Lisbon and Obidos Tour, the perfect Tour for those who want to relive the Medieval times and on the same day make a Lisbon Tour visiting Lisbon highlights.
|PLACE OF DEPARTURE||Hotel/Apartment, Lisbon|
|HOUR OF DEPARTURE||9:00 AM|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:00 PM in the afternoon.|
This tour reconciles the visit to the Medieval Village of Obidos, one that is considered one of the most well-known Medieval towns in the Iberian Peninsula, a village very feminine or if it was not used several times as a wedding gift to the future queens, come and appreciate its streets with typical handicrafts of the region and taste a “ginja” (alcoholic drink characteristic of the region).
Lisbon, Capital of Portugal with a population of about 700 thousand Inhabitants, also known by the cities of the Seven hills occupied by its neighborhoods such as Alfama, Bairro Alto Chiado and of course Bethlehem, the highest exponent of Manueline architecture, not to mention the Pasteis de Belem.
Lisbon downtown or “Baixa de Lisboa” known for the monumentality of its buildings built after the massive 1755 earthquake that destroyed all of Lisbon, the strongest earthquake felt in Europe, which in addition to the earthquake also had a tsunami as well as weeklong fires.
This area which represent a new social order that values the merchant and financial class, to test the resilience of these buildings to a new earthquake the Portuguese prime minister Mr. Pombal used troops marching inside buildings.
Lisbon and Obidos Tour, wist the city as well as Obidos, this medieval village in a single day, why not !!!
Obidos belonged to the defensive pentagon of the Five Castles, this by the hands of the Templars, later used as a wedding gift by the Portuguese King Dinis I, to his wife Queen Isabel, the village became part of the House of the Queens, most of the Portuguese queens in Portugal was financed here receiving Obidos taxes and leaving great benefits there too Quenn Catarina order the construction of the important aqueduct and its sources to be built.
Here we will discovery of one of themos famous and appreciated Portuguese liqueurs, the Obidos “ginja”, prepared?
Obidos - Cherry Liqueur
Lisbon - Downtown
Bairro Alto - Chiado
Here we are going to visit these three important Monuments; the Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery and the Monument to the Discoveries, the last stop will be in the famous Belem pastry factory, to taste this fabulous conventual sweet that attracts millions of people every year.