Pa��o de Arcos is located next to Oeiras and at 15 Km from Lisbon, quite easy to go by train or by car though the highway.
The Town’s name comes from the Palace of the Arches located at its entrance, where king D. Manuel I of Portugal watched Vasco da Gama's caravels leave for India.
It’s mainly composed by ancient villas and modern apartments near the beach. It also has lovely gardens, a square with an ancient bandstand, restaurants and crafts fairs during the weekends.
This town also has one of the biggest office parks in Europe, the Quinta da Fonte.
Paço de Arcos seduces anyone who moves in to live and work.