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Gardens in Vila Viçosa

Tapada Real

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Vila Viçosa
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

A space with a perimeter of 18 kilometres, one of the very first "coutos" (hunting grounds) in Portugal. It remains a hunting ground and has a wide architectural heritage that spreads along the two parts of the "Tapada", such as the small houses, the chapels or the palace. Besides the agricultural areas, the gardens and the orchard one can go for strolls and occasionally encounter some wild life.

Tapada de Vila Viçosa

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Avenida Duques de Bragança
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

One of the preferred hunting areas of the king Dom Carlos, the Tapada of Vila Viçosa was managed by the Foundation of the House of Bragança. In 1981, the Direcção-Geral das Florestas (the organism that manages the forests) acquired 269 of the approximate 1200 hectares of the "tapada". There are several species of animals, namely the Iberian linx, the royal eagle, the black heron and the black vulture.

Jardim Municipal do Largo

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Largo Mouzinho de Albuquerque
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

A nice gardem, with benches for a pause. There are tall trees.

Mata Municipal de Vila Viçosa

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Largo Dom João IV
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

A forest with a picnic area, in full touch with nature. One may breathe fresh air and enjoy a wide variety of vegetal species.

Jardim Público de Bencatel

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Praça da República
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

A garden with lush vegetation, benches and lovely flowerbeds. There are lamps.

Jardim Municipal da Avenida

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Avenida Duques de Bragança
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

A very peaceful garden, with a large illuminated lake. Its several trees offer excellent shade and fine resting moments.

Varanda dos Namorados

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Vila Viçosa
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

A belvedere with charming panoramic views of the Castle, of the Terreiro do paço and of the old streets of Lisbon.

Parque Infantil do Largo Dom João IV

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Largo Dom João IV
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

Large park, colorful, with many trees of great height that protect children from the sun while playing in the various amusements.

Parque Infantil de São Romão

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Rua Doutor Fernando Barradas
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

Small park in sand, with water slide, merry-go-round and swings, situated in a residential area of little movement.

Parque Infantil de Bencatel

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Bairro 25 de Abril
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

Park located within a garden, in synthetic floors, with various diversions, some protected by the shade of the trees. You can watch the kids through one of the garden benches.

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