Fodor's Expert Review Mosteiro de Sao Bernardo

Portalegre Museum/Gallery Fodor's Choice

Founded in 1518, the Monastery of Saint Bernard is a beautiful Renaissance property that includes a tiled church, cloisters with a central garden and fountain, and a mausoleum. The monastery closed after the last monk died in 1878, and since then the building has been used as a seminary, a high school, a municipal museum, and military barracks. It's now used by the National Guard, which opens the building to visitors during selected hours.

Museum/Gallery Historical Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

Av. George Robinson
Portalegre, Portalegre  7300, Portugal

245-307400

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Free

What’s Nearby

Related Forum Posts

Around the Web