The municipality of Torres Vedras launched a guide for creating sustainable events, establishing 145 measures that should be adopted throughout 9 thematic areas. These measures, that are voluntary based, aim to promote sustainability on the events taking place on the municipality.
Torres Vedras actively participates in the sustainable tourism programs of QualityCoast and Green Destinations since 2007. Since many years it has reached the highest (Platinum) Award level and it is selected in the Sustainable Destinations Global Top 100.
Torres Vedras recently completed the rehabilitation of Castro do Zambujal, a site of human occupation dating back to 5000 years ago. Because of this project the municipal council won the 2nd price in the category “Best of Communities & Culture” of the Sustainable Destination Awards in March 2020.