Things to see and do - Vila Viçosa
Vila Viçosa :
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This shaded city, which was home of the dukes of Bragança, climbs up the hill to a mixture of orange and lemon trees. The town makes money from a few craft activities and by taking advantage of the marble quarries in the surrounding area. The centre of the town, around the praça da Republica has some lively areas, but the areas of the ducal palace and the old town give it more of a museum-town kind of atmosphere which recalls the life of greatest luxury of the Braganças .
Tourist attractions Vila Viçosa : Things to see and do
N255 P - 7160 Vila Viçosa
The oldest parts date from the 13C, but the castle was remodelled later. It is surrounded by deep ditches. When you visit, you will pass through the underground parts of the early building. On the first floor, an archaeological museum has been set ..
P - 7160 Vila Viçosa
The castle and the ramparts built at the end of 13C by King Dinis, were reinforced by bastions in the 17C. The crenellated walls, flanked by towers, still encircle an old town. You enter through a door cut into the wall. The alleys are bordered by wh..
Rua Dr. Couto Jardim P - 7160 Vila Viçosa
Founded by Joana de Mendonça, second wife of the Duke D. Jaime I, the old Convent of the Wounds is located to the south of the Palace square. the church , with its walls covered in azulejos from 1626, serves as the necropolis for the Duchesses of ..
Hotels Vila Viçosa
Largo Gago Coutinho P - 7160-214 Vila Viçosa
Featuring indoor and outdoor swimming pools, this Marmoris Hotel & SPA is located in Vila Viçosa, known for its marble. The hotel’s Stone Spa by Cinq Mondes provides relaxing treatments. Many Marmoris’ rooms include a terrace and all have individual..