Rua Manuel Simões Maia (near Almoínha Grande Roundabout), 2415-520 Leiria
An intergenerational space and a stage to countless festivals that benefit from a roof that was built in the meantime, in the early twentieth century.
The Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória is located in the town of Batalha, Portugal. It was built in 1386 by D.João I of Portugal as a symbol of gratitude to the Virgin Mary for victory at the Battle of Aljubarrota.
Largo Infante D. Henrique 2440-109 Batalha
Through streets and alleys, visitors can try to follow in the footsteps of Father Amaro and Amélia, the main characters of the famous Eça de Queirós novel, or allow themselves to happen upon a space rich in architectural elements.
An 'island' between the green sea of the Leiria pine forest and the Atlantic Ocean, Pedrógão beach offers huge stretches of sand, the benefits found in iodine, Art "Xávega" (sweep net fishing) and tranquility to its visitors.
Óbidos is a Portuguese village in the Leiria district, West sub-region, Center region, with aroud 2200 inhabitants. It is part of the Região de Turismo do Oeste [Western Tourism Region].
The Leiria Museum is organised in two exhibition spaces. The first space is a long-term exhibition that offers general reading about the history of the area. The second space offers temporary exhibitions that go into more depth exploring themes and specific collections.Rua Tenente Valadim, n.º 41, 2410-190 Leiria, tel: 244 839 677
O m|i|mo - The Museum of the Moving Image was awarded an honorable mention in the Best Portuguese Museum category by the National Association of Museology in 2011. Incorporated in its estate are object collections that provide information about the evolution of Cinematography.
Largo de São Pedro, 8000-145 Leiria
The "Art, Wine, Passion" themed project implemented in several farms aims to surpass the expectations of even the most demanding curious onlookers. From vineyards to wine, the whole winemaking process is immersed in various settings that include tradition and modernity, with diverse artistic exhibitions, from painting to sculpture, never forgetting magnificent natural artworks.
In the heart of Leiria, the Rodrigues Lobo Square is nowadays considered the city's living room, a space for leisure and socialising in its many terraces. The typical Portuguese paving, the cultural and leisure initiative performances, and the view of Leiria Castle are some of the space's main attractions.
The Monastery of Santa Maria de Alcobaça represented one of the most important and most widely significant Cistercian houses of the Iberian Peninsula in the emerging Kingdom of Portugal.
Praça 25 de Abril 2460 - 018 Alcobaça
The Leiria Cathedral is classified as a national monument. It is comprised of a Latin cross plan made up of three naves and tripartite top.
Since the end of the 19th century, the Pereira Alves de Matos Carreira Agricultural House, currently the Dona Julinha Municipal Agriculture Museum, was one of the great agricultural houses of the Leiria region.
Tv. da Igreja, 2425-712 Ortigosa
Known for its thermal springs, Monte Real is a charming town, combining nature and heritage. The visit itinerary includes a mandatory passage through the royal palaces' ruins, attributed to Queen Santa Isabel, from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Lis valley.
The Lis River takes on a major role in the Leiriense identity. Prominent element in the city of Leiria, this watercourse inspired poets and prose writers and even the theme of a legend that told of a love between the Lis and its tributary Lena.
Stretching 600 meters it is the perfect place for strolling and leisure getting in touch with nature.
Equipment restored by Architect Siza Vieira is an ex-libris of the history of the Leirienese industry.
R. da Fábrica do Papel 13, 2410-127 Leiria
It was set up in the Town Hall building until 1997, the year in which the current space was inaugurated, in Largo Cândido dos Reis (Terreiro), in a restored building adapted to the Readers' various needs.
The Castle of Óbidos is of Roman origin, probably laid on a castro. It was later a fortification under the Arab rule.
The Abrigo do Lagar Velho is located in Vale do Lapedo and is an archaeological site which was discovered in 1998 and classified as a national monument, in which there is a child grave from the Upper Paleolithic, commonly known as Menino do Lapedo’ (Lapedo Child).
Carrasqueira - Santa Eufémia - Leiria
With about 35 hectares, the garden was created under protest against the destruction of the Buddhas of Bamiyan in what was one of the greatest acts of cultural barbarism, wiping out masterpieces from the late period of Gandhara Art.
The Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima gives expression to the Our Lady of the Rosary's request, already alluded to on August 13th 1917 and expressly stated in the apparition on October 13th of that year to Lúcia de Jesus, Francisco Marto and Jacinta Marto.