A little of history...

The Arrábidos and the Saint Anthony Monastery, in Torres Novas

The Franciscans from Santa Maria da Arrábida Province, or Arrábidos, instituted in 1542 and whose monasteries quickly spread in all the country (25 monasteries), arrived to Torres Novas at the end of the 16th century. Here we tell the whole story:
It all starts with St. Peter of Alcantara... (pass the mouse over the images to know more)

This property later had several owners until, in 2004, the current owners (Isabel Zuzarte Reis Gomes and Álvaro Santos Gomes) transformed it into a Rural Tourism Estate, with the name of Casa dos Arrábidos.