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Among the green hills and valleys of the agricultural region northwest of Lisboa, known as 'Saloia', Aldeia da Mata Pequena is a small rural village with a dozen houses, where people still lives peacefully in close contact with nature, breathing clean air and living with authenticity. Small, simple, rustic and very cozy, the houses were rigorously restored from which there was almost nothing left but ruins, as result of an intense research work and, above all, of the passion and tenacious persistency of Ana Partidário and Diogo Batalha. It is a village full of tenderness and enchantment where the memories of a past which is familiar to us all, brings back an enthusiastic feeling about pieces of furniture and fixtures that were once part of our childhood and that enliven today's memories with enthusiasm. More Info
 
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Breakfast
Self-service

Breakfast is on a self-service basis, to allow more freedom and privacy to guests. Everything that is needed is in the refrigerator and in a basket full of varied, traditional delicacies. Cheleiros’s bread cooked in a wood fired oven is delivered every morning, still hot.
- Milk
- Tea
- Coffee
- Juices
- Cheleiros’s bread
- Cheese and ham
- Butter
- Homemade jams (tomato and pumpkin)
- Honey
- Cereals and oats
- Regional cakes

What To Do
 1. Penedo do Lexim 
 2. Bicycle rides 
 3. Off-road fun 
 4. Donkey rides 
 5. Children activities 
 6. Ti Eduardo & Dona Silvestre 

1. Mata Pequena is located in a place of great historical, tourist and cultural interest, within the Special Protection Area of Penedo do Lexim, an already extinct volcano where there is a archaeological site and which has a wonderful 360º panoramic view.

2. Here, you can go for several rides through tracks with different levels of difficulty. Therefore, bring your walking boots and bicycles. But you can also ride horses or (3.) go off-road in a jeep, if you book in advance.

4. Mata Pequena has an area dedicated to preserve the traditional donkey of the region. The “Burricadas” with this friendly and peaceful animals are always fantastic.

5. Children will have great fun interacting with them, as with the other farm animals of the Aldeia. And they will also love learning the old customs (6.). For sure, at least for a few days, they will forget the Playstations.

Where To Go
 1. Tapada Nacional de Mafra 
 2. Mafra’s Convent 
 3. José Franco’s typical village 
 4. Atlantic Coast 
 5. Sintra (World Heritage) 
 6. Berlengas Island 

1. Created in 1747 as an adequate surrounding to the Convent, this natural wonder combines the pleasures of enjoying nature with the observation, in the wild, of species such as deer, fallow deer, wild boars, foxes and even wolves.

2. Built by D. João V to fulfil a vow, it’s the masterpiece of the Portuguese Baroque style. Its library holds over 40.000 books.

3. The famous potter has recovered the usages and habits of the region in a small scale replica-museum of a typical village.

4. The seafront offers a great scenic beauty. Take a walk through the cliffs or enjoy the lovely beaches.

5. Go through the village’s narrow streets and the footpaths of the mysterious “serra”. Visit Quinta da Regaleira and get fascinated by its secrets.

6. A bit farther, visit the Berlengas Natural Reserve, an isle with characteristic fauna and flora, and spectacular spots to swim. In Óbidos try the traditional “ginginha”.

contacts & location
"Who said that
past and present can not
live in harmony?"
 
Ana Partidário & Diogo Batalha
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Ana Partidário & Diogo Batalha
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Aldeia da Mata Pequena
Rua S. Francisco de Assis,
2640-366 Igreja Nova
Mafra, Portugal
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+351 935 141 909
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