Strolls through history

Travel through time and discover a unique heritage in Portugal.

In anticipation of the third Napoleonic invasion, which planned to conquer the capital, three defensive lines of 85 km long and comprising 152 fortifications were secretly built between the Tagus River and the Atlantic.

Travel through time and discover a unique heritage in Portugal. The Municipality of Vila Franca de Xira features the Landscape Observatory and the Monument honouring the Defenders of Linhas de Torres, in Alhandra and the Interpretation Centre Of Forte da Casa.

The Municipal Museum also provides guided visits, following various roadmaps enabling visitors to better get to know the entire Municipality.

Limited to 24 visitors per group For reservations: Municipal Museum