Experience Portugal

Ginja of Vila das Rainhas® wins another prize!

  Over the years, Vila das Rainhas®, Ginja of Óbidos has accustomed us all in obtaining several important national and international awards and the year 2020 could not have started better for this brand! The Vila das Rainhas®, Ginja of Óbidos, was chosen by the Portuguese as the best national Ginja (sour cherry) liquor brand, which led … Continued

2019 Ginja Festival – Amoreira de Óbidos

On the 28th, 29th and 30th of June,  will take place another edition of the Ginja (sour cherry) Festival in the town of Amoreira de Óbidos, located just 5 minutes away from the beautiful village of Óbidos. This will be the 6th edition of the event, which has been gaining notoriety over the years. The … Continued

At the discovery of amphibians in Poça do Vau

On the night of April 13, PureWest – Portugal Experiences was present at the nocturnal walk dedicated to the observation of amphibians in Poça do Vau, a wetland adjacent to the beautiful Óbidos Lagoon. The activity was promoted by the Interpretation Center for the Óbidos Lagoon and was attended by 20 participants from different regions … Continued

Entre Vinhas e Mar – An example of innovative entrepreneurship in Amoreira

In an era where the tourism sector is of paramount importance for the development of the territories, there are several projects of high differentiation, with the capacity to generate higher rates of attractiveness for the regions where they are inserted. It is in this framework that the Entre Vinhas e Mar agroturismo project is inserted. … Continued

Birdwatching and ringing session of wild birds in Óbidos Lagoon

Last March 31, occurred another initiative of ringing wild birds in the Óbidos Lagoon. This activity was promoted by the Interpretation Center of Óbidos Lagoon, a project that joins the Council of Caldas da Rainha, the Municipalities of Caldas da Rainha and Óbidos and the League for the Protection of Nature (LPN). The activity was … Continued