Jardim do Paço
Ex-libris of the city, the construction of the Jardim do Paço was ordered in 1725 by the Guarda Bishop, Dom João de Mendonça. It has cascades, water spouts, lakes and stairs, in a relation of harmony with the garden. The jardim alagado or the tank with narrow curves stand out for its extreme beauty. At the kings stairs are represented all the Portuguese kings. There are several sculptures in the garden.
Rua Bartolomeu da Costa
- Difficult external parking
- WC, Tables & benches, Pool
Gardens near Jardim do Paço
Jardim da Devesa
Small garden located in the city centre in front of the town-hall. There’s a small café with a pleasant, covered esplanade and some benches to rest while watch…
Parque da Cidade
Very pleasant green area set in the historic area of the city. With a simple and elegant outline is has trees, lakes, lawns and big circular pergola.
Miradouro de São Gens
Belvedere opened in 1941, offering a lovely panoramic view of the historic area. Placed near the castle, it takes a long way up to reach it, but it’s worth the…