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Europe > Iberia > Portugal > Central Portugal > Alcobaça


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For other places with the same name, see Alcobaça (disambiguation).
Alcobaça Monastery

Alcobaça is a small city in western Portugal.

Get in[edit]

Map of Alcobaça

By car[edit]

The main Lisbon-Porto route is A/1.

By train[edit]

Linha do Oeste line (Lisbon-Figueira da Foz) via Leiria. Or by bus, check rede expressos.

Get around[edit]

Map of Alcobaça





antonio padreiro, nearby the main square



Go next[edit]

  • Fátima (Sanctuary of Our Lady) – Place of the worldwide famous Marian apparitions.
  • Batalha – has a nice monastery.
  • Caldas da Rainha – charming, unassuming city to experience authentic daily Portuguese life
  • Leiria – with its famous castle.
  • Nazaré – a picture-postcard beach town, lately noted for its surfing
  • Óbidos – walled hilltop medieval town
  • Peniche – beaches and water sports, access to the Berlengas archipelago
  • Pinhal de Leira, pinewood forest.
  • São Martinho do Porto – popular beach on a bay
  • Tomar – Convento de Cristo, UNESCO World Heritage Site
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