Odivelas, Greater Lisbon - City (57.000 inhab.) and municipality (144.600 inhab.) of the district of Lisbon, Odivelas is situated to the north of Portugal's capital. From Odivelas to Lisbon there are just over 17,6 km.

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Monastery and History

Castle, Monastery and History - In addition to the famous castle, in the Monastery of Alcobaça there are the tombs of D. Pedro and Da. Inês de Castro.

It was in the parish of Aljubarrota where the important battle for the independence of Portugal was fought, the Battle of Aljubarrota (1385). Portugal commanded by D. João I defeats the armies of Castile and Leon commanded by D. Juan I. See also Batalha.

Region of Lisbon

For those who stay a little longer, discovering the surroundings and the Greater Lisbon also, is a program not to be missed.

Discover Lisbon - there are many and varied attractions of the city that enchants visitors from around the world.

Lisbon Gastronomy - For those who gets a little more time, to discover the surroundings and the Greater Lisbon is a must-see program.