Alcobaça is a city born around a monastery built by the foundation of Portugal. Considered one of the seven wonders of the country, the monastery justifies for itself a detailed visit.
Portuguese “Romeo and Juliet” story was lived in the 14th century by king Pedro I and Inês de Castro.
Their magnificent tombs occupy the most noble area of the monastery.
Alcobaça is a small town, easy to visit, with a few classical palaces surrounding the monastery.
Around it, fertile areas and wild beaches compose a beautiful landscape
Alcobaça is strategically located at short distance from many of the Portuguese tourist attractions, reachable in less than one hour. Batalha, Tomar, Óbidos and Nazaré are top attractions, but also other neighbors minutes away like Caldas da Rainha, São Martinho do Porto, Foz do Arelho, Leiria, Porto de Mós, S. Pedro de Moel justify the trip.