Mafra

The county of Mafra has been occupied since at least the Neolithic and Palaeolithic, of which memories were kept and of which invasions, achievements and reconquests are also part. The construction of Mafra's convent is one of the most striking events of the municipality, since it worked as a main residence for D. João V and D. Carlota Joaquina. It was completed in 1744. Mafra has different types of attractions: architectural heritage, archaeological sites, beaches and green spaces. These attractions are the genesis of the local economy, which joins tourism, trade, agriculture and some industries. The regional gastronomy, festivals and fairs are present across the county, as well as artisanal crafts, mainly pottery, basketry, tinsmiths and cooperage.

What to do in Mafra

Where to eat in Mafra

Where to sleep in Mafra

Quinta dos Machados
Quinta dos Machados

Manor built in the late 16th century and restored in the late 20TH century, currently working as a unit of rural tourism, for a family on a day trip for the wo…

Vila Galé Ericeira
Vila Galé Ericeira

4 star

Hotel situated right on the seafront, overlooking the beach of Ericeira, in the far West of Portugal. Has 202 rooms well equipped and very comfortable. Has res…

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