Sunday, 29 November 2009

Villa Natal in Obidos from 28th of November to the 3rd of January

Obidos Christmas Town is an event that will surprise for its originality. More details here:

Every year it is dedicated to a different theme pertaining to the holiday season. Traditional fairy tales are brought to life and recreated in a unique environment, offering a different outlook of the Christmas period without ever forgetting its traditional characters, especially Santa Claus. The colorful houses and entertainment program are the highpoint of the event, along with the ice skating rink.


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Friday, 27 November 2009

The Lagoon Sailing School - Foz do Arelho - Portugal

Come to Escola de Vela da Lagoa, relax and leave all the worries behind.

About 100km north of Lisbon - Portugal you find Escola de Vela da Lagoa.

With a wonderful lagoon, Lagoa de Óbidos, this is the right place to practise water sports. At your disposal there is gear for rental so that you can sail all by yourself in the calm waters of the lagoon and also a group of certificated professionals that you help your initiation on any of our activities which are: windsurf, kitesurf, catamaran, optimist, canoeing, wakeboard and water ski.
Wind, water and lovely landscapes.

In the Lagoon of Óbidos - Portugal you’ll find great conditions to practice different water sports. Escola de Vela da Lagoa takes advantage on the best that the lagoon has to offer and provides you a diverse set of activities.

You can learn comfortably with one of our monitors or in case you have experience rent the gear and sail all by yourself.

Take a chance, you won’t possibility regret it!

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What to do in the Silver Coast? - 12 Months / 12 Ideas Silver Coast

Silver Coast Portugal - Activities - What to do!?

Some activities & festivities happening on the Silver Coast!

If you are visiting the Silver Coast and you are not sure what to do then please consider the following possibilities...!

Caldas da Rainha
Region offer regarding to weding events;

Chocolate Festival
Festival where the chocolate is the main attraction!

Rio Maior
Feira das Tasquinhas

The best place to meet with the best Gastronomy that the Silver Coast haves to offer!
Based with snacks with all traditional portuguese plates, the visitor can simply sit down and try the best food with the bestb regional wine!

Festival das Sopas
A festival were the visitors can try the best home made soups of the Silver Coast... and of course of the WORLD!

Arruda dos Vinhos
Gastronomy Month
A contest, where the local restaurants show the best they can offer!!

Flavours of the Sea Festival
The best place to enjoy the flavours that the Atlantic ocean has to offer!

Sea food & shell fish Festival
The best place to enjoy the best shell fish!

Medieval Festival in Óbidos

International Piano Masterclasses

International Piano Masterclasses

National Fair of the "Rocha" Pear!

Opera Festival

Festival of the Sweet Rice

Grapes Festival

Arruda dos vinhos
Wine & Vineyards Festival

Torres Vedras
Torres on Ice

Villa Natal

What to in and around Óbidos area!

Here you can find some important phone contacts on places to visit or activities to do in Caldas da Rainha!

Golden Eagle Golf Course - Rio Maior - +351 243 940 040
Praia D'El Rey Golf Course - +351 262 905 005

Caldas da Rainha - Main Beaches
Praia da Foz do Arelho
Praia de Salir do Porto

Caldas da Rainha - Museums
Centro de Artes +351 262 840 540
Museum of Bicycles & Museum of Ceramics
+351 262 840 280 -
Museum of Factory of Bordalo Pinheiro -
Museum of the Hospital of Caldas da Rainha +351 262 830 300
Museum João Fragoso +351 262 840 540
Museum São Rafael +351 262 839 384
Museum José Malhoa +351 262 831 984
Museum and Studio of António Duarte

Caldas da Rainha - Theatre
Teatro Praça de Touros +351 262 831 007

Town Tourist Office - Information
Caldas da Rainha +351 262 831 007

Bank Hollidays in Portugal

1st of January New Year

5th of February Carnival

21st of March - Holly Friday

23rd of March - Easter

25th of April - Day of Freedom

1st of May - Labours Day

22nd of May - Corpo de Deus

10th of June - Day of Portugal

15th of August - Assunção de Nossa Senhora

5th of October - Republic day

1st of November - Day of all Saints

1st of December - Independece Day

8th of December - Saint Holliday

25th December - Christmas Day