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Arriving

By Train -- From the Estação do Rossio station in Lisbon (Metro: Rossio), commuter trains run to Cacém, where you can change trains for Óbidos. About 11 trains a day make the approximately 2-hour run; the one-way fare is 7.70€. For information and schedules, call tel. 808/208-208.

By Bus -- There are bus connections from Lisbon, but the train is easier. Buses leave from Avenida Casal Ribeiro in Lisbon for the 75-minute trip to Caldas da Rainha, where you transfer to another bus to Óbidos. The one-way fare is 6.50€. About six buses a day make the 20-minute trip from Caldas da Rainha to Óbidos. For information, call tel. 26/283-10-67 in Caldas da Rainha.

By Car -- From Lisbon, N8 runs north to Óbidos via Torres Vedras. This trip takes about an hour. You can also take Highway A8.

Visitor Information

You'll find the Óbidos Tourist Office on Porta da Vila (tel. 26/295-92-31; www.rt-oeste.pt). It's open May to September daily from 9:30am to 7:30pm, and October to April daily from 9:30am to 6pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.