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Obidos: Medieval Tales and Secret Spots Tour

Product ID: 179957
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Explore a Medieval castle, before walking through the mythical “Rua Direita” of Óbidos village. You will also get to visit the Saint Mary Church and drink a local liqueur from a chocolate cup.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy some of the village's secret spots
  • Explore the moorish neighborhood
  • Taste the local and fresh Ginjinha liqueur in a cup of chocolate
  • Visit some bookstores installed in the old churches
Full description
With a local guide, you will visit the village main gate where you will learn more about the village foundation, as well as the Romans and Moors occupation. Your next point of call will be Rua Direita, tha main street of Obidos to Saint Peter church where Josefa de Óbidos is buried. Josefa was one of the most important Baroque painters in Portugal.

After the Saint Peter church, you will head to the Saint Mary's church to see Josefa de Óbidos paintings (inside the church) and the incredible tomb of João Noronhas. After this church visit, you will venture to explore a secret Jewish neighborhood and discover some hidden gardens that are outside of the main touristic routes.

Before the completion of your tour, you will have the opportunity to climb up the old castle walls. Here you will be provided with an amazing view of the village, and it makes for a wonderful photo opportunity. This unique experience at Obidos ends with a tasting of the local and traditional rich sour cherry liqueur "Ginjinha", served in a cup of chocolate.
Includes
  • Bottle of water
  • Ginjinha liqueur tasting
What’s Not Included
  • Anything not mentioned above
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Óbidos Tourism Office

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 6 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
5.0/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Silver Coast Travelling Tours

Product ID: 179957