Transportation in Batalha

Transportation in Batalha

After you found out all you needed about the beauties of Batalha, about its accommodations or restaurants, now it’s time to know something about transportation in Batalha. This information is important in every trip that we take because we have to plan carefully our time. Personally, I prefer strolling when I visit a new place because I do not want to miss anything, but if you prefer cars I’ll help you with that. Therefore, I’ll present you the main transport facilities in and towards Bata... [ read more ]

Things to see in Batalha

Things to see in Batalha

Many people claim that one has not a lot of things to see in Batalha and that one day is enough to visit it. However, I believe that if you are paying attention at the things you see, you’ll be fascinated by their beauty or by their historical importance. The main objective in town remains the Monastery. Therefore, I’ll present you some information that you should know about its content and about what you should see here: The Founder’s Chapel A special attraction of the Batalha’s M... [ read more ]

Batalha’s gastronomy and wine-growing

Batalha’s gastronomy and wine-growing

The gastronomy is a very important part of the travel experience, because it can help you discover better the country that you visit. What speaks better about the locals than the food that they eat? And for everything to be in its place, a good food is associated with a good wine. Therefore, your vacation will be a real success if you choose a location that has both a traditional cuisine and an appreciated wine region. The town of Batalha is the answer of all your questions. In order to convince... [ read more ]

Things you should know about Batalha’s Abbey

Things you should know about Batalha’s Abbey

Whether you are local, student or just a visitor in town, you should definitely go to see the Monastery of Batalha. But before you decide hitting the road, here some Things you should know about the Batalha’s Abbey:  The History of the Monastery The Monastery of Batalha, more commonly known by the locals as Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitoria de Batalha, was built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over the Castilians at the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385. Actually, it represent... [ read more ]

Top attractions in Batalha

Top attractions in Batalha

Batalha, this little town in Portugal, offers many interesting sightseeing for those who choose to visit it. Even if most of the tourists come in this location to see the Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitoria, during their stroll they discover other beautiful objectives, like museums, churches or statues. For those who want to find more about the town here is Top attractions in Batalha: Alta Estremadura Ethnographic Museum / Casa da Madalena Alta Estremadura Ethnographic Museum was opened ... [ read more ]

Most interesting tours around Batalha

Most interesting tours around Batalha

Due to the fact that Batalha is a small town, which can be visited one day only, most of the tourists choose to go also in nearby Fatima, Alcobaca or Nazare. Therefore, if you want to find out more about Leiria District in Portugal and if you are willing to see a lot of beautiful things here Most interesting tours around Batalha: The town of Alcobaca A few kilometers to the south of Batalha is located the town of Alcobaca. The main objectif of this location is the Monastery, known as Mosteir... [ read more ]

Best restaurants in Batalha

Best restaurants in Batalha

Once arrived in Batalha, you will see that you don’t have to worry about eating out. Even if it is a small town, restaurants are not missing in Batalha. All you have to do is to choose the best option for you, considering your taste and your budget. That’s why, I’ll present you the Best restaurants in Batalha: Vinho em qualquer circunstancia This is my first choice because Vinhoemqualquercircunstancia is different from other locations of this type. In this restaurant, the wine is the... [ read more ]

Where to stay in Batalha

Where to stay in Batalha

If you decide to visit Batalha, this small town of Portugal, situated in the Leiria District, you will probably wonder where to settle down during your visit here. So, I’m going to help you with that. I will show you Where to stay in Batalha. Hotel Do Maestre Afonso Domingues This hotel is named after the architect Afonso Domingues, the one who began the construction of the Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitoria, the main objective in Batalha, in 1386. First of all, this is a great choice b... [ read more ]

Discover Batalha

Discover Batalha

The town of Batalhais situated in the Central Coastal Region of Portugal, more specific in Leiria District, at a distance of 122 kilometers from Lisbon. It counts 7.500 inhabitants and it is considered to be one of the most interesting historical places in Portugal. Actually, the town was founded by King D. Joao I after a huge event, the victory in the Battle of Aljubarrota, in August 1385, which ended the crisis in the country. If you manage to discover Batalha I assure you that you will not be... [ read more ]