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Discover the Enchanting Village of Obidos with Premiere Tours

Nestled on a hilltop and encircled by ancient walls, Obidos is one of Portugal’s most picturesque and well-preserved medieval villages. Stepping into Obidos feels like traveling back in time, with its narrow cobblestone streets, whitewashed houses adorned with colorful flowers, and the imposing presence of the 12th-century castle. This charming village is a must-visit destination, and there’s no better way to experience it than with a private tour from Premiere Tours.

The Allure of Obidos

Obidos, often referred to as the “Wedding Present Town,” was a gift from King Dinis to Queen Isabel in the 13th century. This tradition of royal gifts has left Obidos with a rich historical heritage and a romantic ambiance that continues to enchant visitors. The town is a labyrinth of winding streets, each leading to stunning architectural gems, quaint shops, and delightful cafes.

One of the highlights is the Obidos Castle, which now functions as a luxury hotel. The castle offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, making it an ideal spot for photography enthusiasts. The town also boasts the Igreja de Santa Maria, a beautiful church with a stunning interior decorated with azulejos (traditional Portuguese tiles) from the 17th century.

Another must-see attraction is the Livraria de Santiago, a unique bookstore housed in a former church. For those with a sweet tooth, the local delicacy, Ginja de Obidos, a cherry liqueur often served in a chocolate cup, is a treat not to be missed.

Premiere Tours: Your Gateway to Obidos

Premiere Tours offers a private, luxurious way to explore Obidos, ensuring you experience the best this medieval village has to offer. With a commitment to comfort, quality, and personalized service, Premiere Tours guarantees a memorable day trip tailored to your interests.

Your journey begins with a pick-up from your designated location in a high-comfort Mercedes-Benz vehicle, equipped with Wi-Fi and bottled water. Accompanied by a certified professional driver-guide, you will enjoy a smooth and informative ride to Obidos.

Meet Your driver-guide

One of the standout features of Premiere Tours is their exceptional team of driver-guides. With a wealth of knowledge about Portuguese history and culture, Premiere Tours driver-guides provide fascinating insights and stories that bring Obidos to life. Their friendly and professional demeanor ensures a relaxed and enjoyable tour experience.

Exploring Obidos with Premiere Tours

Upon arrival in Obidos, Rodrigo will guide you through the village’s main attractions, providing historical context and interesting anecdotes along the way. Whether you’re exploring the ancient castle, wandering through the charming streets, or sampling the local Ginja, Rodrigo’s expertise enhances every moment.

Premiere Tours also offers flexibility in their itineraries. If you have specific interests or sites you wish to visit, they are happy to customize the tour to suit your preferences. This personalized approach ensures that your visit to Obidos is exactly what you hoped for and more.

Conclusion

Obidos is a jewel in Portugal’s crown, offering a glimpse into the country’s rich history and culture. With Premiere Tours, you can explore this enchanting village in comfort and style, guided by knowledgeable experts like Rodrigo. Whether you’re captivated by medieval architecture, local delicacies, or the serene beauty of the Portuguese countryside, Obidos has something for everyone. Book your private tour with Premiere Tours today and embark on an unforgettable journey through one of Portugal’s most charming destinations.

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