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The municipality of Oeiras has various points of cultural interest and pleasant locations for sports and leisure. Besides the forts of São Bruno and São Julião da Barra, on its coast, you will find also the fantastic Piscina Oceânica swimming pool. Oeiras has
one of the finest examples of the Portuguese 18th century mansions, the Palácio do Marquês de Pombal. The former residence of the first minister of King José, the Marquês de Pombal (who was also Conde de Oeiras), it is in the Baroque and Rococo styles. The elegance of its gardens, full of statues, panels of tiles and waterfalls, is complemented by a fascinating interior, with paintings, frescos, tiles and statues of rare quality. The palace's monumental wine cellar is also impressive.
In this municipality, don't miss the opportunity to visit the Quinta Real de Caxias and the Parish Church. For more relaxed sightseeing, visit the Fábrica da Pólvora and, with children, the Aquário Vasco da Gama.
If you visit Oeiras during your stay in Lisbon, set aside a few hours to discover this magnificent palace. The building, one of the aristocratic houses most representative of the Rococo and Baroque styles in Portugal, was designed by Carlos Mardel in the second half of the 18th century. The residence of the great rebuilder of Lisbon was thus designed to combine both recreation and business. The beauty of the palace and its gardens is coupled with a large area of farming land and a substantial winery. The property also contains an olive oil press and a fishing lodge, denoting the huge versatility of the farm. Inside the palace, there are paintings, frescoes, azulejo tiles and statues that impress all those who visit. Come and see them for yourself.
The Art Centre houses the Manuel de Brito Collection. This extraordinary treasure trove, the result of the hard work, effort and dedication of Manuel de Brito and his family, is truly one of the most important centres of 20th Century Portuguese art. The collection includes key works from the current art scene. The collection as a whole comprises over three hundred works, produced by a number of Portugal’s leading artists.
The riverside walk in Oeiras, better known as the paredão, is a fantastic place to walk or cycle in Lisbon. It begins by the beach in Paço d’Arcos and ends at Praia da Torre, passing by the dock, saltwater ocean pool and various beaches in the area. It is very popular amongst the local inhabitants for walking, sport and enjoying the excellent weather that it experiences most of the year. Come and discover one of the places with the best quality of life in Lisbon, where the relaxed ambiance and sea air combine in calm and perfect harmony, epitomising your stay in Lisbon.
The aquarium was inaugurated in 1898 with the support of D. Carlos I (1863-1908), and its main aim was to offer the visitor direct contact with the great riches of the aquatic world. There is a very diversified collection of objects related to the oceanographic research promoted by D. Carlos. The aquarium has 4000 specimens of marine fauna and flora from the world's various ecosystems.
Dare your family and friends and come have fun in a total safety environment, overcoming obstacles and breaking barriers.
Enjoy Lisbon and the River Tagus in all their glory in one place. With a view of two stunning buildings and access to the pure sea air, this walk is ideal for... walking.
BORK You is the partner of your outdoor activities: kayak, stand up paddle, surf, diving, hiking and biking trips, the whole in great nature environment.
A cultural centre and a place where Portugal’s recent history has been forged, the Fábrica da Pólvora is an essential visit on the outskirts of Lisbon.
Enjoy a warm welcome and easy access to Lisbon city centre at the Holiday Inn Express Lisbon-Oeiras hotel.
This boutique 5-star hotel is set in the center of the town Paço de Arcos, 15 minutes from Lisbon and Cascais. It combines tradition with the comfort of a modern hotel.
The best way to discover Lisbon and Cascais on the same trip is to catch the train and let your eyes soak up the views of the coast and the sea.
An ode to the Baroque and Rococo styles in Portugal, this palace is a listed monument that provides a stunning insight into life at court.
Situated in Oeiras, this 3,515-yard 9-hole course, offers players an enjoyable and challenging golf experience just 10 minutes away from the busy streets of Lisbon.
Find all the benefits of the beach, without the sand, near Lisbon. Have a swim with all the taste of the sea, but none of the inconvenience.
Enjoy a calm and peaceful part of the Lisbon region. Far from traffic and close to the sea, the seafront walk is a popular place at the weekend in Oeiras.
Elegantly Baroque, the Quinta Real de Caxias is a prime example of 18th and 19th-century aristocratic tastes. The house is stunning, but it’s the gardens that impress the most.