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Loures

The municipality of Loures has several points of interest, from rural constructions, such as quintas, mills and wine cellars, to other monuments of significance for Portuguese history and culture. The famous and valued light and aromatic white wine of Bucelas is made in this municipality, and a wine and harvest festival is held in the second weekend of October.

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A natural highlight in the north of the municipality is the Parque Municipal do Cabeço de Montachique, with 32 hectares of woodland, fauna and flora, and in the east is the Parque do Tejo, a zone of calm waters that is a privileged place to watch various species of birds, particularly the exuberant flamingos.Religious monuments include the Igreja Matriz de Loures, a 16th century church, and the Palácio dos Arcebispos which was reconstructed in the 18th century and has interesting figures on its stairs.


The Castelo de Pirescoxe, dating from the 15th century, still has embattled medieval towers, now rebuilt with an auditorium and exhibition rooms.
You can also visit the Museu Municipal de Loures, inaugurated in 1998, with temporary and permanent exhibitions (agricultural implements, rural furniture) and the Museu de Cerâmica, inaugurated in 2000, where you can visit exhibitions of pottery manufactured in the Sacavém pottery factory and also kiln 18.
 

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Museu Municipal da Quinta do Conventinho (Quinta do Conventinho Municipal Museum)

Quinta do Conventinho Municipal Museum

This little museum in Loures, just outside the gates of Lisbon, guards the memories, habits and tools of the region’s rural and rustic way of life.

Monument Square The Mitre or Archbishops Palace

The Mitra or Archbishops’ Palace

The former summer residence of, first, the archbishops and, then, the patriarchs of Lisbon.

Wine and Vine Museum

Wine and Vine Museum

An insight into winegrowing in the region.


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Skip the usual tourist routes and come and discover another castle close to Lisbon. In an area little visited by tourists, this castle is a special find.


With an impressive church and pleasant centre, come and discover the historic side of Loures, a place seldom associated with religious buildings.


The Sacavém ceramics factory was created in 1850 and became one of the most well-known producers of fine faience in Portugal and Europe.


This little museum in Loures, just outside the gates of Lisbon, guards the memories, habits and tools of the region’s rural and rustic way of life.


Have you ever wondered how Portugal managed to stop Napoleon’s army from reaching Lisbon?


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This building has the façade of the former Macau Pavilion (Expo'98) and also houses the Vieira da Silva Municipal Gallery.