The mediaeval town of Óbidos is
one of the most picturesque and
well preserved in Portugal.
Quite close to Lisbon and located
on high ground near the Atlantic coast.
Is a city in the municipality of Ourem
and has become in one of the most important
international destinations of religious
tourism, receiving between 6 and 8 million
pilgrims by year.
In terms of historic significance and romantic beauty,
Coimbra is second only to Lisbon and Oporto.
Its ancient buildings cling to the side of the hill that rises
above the curves of the Mondego river.
A small town amidst the hills
of the Leiria area, Batalha only became
a place of any significance upon the
building of its magnificent monastery,
now honoured with Unesco World