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Torres Novas

Country:
Portugal
State:
Santarem
City:
Torres Novas
Type of Location:
Multiple
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Places to Visit
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By air

Nearest airports  to Torres Novas are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre

    Tancos Airport (distanced approximately 15 km)
    Leiria Airport (distanced approximately 41 km)
    Monte Real Airport (distanced approximately 49 km)
    Ota Airport (distanced approximately 56 km)
    Lisbon TP Airport (distanced approximately 75 km)
 

Key places to visit
New Castle Towers, Vila Cardilius, Cardilius village, Rio Almonda, Natural Monument of dinosaur footprints Ourem, Municipal Museum Carlos Reis, Ethnographic Museum of the Region of Torres Novas, Museum Agricultural Streams, Church of Mercy in Torres Novas, Church

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Places to Visit

New Castle Towers

New Castle Towers is located in the parish of Santa Maria, county of Torres Novas in the district of Santarem in Portugal. Dominant over the village, alongside the river Almonda, a member of the so called line of the Tagus, the old castle medieval remains ex-libris of the village. Still others attribute the founding of the town Celts in 308 BC.

Vila Cardilius

Cardilius village is situated in a rustic village of Queensland, a region center and sub-region of the Middle Tagus, Portugal. It is situated 3 km from the town of Torres Novas, near Skull. In it there are ruins of Roman in a farm house. These ruins were excavated in 1962, which was collected from a collection of hundreds of currencies of centuries II, III and IV, DC, as well as ceramics, bronzes, irons, glass Assyrians and Egypt, colored stucco, rings, stones of strain and a statue of Eros. All parts are in the Municipal Museum Carlos Reis.

Cardilius village

Cardilius village is situated in a rustic village of Queensland, a region center and sub-region of the Middle Tagus, Portugal. It is situated 3 km from the town of Torres Novas, near Skull. In it there are ruins of Roman in a farm house. These ruins were excavated in 1962, which was collected from a collection of hundreds of currencies of centuries II, III and IV, DC, as well as ceramics, bronzes, irons, glass Assyrians and Egypt, colored stucco, rings, stones of strain and a statue of Eros. All parts are in the Municipal Museum Carlos Reis.

Rio Almonda

Almonda The river is a Portuguese born in Serra de Aire 5 km northwest of Torres Novas, on the slope of the Serra de Aire, near Almonda, which he named, and couples Martanes. In its 30-kilometer route through the towns of Torres Novas and Golega where it empties into the right bank of the Tagus.Almonda The river follows its course from its source located in Mill Supply, then between Ribeira Ribeira White and Red, bathes the village of limpets, meanders the city of Torres Novas and empties into the River Tagus, the site of the Great Church, the county Golega. In total, its course is about 30 kilometers.

Natural Monument of dinosaur footprints Ourem

The National Monument Dinosaur Footprints Ourem / or Torres Novas National Monument Dinosaur Footprints of the Serra de Aire, known only by the Serra de Aire Footprints was created in 1996 by Decree 12/96 to 22 October. As the name implies, is located in Serra de Aire, near Fatima, in the municipalities of Ourem and Torres Novas and is part of the Natural Park of Serra de Aire and Lamps, occupying an area of about 20 hectares.

Municipal Museum Carlos Reis

In 1933, the museum was founded by Gustavo Lopes Pinto, and in 1942 he was awarded the name of the great painter torrejano Carlos Reis. Here, visitors can see and understand the living history of civilizations and cultures over thousands of years lived and explored the features found in the region of Torres Novas. Thus, the museum and major tourist attractions are interrelated and unlikely to understand one of these attractions without visiting the museum. For this reason, we can deduce that it is a must to visit.

Ethnographic Museum of the Region of Torres Novas

The Ethnographic Museum of the Region of Torres Novas opened its doors to the public for the first time in 1986 thanks to the cooperation of the Association of Friends of Museums Torrejanos and City Hall.In the former premises of the Road, meets an estate representative of the various areas of ethnography (technology, agriculture, costume, craft activities) as well as a set of parts of the field of industrial archeology. Earlier in the year 2012 throughout the expólio museulógico was transferred from the old premises of the road to the pavilion Joaquim Pedro Matias located adjacent to Municipal Stadium, getting the public exposure of the parts temporarily closed.

Museum Agricultural Streams

The Agricultural Museum of Streams Opened in Brooks in 1989, brings together a valuable collection representing the various aspects of the livelihood of the people riachense.
One can observe the traditional house, the mill and threshing, agricultural machinery, the costume, the arts and crafts traditional.In short this museum represents a recent past that became extinct with the advent of the industrial revolution

Church of Mercy in Torres Novas

The Church of Mercy is a Church of Torres Novas, Portugal and many of the architectural element, and art more relevant, more beautiful and richer than the city has.In its exterior has a staircase-style Baroque, the entrance to the temple is entered through the door in elevational side, this is a portal carved in stone late-Renaissance. Inside the temple is all nice and everything was done thought in detail, the walls are covered with tiles of the seventeenth century from floor to ceiling, the ceiling is composed of a dome with wooden panels. The altar is where it highlights the high baroque with lacy gilded. You can also admire the nativity of Machado de Castro.

Church of St. Peter

The Church of St. Peter is located in Torres Novas. It is recognized that there may have been built in the fourteenth century, instead of a small chapel there already exists. This temple is the epitome and symbol of the parish of St. Peter. Not being a temple of rare architectural beauty, curiosity has its main entrance have been made in the side elevation, this entry stands out relief over the door of the keys, the symbol of St. Peter. Is also curious to know that the bell tower served as a model for the tower of the Church of Salvador.

Church of Santiago

The Church of Santiago is a church of the town of Torres Novas, Portugal. It is located at the beginning of Rua Miguel de Arnide. was built in the reign of Sancho and I have replaced a small chapel built by D. sent Afonso Henriques when taking the castle from the Moors. Highlight for the interior, with tiles, gilt and paintings from the XVII and XVIII. It was here that the cuts were made in 1438.Thus, it is believed that D Afonso Henriques, in 1148, built a chapel on this site in honor of Santiago, later, in 1203, D. Sancho I have built a church.

Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao

The Our Lady of Grace Church is located in the historic village of limpets in Portugal. It was built in 1550 by Marco Lopes, over a small chapel there already existed.In 1715 the tower was built, was rebuilt in 1883, in 1963 was expanded with two transverse arms and in 1990 / 1991 received a new floor and a new roof, work that was carried out with full credit for a renowned carpenter Lapense, Rodrigo Bernardo Leiriao.

Rose Garden

Rose Garden is a garden in Torres Novas, Portugal, designed by architect Antonio Luis Santos Pereira and was inaugurated on November 22 of 2003. It is located next to the Municipal Swimming Pool Complex Fernando Cunha and the Municipal Library Gustavo Lopes Pinto, is crossed by the river Almonda, and takes its name from the house a significant number of roses. It is an excellent leisure area, it has a playground and an amphitheater where they can perform many different events.
 

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