With a monastery that is one of the 7 wonders of Portugal, Alcobaça is land of fruit, pastries and much more.
Home to one of the largest agricultural schools in Europe in the Middle Ages, it became a region producing excellent fruit that it proudly displays today.
Also worthy of mention are the confectionery, ceramics and crystal productions, with the famous cheetah, which is no longer produced, being celebrated.
Highlights in Alcobaça:
The monastery is a must, nearby Cós is a good complement and the various beaches have São Martinho do Porto as their highlight.