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Abrantes : Michelin's recommendations


In the centre of Portugal, Abrantes occupies an attractive site. The town seems to climb up the side of a hill and dominates the right bank of the Tagus and the Tramagal road, south of the river. It has beautiful panoramic views over the white city. The French troops made their entrance there on 24 November 1807. The city gave itself up without resistance to this handful of unruly, poorly clothed and exhausted men. The French later moved to Lisbon, now abandoned by the royal family.

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Tourist attractions Abrantes : Things to see and do

  • Church of the Misericord

    R. 1o de Dezembro P - 2200 Abrantes

    This church built in 1584 has six magnificent wood paintings from the 16C attributed to Grégorio Lopes evoking the Advent and the life of Christ... You will also notice the very beautiful gilded wood altar from the 18C and a furniture-shaped organ ch..

  • Hospital of the Misericord

    Motta Ferraz P - 2200 Abrantes

    In this old hospital you will notice the room by the name of do Définitoire, decorated with 18C azulejos and crowned by a coffered wood ceiling. One particularly eye-catching furnishing is the burra (literally meaning a female donkey) from the 16C as..

  • Santa Maria Church

    R. Dom Francisco de Almeida P - 2200 Abrantes

    Rebuilt in the 15C, this church houses a small museum that organises sacred art exhibitions. Immediately noticeable is an attractive sculpture of the Trinity (16C) in multi-coloured stone and a statue of the Virgin and Child on the high altar, from t..

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Hotels Abrantes

  • Hotel Conforto Latino

    Avenida 25 de Abril, Nº 49 P - 2200-299 Abrantes

    Located in the heart of Abrantes and nestled amongst mountain and rural surroundings, Hotel Conforto Latino offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Castle of Abrantes is a 10-minute walk away. The individually decorated rooms feature colourful ..

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Restaurants Abrantes

  • Cascata Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Rua Manuel Lopes Valente Junior 19-A P - 2200-260 Abrantes

    Well-known family establishment. It has an inexpensive diner-bar on the ground floor and a simple, classic à la carte restaurant on the first floor. Moderate prices.

  • Santa Isabel Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Rua Santa Isabel 12 P - 2200-393 Abrantes

    Occupying a typical rural property with rustic dining rooms housed in the original farm buildings, this restaurant serves excellent regional cuisine. Excellent recommendations from the knowledgeable staff.

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