With an impressive natural heritage, surrounded by protected landscapes, the Lines of Torres Vedras were the most effective military construction in the history of Europe. Today, its forts, redoubts, military roads and headquarters hold the memory of the beginning of the end of Napoleon Bonaparte’s expansionist aspirations.
Near to Lisbon International Airport, it has at its heart one of the major wine-producing regions in Portugal, with DOC certifications, and estates and vineyards that offer wine tourism activities.
The diversity of nature between the sea and the river provides the perfect setting for open air activities such as walks, trails, geocaching and birdwatching. For the more adventurous, surfing, canoeing or hang gliding are among the options. Lovers of horse riding or golf will also discover a range of attractive possibilities.
Alone, with friends or with your family, you will not be short of ways to enjoy the region that connects the river Tagus with the Atlantic, just as it did in 1810.