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In this city you will find the most beautiful Cistercian abbey in Portugal. Situated in an agricultural region, at the confluence of the Alcoa and Baça, Alcobaça has as it main resources the production of fruit and wine and the manufacture of a cherry liqueur. It is also a very lively centre selling local pottery and you will find, spread along the pavements of the main square in front of the monastery, vases, fountains and bowls in various shapes.

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  • Mosteiro de Santa Maria Recommended Recommended

    Praça 25 de Abril P - 2460 Alcobaça

    Seen from the outside, these 18C buildings give no real indication of the Cistercian architectural jewels that lie within. The façade was rebuilt in the Baroque style and the portal and rose window are all that remain of the original façade. You will..

  • Abbatial Buildings Recommended Recommended

    Praça 25 de Abril P - 2460 Alcobaça

    This monastic complex is impressive. Visitors will be immediately struck by the simple lines of the 14C claustro do Silencio (the cloister of silence), whose thin double columns elegantly support three arches surmounted by a rose window. Visits to th..

  • Alcobaça Church Recommended Recommended

    Praça 25 de Abril P - 2460 Alcobaça

    A programme of restoration has reinvested this church with the nobility and sobriety associated with Cistercian buildings. This church is one of the largest and tallest of its kind. Note the immense nave and the transept which houses the tombs (14C) ..

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Hotels Alcobaça

  • Hotel Santo Antonio Da Baia

    Dos Bombeiros Voluntarios P - 2460-654 São Martinho do Porto

    The Albergaria is located in the town of São Martinho do Porto, just 600 metres from the beach, and the seashell-shaped São Martinho Bay. It offers free private parking and Wi-Fi. The Albergaria Stº Antonio Da Baia has rooms with a private bathroom,..

  • Hotel D. Ines de Castro

    Rua Costa Veiga nº 44/48 P - 2460-028 Alcobaça

    Located in the historic city of Alcobaça, D. Inês de Castro offers rooms with satellite channels and private bathrooms. Alcobaça Monastery is 500 metres from the hotel. All the rooms are equipped with air conditioning and free WiFi. They have a clas..

  • Hotel Santa Maria

    Dr. Francisco Zagalo 20-22 P - 2460 - 041 Alcobaça

    Offering rooms with panoramic views of the next-door Alcobaça Monastery, this hotel offers free underground parking and a veranda terrace to enjoy a drink. The air-conditioned rooms at the Hotel Santa Maria have a satellite TV and are decorated with..

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