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Bombarral is a town of 13,000 people (2011) in Portugal's Oeste region.


Casa Quinta das Cerejeiras

Bombarral's (bohn-buh-RRAHL, /bõ.bɐ.ˈʁaɫ/) economic activity is based on agriculture, with vineyards predominating.

Visitor information[edit]

Get in[edit]

  • 1 Bus terminal, Rua Mouzinho Albuquerque 45 (on the N8 road).
    • Rodoviária do Oeste (RDO). PDF timetable. Rodoviária do Oeste's Rápida Verde service provides connections from Lisbon, Óbidos, and Caldas da Rainha. Other services and destinations are available. From Lisbon: €7.35, children 4–12 €3.65, under 4 free, seniors 65+ €5.85, students €6.25.
  • 2 Comboios de Portugal (CP), Rua Júlio Tornelli (at Avenida Casimiro da Silva Marques), +351 707 210 220. PDF timetable. CP's Linha do Oeste (western line) provides Regional and InterRegional service from Lisbon, Caldas da Rainha, Leiria, and Coimbra. Lisbon: €7.50€8.25, Caldas da Rainha: €2.10€2.30.

Get around[edit]


Igreja Matriz do Bombarral - Igreja Salvador Mundi
  • 1 Bacalhôa Buddha Eden (Buddha Eden Garden), Quinta dos Loridos (3 km (1.9 mi) from exit 12 of the A8 motorway), +351 262 605 240, . 09:30–18:00 daily (closed 1 Jan & 25 Dec). On 35 hectares (86 acres) of land, Buddha Eden Garden is the largest oriental garden in Europe. It features Buddhas, pagodas, terracotta statues and sculptures. A shop and a restaurant are located onsite. Wine tastings are available with reservations. €5 entry, €4 for the "train", children 12 & under free.


The National Wine and Pear Fair is held in August.



Largo dos Aviadores
  • 1 Restaurante Dom Jose, Rua Dr Alberto Martins dos Santos 4, +351 262 604 384, . M 12:30–14:45, Tu–Sa 12:30–14:45 & 19:00–21:45, Su closed. Bombarral's only Michelin-listed (Bib Gourmand) restaurant features authentic Portuguese cooking, such as cogumelos frescos salteados com espargos (fresh mushrooms sautéed with asparagus), feijoada de porco preto com feijão branco, couve e arroz (black pork feijoada [stew] with white beans, cabbage and rice), and tarte de lima com manjericão (lime pie with basil). They have a glass-enclosed wine cellar, where you can choose your wine. €25€40.
  • 2 Forno do Avô, Avenida Inocência Cairel Simão 41, +351 262 605 552. M–F 07:00–20:00, Sa & holidays 08:00–16:00, Su closed.



  • 1 Hotel Comendador, Largo Comendador João Ferreira dos Santos, +351 262 601 638. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Three-star, 51-room accommodation. Free breakfast, Wi-Fi, and parking. 24-hour front desk. Has meeting and conference spaces, a restaurant, and bar / pastry shop. €48€63.


Go next[edit]

  • Caldas da Rainha – a charming, unassuming city to experience authentic daily Portuguese life.
  • Óbidos – a walled medieval hilltop town. The Oeste's must-see destination.
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