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The Pátio do Vale is located in the middle of a cultural triangle with a very rich architectural heritage

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Places to visit

Batalha

with its Gothic monastery, where you can visit its Imperfect Chapels
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Alcobaça

the biggest monastery of the Order of Cistercians is a jewel of the medieval architecture
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Tomar

with its stronghold of the Order of the Temple
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Mafra

its Palace and Convent, built in the 18th century, is the largest religious building in Portugal
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Óbidos

a village where time seems to stop in its streets covered of bougainvilleas
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Queluz

is particularly known because of its Palace, built in 1758 and inspired in the Palace of Versailles. Nowadays, the building is used by the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art
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Coimbra

a quiet city which has one of the oldest universities in the world. The University of Coimbra was founded in 1290, coming to Coimbra in 1308
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Serras de Aire e Candeeiros Natural Park

with its limestone massif and beautiful caves
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Berlengas Islands

an archipelago composed by 3 groups of islands, one of the most beautiful sites to visit from Peniche
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Nazaré

the most famous fishing harbour of Portugal
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Pine Forest of Leiria

which was planted in the beginning of the 14th century. The wood from this pine forest was used to build the caravels, which a century later explored the oceans in the Portuguese Discoveries
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Lagoon of Pataias


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Marsh of Tornada


Nazaré

enjoy its beautiful beach of fine sand
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Berlengas Islands

an archipelago composed by 3 groups of islands, one of the most beautiful sites to visit from Peniche
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Baleal Beaches

Baleal is located in the North of Peniche, in the West region of Portugal, being separated from the continent by a white fine sand beach
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Péniche

The first fishing harbour of Portugal, Peniche is partially encircled by walls of the 16th century
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Ericeira

Located between Peniche and Lisbon, Ericeira is the main spot for surfing in Portugal
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Fátima

became known in 1917 when three young shepherds said they saw the Virgin Mary there several times. Those apparitions gave rise to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima, a famous place of catholic pilgrimage
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Lisbon

the Portuguese capital and biggest city of the country, located in the mouth of the Tagus river
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The dinosaur footprints


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The Salt Ponds of Rio Maior,

with more than eight centuries, are located 30 km away from the shore
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The Santana Market, several centuries old