Torres Vedras is a Portuguese municipality in the district of Lisbon and has 20 km of coastal area, rich historical heritage and diverse gastronomy. This municipality protects and promotes biodiversity and puts efforts in increasing soft mobility opportunities. Torres Vedras also sees importance in raising environmental awareness among its citizens for which they opened Environmental Education Center. This equipment aims to demonstrate the importance of reducing water consumption, improving water loss system, reusing the treated wastewater and using rainwater for irrigation. Their efforts were already recognized by European Green Leaf award.
This destination participated in the ‘Best of Top 100 Awards’ at ITB Berlin 2018 and was the 1st winner of the Best of Cities, Communities & Culture awards category, along with other 3 QualityCoast Portuguese destinations.
This destination also participated in the 2019 Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards at ITB Berlin and was the 1st winner of the Best of Europe awards category along with other 7 Portuguese destinations.
This destination participated in the 2020 Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards at ITB Berlin and was the 2nd place of the Best of Communities & Cultures awards category.