Obidos, Portugal

Our featured region is Obidos, 1 hour north of Lisbon, in Portugal. It has a beautiful natural lagoon, a castle taken by Portugal's first king in 1148, and other attractions such as a chocolate festival, a medieval festival, and a Christmas festival. Read more

If you'd like to discover the Obidos region, we suggest nautical activities, such as kite-surfing or wind-surfing, with our guaranteed voucher.

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The castle was conquered by D. Afonso Henriques, first King of Portugal, on 10th January 1948. It is a perfect example of medieval constructions. It has housed a hostel since 1950.

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Photo credits: Obidos local authority