Abrantes is located in the centre of the main bus and train access connections, including the Beira Baixa train track. It also gives access to the highway A23 Lisbon/Oporto.
It is a district that extends about 713.46 Km2 in which according to the Census demographical studies in 2001 demonstrated, that it has a total of 42.436 inhabitants per all trough the 19th villages.
Regarding to Abrantes natural resources, they have two of the largest hydric resources of the Country. The Tagus River (that crosses extensively around 30Km trough the district), and the Albufeira of Castelo de Bode.
The city also has a strong industrial tradition that more and more affirms its position strategically in the region.
It is a National Monument but the date of the construction of this temple it’s somehow unknown. Knowing that it already existed around 1224 and that in 1227 some works had elapsed in the ornaments and in the body of the church.
National Monument built in the 13th century. Inside of the Church in its core we can find a remarkable work of Hispano- Arabian dry- string tiles along with a rare and valuable baldachin.
This castle / museum was ordained to be built by The first King of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques in the 8th century. The castle rises in a hill of 196m of altitude and was built with the purpose to defend the line along the Tejo River.
Built in the 16th century commanded by the Infant D. Fernando. This church focus is given to the renaissance portico from 1548. The 19th century blue & white tiles are in single aisle and the 6 renaissance panels painted on tablet that mentions to the life of Christ.
National Monument. It’s unknown the certain date of it’s construction. The 1st documentary evidences confirm its existence in the 1176. However its initial dimension would not exceed the current central nave space, although it had suffered some remodelling in the 14th and 16th centuries.
The Albufeira Of Castelo de Bode has 60 Km of extension and it’s the second largest hydrographical basin of the country. Is part of the part of the rich patrimony of the District.
Area of social interaction and piers of playground, leisure, sport, tourism and culture, to city dwellers and all visitors who wish to enjoy pleasant moments in this space along the river.
Place of vital stop for those visiting the city. Is located in a beautiful area with clean air and a sprawling green area.
Location where the long-term exhibition, "Memories and Perspectives of Portuguese Cavalry," from the Collection of Lieutenant Colonel Salgueiro Maia, is open to visitors.
Usually in April, Abrantes transforms its historical center into a true garden, with activities and group events, where the Flowers takes on a prominent role.
The origins date back to the thirteenth century and stands as a landmark in the social and cultural life of the abrantinos and the visitors who come from neighbouring villages, moving here during that period.
The Festivities of Abrantes are the largest social and cultural event of the county, arising from June the 9th to the end on the 14th. It takes place in more than ten different spaces and places within the city, from the Historical Center to the Aquapolis (shores of the Tagus River).
This is a joint initiative of the City Hall of Abrantes and the Tagus - Association for Integrated Development of the Ribatejo region and takes place between the end of October and early November.
Estrada Nacional 118,
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Largo de Stº António
Tel. 241 361 261
Tlm. 919 369 047
Fax. 241 365 218
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Rua de Vale Manso - Albufeira de Castelo de Bode
2200-061 Aldeia do Mato
Tel. 241 105 809
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Estrada nacional 118, km 142, 100 - Apartado 2
Tel. 241 833 464
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Fax. 241 833 287
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Água Travessa – Bemposta
Tel. 241 760 000
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Estrada Nacional 118, km 149 - Alvega
Tel. 241 822 913
Tlm. 917 610 579
Fax. 241 822 915
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Avenida 25 de Abril, n.º 49
Tel. 241 360 620
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Av. Eng. Adelino Amaro da Costa
Tel. 241 379 210
Fax. 241 379 211
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