts and Crafts Hotel ⋆⋆⋆

Casa do Outeiro is a small cosy family-run hotel, located in Batalha. Some of its 23 rooms offer a breathtaking view over the Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória, UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the 7 wonders of Portugal. All rooms have private bathroom, hair-dryer, personal hygiene items, air conditioned, satellite TV, direct

Casa dos Matos

Located at the heart of the Natural Park of Aire and Candeeiros Mountains, this house has six Iris rooms and 2 Charm rooms.

Castle of Almourol

The Castle of Almourol is regarded as Portugal’s most beautiful castle! Situated on a small cliffy island in the middle of the Tagus River, Almourol Castle is one of the most significant military Medieval monuments, which best evokes the memory of the Knights Templar in Portugal.

13.10.2017

Centennial | Closing Concert of the Centennial of the Apparitions of Fátima

Gulbenkian Choir and Orchestra, under the direction of Joana Carneiro Friday, October 13, 2017 | 6:30pm Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima With the world premiere of works by composers James MacMillan and Eurico Carrapatoso commissioned by the Shrine of Fatima to celebrate the Centennial of the Apparitions. As part of the

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Centennial | Cycle of Organ | Fátima

The Cycle of Organ, that integrates the vast musical program offered by the Shrine of Fatima in the context of the celebration of the Centennial of the Apparitions, proposes a repertoire created at different times and places, with different compositional styles and attitudes that, besides making allusion to a centennial period of time, will also

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Centennial | Cycle of sacred music | Fátima

In the five concerts integrated in the Cycle of Sacred Music, some elements of memory – tradition of Christian sacred music are given. It was not difficult to find the “line “, the ” understanding horizon ” for this specific cycle of recitals, as the presence of the Virgin Mary in music, since her first

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