It is an area of intense luminosity and mild climate, where the coastline and the countryside merge in a unique way, a patch of green, dotted with white houses and the blue ocean in the background, populated by hospitable local people, divided between the best land can offer and the ancestral callings of the sea.
Formed by towns and cities as Alcobaça, Alenquer, Arruda dos Vinhos, Bombarral, Cadaval, Caldas da Rainha, Lourinhã, Nazaré, Óbidos, Peniche, Sobral de Monte Agraço and Torres Vedras, is once again a unique area of modern rurality, united by centuries of common cultural heritage surrounded with a fine vineyard culture and combined with local fishing traditions.
The proximity to Lisbon and the strategic location to other urban centres of reference has been the support of growth and development in this western region.
The motorways A8 (Lisbon / Leiria), (A17 / A29 connecting to Porto) and A15 (Óbidos / Santarém), in conjunction with the IP6, A1, A23 (this one linking Spain) makes the West region extremely accessible, transforming any visit in to a convenient and enjoyable ride.
Also the international airports of Lisbon and Porto easily connect to all major European centres.
YOUR VISIT TO THE WEST BECOMES COMPULSORY