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Welcome to the CIBV!
Battle of Vimeiro Interpretation Center (CIBV)

The mission of the Battle of Vimeiro Interpretation Center is the study, research, interpretation, preservation, dissemination and tourist activation of the historical, cultural and military heritage (material and intangible) of the Peninsular War and in particular of the Battle of Vimeiro; but also the conservation and inventory of the estate, contributing to the promotion of the identity and personal growth of individuals, essential factors for the construction of local and regional identity.

Assuming itself as a mandatory visit for all military history enthusiasts, it presents a vast program of activities that lead to short or medium-term periods of stay.

As guardian of the memory of the battle fought at Vimeiro on August 21 1808, the CIBV makes a difference because of its surroundings, as it was strategically built on the battlefield, and also because of its collections consisting of armament, uniforms, documents of the time and unique archaeological pieces that deserve the attention of visitors. Even more because of the cultural program that is developed annually and the resources and equipment that make it accessible and inclusive tourist equipment for ALL.

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Welcome to the CIBV!

360 Virtual Visit
360 Virtual Visit

Discover the Interpretation Center of the Battle of Vimeiro through another perspective: a 360 virtual tour.

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Guided Tours
Guided Tours

Objective: In these visits, adapted to the various age levels, students will have the opportunity to explore the permanent exhibition of CIBV, addressing the various themes related to the Battle of Vimeiro.

Target Audience: School children

Limit of participants: 50 children

Duration: 60 minutes

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Battle of Vimeiro 1808
Battle of Vimeiro 1808
Historical Recreation and 19th Century Market

The event “Historical Recreation and 19th Century Market” takes place on the third weekend of July and is an event organized by the Municipality of Lourinhã, the Parish Council of Vimeiro and the Association for the Memory of the Battle of Vimeiro (AMBV).

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Opening hours
Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2pm to 5.30pm.

Contacts
address Rua do Monumento, nº 17-A 2530-835 Vimeiro - Lourinhã
Email cibatalhavimeiro@cm-lourinha.pt
telephone (351) 261 988 471