Castelo de Vila Viçosa

Quadrangular Castle surrounded by a moat and two cylindrical turrets. The access is made through a classical façade. It is a rare specimen in the panorama of Portuguese military architecture, with the fence, the towers and medieval doors to coexist with the Renaissance fortification. Enhancement for the Castle of the Dukes of Braganza, with marble columns, topped rooms and ribbed vaults.

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Avenida Duques de Bragança
7160-209,Vila Viçosa

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  • tuesday: 14:00-17:00
  • thursday: 14:00-17:00
  • wednesday: 14:00-18:00
  • friday: 10:00-13:00
  • saturday: 10:00-13:00
  • sunday: 10:00-13:00


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  • tuesday: 14:00-18:00
  • thursday: 14:00-18:00
  • wednesday: 14:00-17:00
  • friday: 14:00-18:00
  • saturday: 14:00-18:00
  • sunday: 14:00-17:00

Monuments near Castelo de Vila Viçosa

Alameda das Piscinas, Vila Viçosa

Cruzeiro do Carrascal


Punch one step, the Centre of which stands the base of enormous proportions formed by convex plinth. It has a Latin cross involved in arm larger and on the cru…

Largo Dom João IV, Vila Viçosa

Antigo Convento de Nossa Senhora do Amparo


This was the convent of the order of Saint Paul Hermit and was built following the 16th-century urban expansion. It was composed by Church, chancel, cruise, sa…

Avenida Duques de Bragança, Vila Viçosa

Antigo Palácio dos Matos Azambuja


Old villa built in 1599, with rectangular plan, with two floors and two bodies and a central courtyard, the family estate Matos Azambuja. Belatedly came to be …

Avenida Bento de Jesus Caraça, Vila Viçosa

Busto de Florbela Espanca


Florbela Espanca was born in 1894 in Vila Viçosa. Was a writer and poet and his life is associated with various troubles, patents on his literary production an…

Terreiro do Paço, Vila Viçosa

Convento das Chagas de Cristo


Franciscan convent of the second order-Poor Clares. Rectangular plant, consists of chancel, vestry and cloister. Your estate is vast and includes interior chap…

Rua Duque Dom Jaime, Vila Viçosa

Convento dos Agostinhos


Founded during the reign of d. Afonso III, more precisely in 1267, was dedicated to our Lady of grace. His destiny was to be the Dukes of Bragança pantheon. Th…

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