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Nestled in the historic centre of the city of Palmela, 42 km from Lisbon. Set at 230 metres above sea level, it has fantastic views of the Serra da Arrábida, over the Atlantic Ocean and over the lowlands and vineyards of the region. The Pousada includes cloisters from the old convent constructed in the castle. The main landmark of the municipality is its Castle. Built in a prime location, it is key to the area between the Sado and Tejo river basins, one of the points on Lisbon's defence triangle on the south side. 
Discover the gorgeous beaches of the Costa Azul, the Sado Estuary Natural Reserve where you can observe a community of resident dolphins and the Serra da Arrábida National Park. When taking a stroll through the centre of the city of Palmela, the churches are the main attraction. In the surrounding area, discover the man-made caves of Quinta do Anjo and the Rio Frio Estate and Palace.If you are a fan of wine, this region has three of the most reputable national wineries: Bacalhôa, Dona Ermelinda de Freitas and José Maria da Fonseca.


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