Alcobaca, Portugal. Situated in central Portugal, Alcobaca is a historic town known for its magnificent UNESCO-listed Monastery of Alcobaca. Visit the monastery and admire its stunning Gothic architecture, intricate carvings, and royal tombs. Explore the charming streets of the town center, visit the Alcobaca Castle, and discover the local handicrafts and gastronomy. Alcobaca is also a gateway to the nearby beautiful beaches of Nazare and Sao Martinho do Porto, making it a perfect destination for history and beach lovers alike.