Fodor's Expert Review Castelo de Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa Castle/Palace
In the heart of Vila Viçosa, surrounded by lush gardens, is this medieval-era castle. For a while it was the home of the Bragança family before they settled down in the nearby Paço Ducal. Inside you'll find a 16th-century church and a cemetery where the Portuguese poet Florbela Espanca rests. You can walk around the walls or visit the small museums of archaeology and hunting located inside the castle.
Castle/Palace Historical

Quick Facts

Av. Duques de Bragança
Vila Viçosa, Évora  7160-243, Portugal

-268 980 128

www.fcbraganca.pt

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Free entrance to the castle, €3 for museums, Closed Mon. Closed Tues. morning.

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