PLACES TO VISIT
Prime location to visit the many historical places of interest on the silver Coast
The Monastery of Batalha (Portuguese: Mosteiro da Batalha), literally the Monastery of the Battle, is a Dominican convent in the civil parish of Batalha, in the district ofLeiria, in central region of Portugal. Originally, and officially known, as the Monastery of Saint Mary of the Victory (Portuguese: Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória), it was erected in commemoration of the 1385 Battle of Aljubarrota, and would serve as the burial church of the 15th-Century Aviz dynasty of Portuguese royals. It is one of the best and original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal, intermingled with the Manueline style.)
The Monastery of Santa maria d'Alcobaca was founded in the 12th century by King Alfonso. Its size and the architectural style is really worth the visit. Alcobaca has lots of restaurants and cafe hence great to visit both day and evening. Just 20 minutes drive
Visit one of the Jewlels of portugal, the Picturesque village and the medieval castle, of Obidos. Just 15 minutes drive. A wonderful medieval experience.