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10.10.2022 • 23.10.2022
The enchanting Medieval village of Óbidos, encircled by walls, will amaze you with its endless beauty. A literary town embellished by bougainvilleas, winding streets and colourful houses. Sweet like chocolate!
48 hours in Óbidos
The enchanting Medieval village of Óbidos, encircled by walls, will amaze you with its endless beauty. This is why until 1883 Óbidos was exclusive property of the Queens of Portugal. A UNESCO Creative City, Óbidos is a paradise for book lovers from all over the globe. A literary town embellished by bougainvilleas, winding streets and colourful houses. Sweet like chocolate!
Sleeping in Óbidos
The welcoming flowery town of Óbidos provides its visitors comfortable hotels and exquisite accommodation at the heart of absolutely settings. Literary hotels, sustainable accommodations near Óbidos Lagoon or exceptional golf resort hotels.
F(O)LIO - Óbidos International Literary Festival
Organised since 2015 by the City Hall of Óbidos and the bookshop Ler Devagar, F(O)LIO - Óbidos International Literary Festival is certainly the most prestigious literary festival in Portugal. An event that congregates the best international and national writers, deeply enganging the local community and interacting with the unique scenario of the Medieval village of Óbidos. A literary town that welcomes book lovers from all over the world!
Books & Chocolates
Óbidos is all about pleasure. The pleasure of reading, writing and tasting mouth-watering chocolates or the typical "ginja d'Óbidos". A tour across the most iconic bookshops and chocolate shops of Óbidos! Pure delight!
Along with books and chocolates, the liqueur "Ginja d'Óbidos" is another symbol of Óbidos. The perfect drink to say cheers to life and to another sunrise!
Saint Mary's Church
Located in Santa Maria square, the main church of Óbidos - Saint Mary's Church - is a breath-taking example of the fascinating art of Portuguese tiles!
Óbidos Lagoon is a coastal lagoon that covers an area of 2600 ha, which is 5 km long and 1 km wide, located between Cape Carvoeiro and São Martinho do Porto. As any other coastal lagoon, Óbidos Lagoon is an environmental system in permanent evolution.