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To seePousos – by Leiria

Administratively downgraded by the recent reform, this village at the entrance of the highway is tightly connected with Leiria, almost as a peripheral quarter.

​It is known by the quality of the local orchestra, and not much more.

Interior of the old church

Old church

Not that old – about 300 years – the church was replaced in 2013 by a new one, thus justifying the name.

Wisely, they decided to keep it for minor celebrations, which means that it will maintained.


Torres Novas


Music is the main characteristic in the reputation of Pousos.

​Created in 1873, the musical society has been active since then, mixing tradition with modernity, as the new building testifies.