The West has an important meaning in the origins of Portugal, as seen in its history, art and culture. You can visit magnificent castles and monasteries they represent the full meaning of how important the West was during the formation of Portugal. But the West offers you an array of museums and art galleries.
Throughout the year, the West offers you a variety of shows and events for the families, the children, and the elderly and for the younger public. From the smaller festivities and pilgrimages, to the Festival Internacional de Chocolate in Óbidos or the Festival do Vinho Português in Bombarral. The West has the ideal program for you.
Throughout the mountains to the beaches, the West offers you different landscapes for those who look for a calm environment, can enjoy the footpaths e can discover a little bit of the West, or for those who look for adventure, can enjoy mountain biking, caving, surfing, and others.