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Óbidos, Portugal on Architectural Digest

Whitewashed houses line Óbidos’s crooked cobblestone streets, where traditional restaurants serve octopus salad and the Portuguese drink ginjinha. The historic heart of the city is its 12th-century castle, which was converted into a medieval-inspired boutique hotel in the 1950s. Óbidos … Continue reading

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Why you need to visit Portugal’s Centro region now

Portugal is more than its bustling capital and surfer-ready coasts. Its central regions — like the town of Obidos — are rich with activity. Source: CNN You can read the full article here

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Show Jumping at Quintas de Óbidos Equestrian Center

Following the extremely successful inaugural Show Jumping competition at Quintas de Obidos equestrian Center in 2014, we are proud to announce our first event of the 2015 season. The CSN-B competition will be held on the weekend of March 28th … Continue reading

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Europe’s Best Big-Time Small Destinations

Obidos, Portugal This small fortified town complete with stark white houses, a medieval castle and beautiful views can be found in the Estremadura Province. It’s also known as the ‘wedding present town’ because in the 13th century, Portuguese Queen Isabel … Continue reading

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Portugal Tops with Readers

Italy, Austria, Germany UK round out top 5 In the 10Best Reders’ Choice contest for ‘Best European Country,’ voting was heaviest for one nominee in particular.  Portugal has apparently stolen the hearts of the readers as it secured the lion’s … Continue reading

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