Monsaraz

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Where is Monsaraz located?

Monsaraz is a small, hilltop, medieval village in Alentejo, where human settlements in the area have existed since pre-historical times, thereby, making it one of the oldest Portuguese settlements of southern Portugal. Over the centuries at different periods, it was also inhabited by:

What makes Monsaraz so special?

Monsaraz, the graceful medieval village of Monsaraz, maintains the magic from ancient times like few others in the world. Made of lime and schist, this place whispers us, between the echo of our footsteps in its streets.

How to book a private tour of Monsaraz?

If you are interested in doing a private tour of Monsaraz you can check Get Your Guide. They have a 10-hour private, guided tour from Lisbon with stops in Évora, Almendres Cromlech and Monsaraz. To book this tour in advance, click here.

What is there to do in Monsaraz?

The wall surrounding Monsaraz has four historic entrances to the village. The main one, Porta da Vila or the Village Door, is over watched by two semi cylindrical towers. Above its gothic arch, is a memorial stone dedicated to the Immaculate Conception laid by King João IV in 1646.

What to do in Monsaraz?

Monsaraz Tour, Guided Visit Monsaraz - Well drive you through Alentejo! A tour to Monsaraz, or a guided tour to Monsaraz, is almost always on the plans of tourists in Alentejo. Because of the incomparable beauty we find on this medieval village that stopped in time. But also for the landscapes you can see from the top of the hill.

Is Monsaraz Portugal worth visiting?

I hope this guide on visiting the picturesque village of Monsaraz helps you to plan a wonderful trip to Monsaraz. It is truly an amazing place to visit in Portugal.

Where is Monsaraz located?

Monsaraz is a small, hilltop, medieval village in Alentejo, where human settlements in the area have existed since pre-historical times, thereby, making it one of the oldest Portuguese settlements of southern Portugal. Over the centuries at different periods, it was also inhabited by:

How to get to Monsaraz from Lisbon?

There are a few ways you can go to Monsaraz. To go to Monsaraz from Lisbon by bus, you will need to go to the Sete Rios bus terminal which can be easily reached by Metro via the Blue line. On the Blue metro line, you should stop at Jardim Zoologico and then walk to the bus terminal.

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